Adult and family programming

Screen Shot 2014-09-28 at 7.47.04 PMDance, study, sing, think, ask. Judaism is for the total person. Judaism is to know yourself better: where you come from and where you might yet like to go. Here at Kol Ami, you can join this incomparable search with other wonderful people – in a community of learners – intellectually open, spiritually honest and joyful. As a community, our Temple seeks to help members grow spiritually to deepen their understanding of the Jewish Heritage, and to strengthen their connection to Jewish community.


You can learn Hebrew, become an adult B’nai Mitzvah, take a parenting or grandparenting class, learn to cook an exotic cuisine, listen to a lecture, study Torah, knit, sing, meditate, trace your family tree and so much more. All courses and details are listed in our brochure and our calendar lists courses meeting on specific dates. You can even download our adult ed calendar onto most e-calendar programs so you never miss an event.


Adult & Family Programming Events Event listing & calendar


Grandparenting with Susan Davis
The first Monday of the month, via Zoom ~ 9:30am-11:00am
For more information or to obtain the Zoom link, email Susan.

Current Events with Beth Kava
Bi-monthly on Mondays, via Zoom ~ 11:00am-12:30pm
January 10, 24, Feb 7, 28, March 14, 28, April 11, 25, May 9, 23, June 6, 20. For more information or to obtain the Zoom link, email Beth.


Maj Jongg in the Kol Ami Gym
Tuesdays ~ 10:00am-2:00pm
Experienced players only but all are welcome to watch. To learn more, email Betsy.

Israel in the News
Select Tuesdays via Zoom at 7:30pm
Jan. 18, Feb.1, 15, Mar. 1, 15, Apr. 5, 19, May 3, 17, 31, June 14, 28
For more information or to obtain the Zoom link, email David. 



Kol Ami Reads with Doris Dingott
First Wednesday of each month from 9:15-10:30AM.

The list of books:
Oct 6 “The Guest Book” Sarah Blake
Nov 3rd “Interior China” Charles
Dec 1st “Annual Poetry Session Led by Amy Winkler
Jan 5th 2022 “The Warmth of Other Suns” Isabel Wilkenson
Feb 2nd 2022 “The Good Lord Bird” James McBride
March 2nd 2022 “The Good Lord Bird” James McBride
April 6th 2022 “Klara and the Sun” Kazuo Ishiguro
May 4th 2022 “Salvage the Bones” Jesmyn Ward
June1st 2022 Book by James Baldwin to be determined

For more information or to obtain the Zoom link, email Doris

Making Justice Real: Political Ethics in the Torah
With Rabbinic Intern Noah Lawrence

Wednesday nights,  October 27th-December 8th
Join face to face or by Zoom – we’ll all join together, each in the way we’re able

Class Description: What kind of work does it take to make society just and keep it that way? Is the task never-ending or can it reach completion, and if so how do we reach that point? Why does this work matter – what is at stake? Come join congregants and Rabbinic Intern Noah Lawrence as we discuss together what the Torah has to say about these questions. We’ll delve anew and deeply into classic stories like that of Pharaoh and the Exodus, Korach’s rebellion against Moses, and others. In our time when these questions bear particular significance, come explore the Torah’s timeless insights, and how they can guide us in choosing our paths forward and illuminate our spirits, together in good company.
For more information or to obtain the Zoom link, email Noah
To register for in-person class, click here.


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Wisdom of the Sages with Rabbi Tom Weiner
Thursdays via Zoom ~ 11:00am-12:00pm
Click here for  Zoom link

Meeting ID: 884 5671 4485
Passcode: 173850
Dial In: (646) 876-9923

Cultivating Spiritual Moments
Thursdays at 4:00 
In person: Chapel in the Woods
Registration Required

Parenting with Susan Davis
The first Thursday of the month, via Zoom ~ 12:30-2:30pm
For more information or to obtain the Zoom link, email Susan



Hassidic Teachings on the Parasha
Fridays, via Zoom,  9:30 am
Click for Zoom link

Meeting ID: 845 4534 3673
Passcode: 5m5fA1
Dial-In: (646) 876-9923
Dial-In Passcode: 202881



Zoom Gali Gali
Sundays via Zoom at 11:00am
Click here for Zoom link

Meeting ID: 846 4786 4105
Passcode: n10YJ1
Dial-In: (646) 876-9923
Dial-In Passcode: 441053


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The Unanswered Letter

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