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Congregation Kol Ami's 50th Anniversary, 1973-2023
Congregation Kol Ami Stands with Israel

We pray for all victims and their families during this time of war.

Learn more on how to help with the relief efforts, actions to take, and more resources.


#BringThemHome

Farewell, Cantor! Shir Shabbat Service & Dinner on Friday, May 10th, 6:30pm, Kol Ami

Kol Ami Members: $10 per adult, $5 per child • Guests: $15 per adult, $10 per child

RSVP FOR DINNER BY MAY 9TH

JOIN US FOR BEN MERTENS'S

BAR MITZVAH SERVICE

Ben Mertens

Saturday, May 11th

9:30am

Learn more about Ben here!

Yom Hazikaron Ceremony and Film Viewing  May 13th @ 6:30 PM Mountain Time  IJ & Jeanne Wagner JCC
LEARN MORE & REGISTER
Rosh Chodesh Women's Group Walking Tour of Esther's Garden & Potluck on Tuesday, May 14th at 6:30pm
RSVP TO JOIN US!
What is Zionism? Thursday, May 16th • 6:30pm–8:30pm • in-person at Kol Ami or Zoom
LEARN MORE & REGISTER TO ATTEND
2nd, 3rd, 4th Grade & Teacher, TA, & Parent Committee Appreciation Shabbat Service & PERUVIAN SHABBAT DINNER Friday, May 17th • 5:30pm
RSVP FOR DINNER BY MAY 16TH

JOIN US FOR THOMAS ARGUELLO'S

BAR MITZVAH SERVICE

Thomas Arguello

Saturday, May 18th

9:30am

Learn more about Thomas here!

Kol Ami's Annual Tomato Plant Sale! Ann Bernstein and Rochelle Kaplan have generously offered to keep the Kol Ami tradition of a spring tomato, eggplant, hot and sweet pepper, and basil plant sale going. Order online for pick up in May!  All proceeds support the Rafi Schwartz Religious School. $5 each of $20 for a pack of five.
ORDER YOUR PLANTS NOW!
RSRS End of Year Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, May 19th from 9:00am–11:00am
RSVP FOR THE PARTY!

This event is only open to Kol Ami Members

Salt Lake City Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration  May 19th @ 11:30 AM Mountain Time  Congregation Kol Ami
LEARN MORE & REGISTER FOR THE CELEBRATION
Lag B'Omer Bonfire, BBQ, and Mortgage Burning • Sunday, May 26th • 6:00pm • On the Kol Ami Patio

Please bring your portable fire pits if you have one and precooked potatoes wrapped in foil. RSVP by May 23rd!

RSVP FOR LAG B'OMER

Kol Ami Members: $10 per adult, $5 per child • Guests: $15 per adult, $10 per child

Pride with Congregation Kol Ami • Sign up for the Kol Ami  Queer Variety Power Hour! • If we get enough commitments of participation now, it will take place Sunday, June 9th as part of a series of Kol Ami Pride Month events.
LEARN MORE
SIGN UP NOW

Out of an abundance of caution please do not allow unknown individuals into our building.


If someone outside is asking to enter, but you do not know them personally, ask one of our staff to talk with them, and do not let them enter. Please also share this message with your children.


Let’s work together to help keep our community safe!

WE NEED YOUR HELP! 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Help with our Farewell, Cantor Shabbat

Prepare & Set Up: May 10th, 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Clean Up: May 10th, 6:30pm – 7:00pm


Help with our Peruvian Shabbat Dinner

Prepare & Set Up: May 17th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Clean Up: May 17th, 5:30pm – 7:30pm


Help with our Lag B'Omer Bonfire & Mortgage Burning

Prepare & Set Up: May 26th, 4:00pm – 5:00pm

Grilling Meat: May 26th, 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Clean Up: May 26th, 8:00pm – 8:30pm


Help Clean Up our Pride Shabbat Dinner

June 7th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm


Help Plan our Summer Camping Shabbaton

August 2nd – 4th

SIGN UP HERE!
Save the date for our Summer Shabbaton at Strawberry Reservoir: August 2nd–4th
Rafi Schwartz Religious School

The Rafi Schwartz Religious School's mission is to create students who are active participants in the intellectual, religious, and cultural traditions of Judaism. Want to learn more? Contact Tamara Kipper, Bunk Fox Director of the Rafi Schwartz Religious School.

The Rafi Schwartz Religious School appreciates the support of

The United Jewish Federation of Utah, The Sarah Cowan Fund, and The Bunk Fox Educational Scholarship Fund

Enroll now at the Playful Learning Preschool at Kol Ami. playlearnslc.com
Chesed Caring Committee

The Mitzvah Network is now known as the Chesed Caring Committee. Need a ride to synagogue? Visit while in the hospital? Need a meal delivered after you’ve had a baby or been too seriously ill to cook? Our Caring Committee is here to provide a helping hand!


We are currently seeking volunteers to help out with this important service we provide to our community. Those interested can contact Nancy Strahinic, Chesed Chairperson.

Image of Siddur Lev Shalem

DEDICATE OUR NEW LEV SHALEM PRAYER BOOKS


We have several new Lev Shalem prayer books available for dedication in honor or in memory of loved ones, or to celebrate a simcha! Dedications are $65 each. Purchase yours here!

Introduction to Jewish Life, Thursdays from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Kol Ami
LEARN MORE & REGISTER NOW

View the course schedule for January through May 2024

Sunday Study Session on Zoom
JOIN VIA ZOOM ON SUNDAYS AT 4:30 PM

Zoom Meeting ID: 827 8509 8873 / Passcode: 520589

A legacy is forever—create yours today!
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Order Challah for Shabbat! $8 per challah loaf (plain or raisin) $8 for three (3) challah rolls (plain or raisin)
ORDER CHALLAH HERE!

COMMUNITY EVENTS & RESOURCES

UJF BeeCHAIs: Israeli BBQ Shabbat

Friday, May 24th • 7:00pm • Hosted by Rachael Katz and Ben Klein in SLC

Address provided after registration



AJU: Prayer Book Hebrew Crash Course

Beginning Monday, June 3rd • 6:00pm • 4-week course $195



Jewish Family Service



PJ Library and the PJ Library Utah Facebook Page

Find great resources and activities for kids



Hillel for Utah: Jewish Life on Campus



RJ on the Go

Explore your Judaism through science, art, text, and more from the

comfort of your own home, and build your Jewish community as you go



BimBam: Watch Something Jewish

Digital storytelling to spark connections to Judaism for learners of all ages

Congregation Kol Ami is grateful to the Kol Ami Trust, the Sarah Cowan Fund, the Bunk Fox Lifelong Learning Fund, the United Jewish Federation of Utah, and all of our donors for their support.

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