Weekly Announcements May 27, 2020


Shavuot Services:

Friday May 29, 2020 at 7:30p.m., Shavuot service followed b ySpeed Torah.  An evening of short offerings (up to fifteen minutes per session) with  presenters, Cantor, Abbe Lyons, Maggid Paul Solyn, Dr. Terri Doerksen and Rabbi Oren Steinitz. Saturday  May 30, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. Shavuot service with Yizkor to follow. Both services are online.  Please call the office for the login. 

Torah Study –

Join Paul Solyn for Torah study class,Saturday, May 30, 2020, 4:00 p.m. Please call the office for the login. 


Join us  on Saturday, May 30 , 2020 at 8:45 a.m., for our Havdalah service. Please call the office for the login. 

Talmud for Non-Talmudists: 

Join Rabbi Oren Steinitz for class, Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. Please call the office for the login. 

The Sisterhood of Congregation Kol Ami Presents, “THE NO DINNER DONOR:” 

Coming directly to the comfort of your home Tuesday, June 9, 2020 6:30 p.m. on Zoom. Check your email prior to the meeting for a password from Adar Steinitz. Guest speaker, Joseph David “J.D. Iles, creator of HIDDEN LANDMARKS on WETM 18 news channel. He will present:  Rorick’s Glen Elmira’s Forgotten Amusement Park. There will be a business meeting and a raffle for those that get their donation into the CKA Office prior to the meeting date.

CKA 2020 Annual Meeting: 

Due to the Corona Virus we will hold our 2020 CKA Annual meeting online onJune 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  Paper ballots by mail and email are due no later than, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 by 3:00 p.m.  and are due no later than Friday, June 12 by 3:00 p.m. There will not be any voting during the meeting.

Jewish Community Survey:

CKA, JCF and Sisterhood together request each adult member of your household to please take a few minutes to complete the Jewish Community Survey.  It is YOUR opportunity to guide us as we all move forward. Please use the following link to complete the Survey on line, saving you a stamp and making it much easier for us to compile the results. If you wish to complete the Survey on paper, a copy has probably already arrived in your mail box.  And if you need additional paper copies, please  call the office at 607-732-7410. We all thank you greatly for your help.

Messages from the CKA Office:

There are 30 pairs of ear buds to be used with your computers for our Shabbat services and other events on Zoom. If you would like a pair please notify the CKA office at 607-732-7410  or email office@kolamielmira.org and we will get a pair sent to you.
The CKA & JCF Offices will be closed Friday, May 29, 2020 in honor of Shavuot. We will reopen Monday, June 1, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

1008 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14905

Shabbat Service Schedule:

Friday Evening Service - 7:30PM

Saturday Morning Service - 8:30AM

Saturday Morning Service - 9:30AM

1008 W. Water St. Elmira, NY 14905
Phone: 607-732-7410 / 607-734-7735