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

  • Sat24
    Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Joseph Berman
    March 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Rabbi Joseph Berman grew up outside Kansas City and received his Bachelor of Arts from Wesleyan University in Connecticut. A Wexner graduate fellow, Rabbi Joseph was ordained in 2010 by the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College, an unaffiliated and pluralistic seminary in Boston. Following ordination, he served for five years as the Rabbi of Temple B’nai Israel in Revere, Massachusetts. He has also worked as a farmer, chaplain, and community organizer and is the co-founder of Ruach Guild, a skill development and support group for activists who provide spiritual care to social justice movements and organizations.

    Please bring a dairy vegetarian dish. We’ll be in the Chapel.

  • Sun25
    Teenagers' Talmud Class
    March 25, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

    Class meets at a member’s home. Please contact admin@KolAmiVirginia.org for more information.

  • Sat31
    Community Seder led by Herb Levy
    March 31, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Click on the event to register, then let us know what you’re bringing and what you’re doing to help at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F094FA4A72EA1FB6-passover We’ll be in the Fellowship Hall.

  • Sun8
    Yom Ha'Shoah: Northern Virginia's 2018 Holocaust Commemoration
    April 8, 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Jewish Community Center of Northern Virginia

    Each year we join together as a Northern Virginia community to remember the Holocaust. The 2018 Yom Ha’Shoah Commemoration will take place at the JCC Northern Virginia. This year’s commemoration focuses on “Hate Speech and the Holocaust,” with lessons that are ever more relevant to the actions we take today. A Teen Program will run from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Teens will confront hate speech from the Holocaust and today, and discuss how our responses make a difference. An art exhibit with the focus on “Unto every person there is a name” runs from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. From 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM, there will be a memorial service honoring the survivors, victims and heroes of the Holocaust, with readings from Holocaust survivors and survivors of hate speech.

  • Sun8
    Jewish Children's Education Program
    April 8, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
  • Thu12
    Steering Committee conference call
    April 12, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Sat14
    Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Gilah Langner with special guest Miriam Gusevich
    April 14, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    The service will be in honor of Yom HaShoah. Miriam Gusevich, professor of architecture and designer of Holocaust memorials, will speak. Please bring a dairy vegetarian dish. We’ll be in the Chapel.

Community Seder March 31 6:30-8:30 PM

It's time to register for the extremely participatory, lend a hand, mostly pot luck Kol Ami Community Seder! Go to https://www.kolamivirginia.org/events/community-seder-led-by-herb-levy/ to register

We are limiting attendees this year to 60 people. Don't be disappointed, register today. We'll be in the Fellowship Hall.

After you register here, please sign up to help and to bring food at www.SignUpGenius.com/go/20F094FA4A72EA1FB6-passover

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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