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Congregation Kol Ami is an inclusive, egalitarian Jewish community, serving the Jewish community of the Twin Tiers of New York and Pennsylvania.  

We welcome all individuals and families, both Jewish and inter-faith, regardless of their level or style of observance, gender or sexual orientation. Congregation Kol Ami is proud to offer a variety of religious, cultural and social programming to accommodate our different approaches to Jewish life. 

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Shabbat Services:
Friday Nights at 7:30PM,
Saturday, 9:30AM.
In person and on Zoom!

Candle Lighting and Weekly Torah/Haftarah Portions:

March 17th – 18th 6:58 pm
Exodus 35:1-40:38
Exodus 12:1-20
Prophets: Ezekiel 46:16-46:18


Join us on Saturday March 18th @ 8:00 for our Havdalah service
on Zoom!


Sisterhood Shabbat
March 17th 7:00 pm
(Note time change)
Please join us for the relaxing and
meaningful Friday night Shabbat
Service which the members of
Sisterhood have prepared.
We’re starting earlier than usual,
so that after services we can have
an especially elegant Oneg.
We’d love to see you!
JCF Film Series
Sunday March 19th 2:30 pm
Film Tango Shalom
In the Braunstein Community Room, it’s about 2 hrs. long and is rated PG-13

Adult Hebrew Class
Sunday, March 19th, 2023
in the regular zoom room at
9:30 am with Maggid Paul Solyn
For more information contact,
The adult Hebrew class is starting book 2. This is an opportunity to join the class if you can read printed Hebrew aloud with reasonable accuracy. The intermediate level places more emphasis on vocabulary and comprehension, so it can enhance your prayer experience even if you read aloud fluently.
The class uses "Aleph Isn't Enough" by Rabbi Linda Motzkin.
Next Prophets Class
Sunday, March 26th, 2023 in the regular zoom room at 10:30 am with
Maggid Paul Solyn
For more information contact
Talmud Class Resumes!
Monday March 20th @ 7:30PM

With Rabbi Oren

In the regular ZOOM Room



Service Leaders Training
An adult education class for
those interested in learning how to lead parts (or all) of Shabbat services.
PLEASE NOTE: Future sessions to
be determined.
Anyone interested in learning about the music and prayers used in services, please look at the new links on the CKA website and
watch for more to come.
Judaica Shop
The Sisterhood gift shop has new
Passover plates and Elijah cups
as well as their regular items
and cards in stock.
The gift shop will be open any
time the CKA office is open.
If you have special Judaica needs,
please contact Susan Seltzer.
CKA Book Club
Upcoming Book Club Selections:
- April 19th @ noon

Tomorrow, andTomorrow, and Tomorrowby Gabrielle Zevin

- May 17th @ noon
The Postmistress of Paris by Meg Waite Clayton
Please contact the office for more information
- 2nd Night Community Seder
Thursday, April 6
- The Meta and John Spiegler
Holocaust Remembrance Lecture
Tuesday, April 25, 2023, at 7 pm
in the Corning Museum of Glass auditorium. Our speaker is Felice Zimmern Stokes,
who was a hidden child in
France during the Holocaust. She
lives in Teaneck, NJ and belongs
to a congregation with Judy
Paskind, who is Meta and John
Spiegler’s daughter.
- Rachelle Lerner Bat mitzvah April 29th

Office Hours
Mon.– Fri.  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
(When possible) To ensure someone will be available to assist you, please call ahead and make an appointment.

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1008 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-7410
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