Kol Ami — The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community

Welcome to Kol Ami!

Kol Ami is made up of progressive Jews whose practice is egalitarian, interactive, traditional and modern. We see God’s face in everyone: Jews by birth, Jews by choice, interfaith families; male, female, transgender, or non-binary; all races and ethnic backgrounds; single, married, divorced, separated, or partnered; straight, gay, lesbian, or bisexual; babies, seniors, and any age in between; fully-abled, disabled, or a person of differing abilities. We meet in Arlington VA and we welcome everyone!  Kol Ami is an affiliate of the Jewish Reconstructionist Movement, and is the only Reconstructionist congregation in Virginia.

Celebrating our Jewish souls.
Expanding our Jewish minds.
Reconstructing our Jewish hearts.

Shabbat Morning Service led by Rabbi Gilah Langner

June 26, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Rabbi Gilah for a Shabbat morning service celebrating Famous One-Liners!  Parashaht Balak has the most famous of them all – Mah tovu ohalecha Yaakov / How goodly are your tents, Jacob, your dwelling places, Israel.  We’ll be featuring the world Shabbat premiere of a new melody for the Yotzer Ohr blessing, composed by Nathan Wright.  Come join us for this special moment, and for a tribute to Nate’s many contributions to Kol Ami, before he heads off to college.  You’re encouraged to bring other favorite one-liners as well – sometimes one line is the jumping off point for a spiritual journey of the heart.

Shabbat Morning Service

July 10, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Kol Ami for a Shabbat Morning Service.  More information coming soon.

Sunday Virtual Minyan & Hebrew Prayer Intensive

July 11, 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join us for online minyan as we get the day off to an inspiring start with prayer, blessing, and spiritual community. Following the minyan service will be a Hebrew Prayer Intensive. You are welcome to join us for one or both. The prayer intensive will begin at 9:45 am. Contact for Zoom information.

Tisha B'Av Gathering

July 17, 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Save the date — Saturday night, July 17 — for a Tisha B’Av gathering to commemorate the year of loss we have experienced, coupled with historic losses that we remember as a people.  More details coming soon.

Shabbat Morning Service

July 24, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Kol Ami for a Shabbat Morning Service.  More information coming soon.

Kabbalat Shabbat led by Herb Levy

August 6, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a Kabbalat Shabbat service led by Herb Levy. More information coming soon.

Shabbat Morning Service

August 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a Shabbat morning service led by Richard Ruth and Jim North.  More information coming soon.

Welcome Families!

Families are Connecting at Kol Ami!! Check out our new family focused web page and learn how families connect, learn, thrive, and grow at Kol Ami.


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Contact Kol Ami

P.O. Box 1801, Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: 571-336-5544
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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