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

  • Sun26
    Leyning Class taught by Marcel Infeld
    November 26, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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

  • Sat2
    New Leyners Shabbat service led by Rabbi Gilah Langner
    December 2, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Four brave, adventurous Kol Amites will demonstrate what they’ve learned as the most recent graduates of Kol Ami’s leyning class, taught by Marcel Infeld.  Over the last three months, Erin Bueno de Mesquita, Dayna Davitz, Maya Koch, Madeleine Levy, Sharon Sterling and Nathan Wright Bueno de Mesquita have learned to read Torah in the traditional way, mastering the special musical notation system known as cantillation.  Erin Bueno de Mesquita, Dayna Davitz, Maya Koch and Nathan Wright Bueno de Mesquita will demonstrate their new skill. Please bring a dairy/vegetarian dish. We’ll be in the Chapel.

  • Sun3
    JCEP
    December 3, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington
  • Sat9
    Shabbat Service led by Rabbi Sarah Tasman
    December 9, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Rabbi Sarah Tasman is a life cycle officiant and leads workshops and retreats incorporating meditation, yoga, art, and spirituality. She is also Rabbinic Advisor and content contributor for At The Well, a women’s wellness initiative rooted in Judaism. Rabbi Sarah is the Founding Director of InterfaithFamily/DC  which she launched in 2015. She has served as Senior Jewish Educator at The University of Maryland Hillel, led events at Sixth and Historic Synagogue,  the Jewish Mindfulness Center of Washington at Adas Israel, and at the Adas Israel Community Mikvah. Rabbi Sarah Tasman was ordained by the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College in 2012.​ She is a 2017 Rabbis Without Borders Fellow.

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

  • Sun10
    JCEP
    December 10, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    Please click on “JCEP” to see a report on the last class and homework.

  • Sun10
    Steering Committee Meeting
    December 10, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    We’ll be in the Board Room.

  • Sat16
    Chanukah Party with Rabbi Gilah Langner
    December 16, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington

    We’ll light Chanukiot, we’ll eat latkes, and we’ll sing songs. Come celebrate Chanukah with the community! We’ll be in the Activity Room.

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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