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October 02, 2015

"First Friday" erev Shabbat service

Friday, October 2 at 7:30 p.m.

Join us at our special service as Rabbi Holin will bless everyone with an October birthday or anniversary under a tallit.

October 04, 2015

Torahs Aloft on erev Simchat Torah

Sunday, October 4 at 7:00 p.m.

Join us as our three Torah Scrolls are carried around the sanctuary to the sound of joyful singing, and each one is held aloft to be read or chanted.

This service is... Read More

October 05, 2015

Simchat Torah-Yizkor service

Monday, October 5 at 10:00 a.m.

October 06, 2015

Continuing Jewish Education for Adults with Rabbi Holin

Tuesday mornings, October 6 and 13, from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Chaim Nachman Bialik (1873-1934) - Israel's National Poet best known for his epic poem written in 1903, "In the City of Slaughter", a scream of anguish following the... Read More

October 09, 2015

Board Installation erev Shabbat service

Friday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.

A Time of Gratitude for our Synagogue's Elected Leaders.

We gather to thank Jeff Cohen for his dedicated service as president of our congregation over the past two... Read More

October 15, 2015

Continuing Jewish Education for Adults with Neal Beatus

Thursday evenings October 15, 22 and 29 and November 5 from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.

Psychoanalysis and the Bible.

We will look at several biblical narratives as works of art or myths to see what truths they convey.  We will examine the following... Read More

October 16, 2015

"Fun for Kids" erev Shabbat service with our Student Choir

Friday, October 16 at 6:00 p.m.

A happy half hour with lots of music.  Appropriate for all ages!

October 16, 2015

erev Shabbat service with book reviewer Bevelry Rosen

Friday, October 16 at 7:30 p.m.

Beverly will be reviewing "Panic in A Suitcase" by Yelena Akhtiorskaya, a 30 year old Ukrainian-American author whose novel parallels her own coming of age in Brighton... Read More

October 17, 2015

Blessing of the Pets

Saturday, October 17 at 2:00 p.m.

Bring your furry, feathery, smooth or scaly, and small or large pets that fly, crawl, perch, walk, run, slither and swim!

October 18, 2015

Honeybee Program

Sunday, October 18 from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.

What's the buzz.....

Honeybees:  How They Live and What They Do.

What is a waggle dance?  What is propolis?

How do honeybees make honey?

All ages welcome to join us to... Read More

October 21, 2015

Continuing Jewish Educaiton for Adults with David Monblatt

Wednesdays, October 21 and 28 from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m.

Defiance: The Jewish Partisans of World War II

Many people are unaware that approximately 25,000 Jews risked their lives to fight back against the Nazis and their... Read More

October 26, 2015

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, October 26 from 2:30 to 7:15 p.m.

Please help in this life-saving program and give blood.  Walk-ins welcome.

October 30, 2015

"Fun for Kids" erev Shabbat service

Friday, October 30 at 6:00 p.m.

A happy half hour with lots of music.  Appropriate for all ages!

November 01, 2015

Healing Service

Sunday, November 1 at 1:00 p.m.

Our tradition offers moving and powerful prayers for loved ones in hospitals, recovering at home, or in hospice care, and for ourselves too:  healers who are in need of... Read More


From Rabbi Elliot Holin

Welcome to Congregation Kol Ami. Our name, which means “Voice of My People,” speaks to our goal of truly being here for each other. We are a synagogue of almost 200 member families affiliated with the Union for Reform Judaism, the voice of creative Judaism that provides contemporary meaning to traditional Jewish values and teachings.

As you navigate these pages, you will read about the many ways that our children, youth and adults are involved in our synagogue.

From the moment a child enters our community, whether it is in Early Learning Center or Religious School, we focus upon building positive Jewish experiences, making our clergy and the Torah accessible, and forging connections. We boast one of the highest... Read More

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