WHERE WE MEET: Unitarian Universalist Church, 4444 Arlington Blvd. (at George Mason Dr.), Arlington, VA 22204

Kol Ami

The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community

Welcome to Kol Ami

We are a growing and caring group of progressive Jews who believe in the continuity of Jewish spirituality in an egalitarian and interactive atmosphere that respects both the traditional and the modern. We meet in Arlington, and our members come from throughout Northern Virginia and the greater Washington, DC area.

Kol Ami is an affiliate of the Jewish Reconstructionist movement.

Celebrate our Jewish souls. Expand our Jewish minds. Reconstruct our Jewish hearts.


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Upcoming Events

  • Wed20
    Erev Rosh Hashanah led by Rabbi Gilah Langner, Maya Koch, and Leslie Lesner
    September 20, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Our High Holidays begin with an hour-long service in the beautiful Sanctuary of UUCA.  Co-led by Rabbi Gilah, Maya Koch, and Leslie Lesner, the service will also feature the music of our Kol Amite musicians — almost a dozen members of the congregation who enliven and enhance our services.  The theme of the High Holidays — Open the Gates — will be introduced this evening, with meditation, melodies, and reflections to set our intentions and ease us into the Ten Days of Awe.

  • Thu21
    Rosh Hashanah Morning led by Rabbi Gilah Langner and Michael Linick
    September 21, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Coffee and schmoozing is from 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM. The service will begin at 10:00 AM. We’ll be in the Sanctuary.

  • Thu21
    Younger Children's Service led by Sariel Ende-Alonzo
    September 21, 10:00 am - 10:45 am
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    This service is for children ages 3-6. We’re in Room 11.

  • Thu21
    Older Children's Service led by Sariel Ende-Alonzo
    September 21, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    This service is for children ages 7-12. We’ll be in Room 11.

  • Thu21
    Tashlich led by Herb Levy
    September 21, 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Alcova Heights Park

    We’ll gather at the Alcova Heights Park and transform our failings into bread crumbs, life giving food, which we’ll throw into the stream.

  • Sat23
    Shabbat Services led by Mike Jawer and Herb Levy
    September 23, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Join us for an intimate Shabbat Shuvah! We’re in the Chapel. Please bring a dairy vegetarian dish to share.

  • Sun24
    Leyning Class taught by Marcel Infeld
    September 24, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    Kol Ami members are learning how to chant from the Torah.

2017 High Holiday Services

Kol Ami welcomes you to our High Holiday services for 2017.  Are you looking for a warm, welcoming community to bring in the Jewish New Year? Our services are an oasis for the soul -- filled with inspiration and wonderful music, a mixture of traditional liturgy and modern reflections, with lots of lay participation. Rabbi Gilah Langner co-leads, along with lay Kol Ami members.

High Holiday services are held in the lovely sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, 4444 Arlington Boulevard, Arlington VA. We offer family services on the mornings of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, led by Sariel Ende-Alonzo.

For more information or to register: If you have any questions, please contact Herb Levy, Community Coordinator at admin@kolamivirginia.org or 703.380.3151.

This year's High Holiday Tikkun Olam project is to make donations for hurricane relief.

Join us in praying for good health, good news, and a good year. We welcome you!

Contact Kol Ami

P.O. Box 1801, Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: 571-271-8387
Rabbi's Study: 202-364-3006

Where We Meet

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
4444 Arlington Blvd.
Arlington Blvd. (Route 50) & George Mason Dr.
Arlington, VA 22204
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