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 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. 


Shabbat Services: 
Friday, January 21, 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, January 22, 2022, 9:30 a.m., for our morning service.  Shabbat services are in person and also  on the CKA Zoom site.  Please call the office for login information 



Our next Havdalah service will be on  Saturday January 22 , 2022, at 5:45 p.m. Be sure to invite friends and family to join us online.  Please call the office for login information 


"Jewish Denominations - Past, Present and Future.: 

Our next class will be on Monday, January 24, 7:30 p.m. All are welcome! Classes are only on Zoom.  Please call the office for login information 


Torah Class, Prophets: 

Join the Torah study class on  Sunday, January 30th, 2022 at 10:30 a.m., with Maggid Paul Solyn.  Please call the office for login information 


Purim Shpiel:

"When Jewish Eyes are Smiling" Online only: Wednesday, March 16th @ 7:30 p.m. A hilarious retelling of the Purim story with an Irish flair, boasting the talents of many of our CKA community. If you are interested in being a part of the Chorus, rehearsals will be on Sunday afternoons, all people will be masked, the show will be videotaped at the synagogue. If you have Irish-themed costumes (hats, etc.) to lend and Shushan-themed costumes (Haman's hat, long flowing robes, etc) to lend...please drop them off with Fran by January, 31,2022. 


CKA Book Club: 

February 16, 2022, Hidden Palace by Helene Wecker and March 16, 2022, People Love Dead Jews by Dara Horn. All of the meetings are at noon online until further notice. The CKA office will email the link for the Book Club prior to the meeting. The books are available online, at the public library and in the Jerome & Etkind Library at CKA.

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