Kol Ami — The Northern Virginia Reconstructionist Community

Adult Education

Adult Education

Kol Ami offers a variety of educational programs and social opportunities for adults.  There is never an end to interesting things to study related to Judaism! If you’d like to suggest a future program for Kol Ami, please let us know.  Kol Ami’s Adult Education programming is open to non-members by pre-registration only. Please click HERE to register.

Kol Ami is offering a number of adult learning opportunities in 2021-2022.  Please contact our Adult Education Chair, Michael Jawer, to learn more about them, via .

Weekly Torah Study
with Rabbi Bruce Aft:

Join Kol Ami online for a weekly lunchtime Torah study with Rabbi Bruce Aft, focusing on the commentaries of Rabbis Jonathan Sacks and Abraham Twerski.  Sessions are held on Wednesdays, noon to 1 pm, starting on September 29. Please register to receive the Zoom link as well as links for readings and any schedule changes during the year. Come to as many or as few sessions as you wish. No prior Torah knowledge is necessary — come as you are!

To Register, please click HERE.

Encountering Judaism

A year-long class for people interested in knowing more about Jewish culture, beliefs, history, and practices, starting October 17, 2021 and running through May 2022.   Meetings are held on Sundays at 11 am twice a month, mostly on Zoom.

To learn more, please click HERE.

To Register, please click HERE.


Adult Bnai Mitzvah:

In 2019-2020, eight Kol Ami members were engaged in an Adult B’nai Mitzvah journey.  Participants learned aspects of Judaism from an adult perspective, boosted their Hebrew reading skills, and prepared to read from the Torah.  If you are interested in becoming part of a future Adult Bnai Mitzvah cohort, please contact Rabbi Gilah at .

Our Kitchen Sink Series:

Our adult education series covers a range of topics and presenters.  Here is the line-up for 2022:

To see full descriptions, please click HERE.


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