Kolot Chayeinu / Voices of Our Lives

We are a Jewish congregation in Brooklyn, where doubt can be an act of faith and all hands are needed to build our community.


Starting 10/20: Introduction to Judaism: An Exploration for Curious Adults7:30 - 9:30 PM, Brooklyn Heights Synagogue (after first class, choose to attend at Park Slope Jewish Center on Sundays or Brooklyn Heights Synagogue on Mondays) Join this 20-session introduction to Jewish life, thought and practice. The curriculum is designed to give you access to concepts, vocabulary and observances that are central to Judaism. Explore the holy and the historical, inherited texts and contemporary issues, rhythms of the calendar and of our lives in this seminar-style course. $425. Led by Rabbi Sue Oren. For more info, call (917) 539-1334 or email introclass@earthlink.net. Co-sponosred by Kolot.

Saturday 10/25: Shabbat Services
9 AM Torah study
9:30 AM Chanting at the Tallis Tree in Prospect Park. Email Lisa Zbar for more info.
10 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM StorahSteps
10:30 AM Shabbat morning service

What's Next for Kolot Chayeinu? More information on the process and keep the conversation going between meetings! Join the Google group.

Read High Holy Day Drashes and Sermons from clergy and guests

Kolotniks celebrating Simkhat Torah. Our sanctuary was packed!

Rabbi Lippmann and Kitah Gimmel learning about the Torah 

Kolotniks at the massive People's Climate March. We were so proud to be part of the 400,000 strong! 

Roots/Judur/Shorashim: A Conversation on Palestinian Nonviolent Resistance and the Changing of Minds

video by Joe Friendly

Ali Abu Awwad and Hanan Schlesinger

Moderated by Rabbi Ellen Lippmann on Sept. 7 at Kolot Chayeinu

On the crisis and violence in Israel and Gaza:

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