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:

Join us Friday, January 22, 2021, 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, January 23, 2021, 9:30 a.m. Join us for our services on Zoom.  Please call the office for login information 


Join us on Saturday January 23, 2021  for our Havdalah service at 5:45 p.m. Sign in to Zoom and invite friends and family to join in. Please call the office for login information 

Parashat Kol Ami:

Join us for a weekly Torah study, Sundays at 10:30 a.m., with Maggid Paul Solyn, January 24, 2021.


Talmud  for Non-Talmudists: 

Join Rabbi Oren Steinitz on Monday, January 25, at 7:30 p.m.,  for our next  class.  All sessions are held online.  Please call the office for login information. 
CKA Book Club: 

The following are the book titles and dates that the Book Club will meet: January 27, 2021, Unorthodox, by Deborah Feldman, February 17,2021, The Sweetness of Forgetting by Kristin Harmel, and March 17, 2021, The Third Daughter by Talia Carner, and April 21, 2021, Button Man by Andrew Gross All meetings are at noon online until further notice. The CKA office will email the link for the Book Club prior to the meeting. These books are available online, at the public library and in the Jerome & Etkind Library at CKA. Please note the Book Club date for January has changed from the 20th to the 27th.
Tu Bishvat Seder: 

Congregation Kol Ami’s seder for Tu Bishvat will take place on Zoom on Wednesday, January 27, at 7:30 p.m. The 15th of Sh’vat (Tu Bishvat) is the Jewish New Year for trees. For additional information, please see the January issues of the Kol Ami newsletter.  Please call the office for login information. 

Sisterhood Shabbat Service: 

The Sisterhood Shabbat service scheduled for January 29, 2021 is cancelled.

Purim News: 

Purim is coming…February 26, 2021 is Purim and YES, we plan on having our Mitzvah project this year, but it will look  little different. Watch for additional information in our January emails and in the February Kol Ami newsletter.

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