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 Adults
7:30 - 9:30 PM, Sundays at PSJC or Mondays at Brooklyn Heights Synagogue Join this 20-session introduction to Jewish life, thought and practice led by Rabbi Sue Oren. $425. For more info, call (917) 539-1334 or email introclass@earthlink.net. Co-sponsored by Kolot.

>>More adult learning options!

Saturday 11/2: Shabbat Services
9 AM Torah study in the balcony of the sanctuary at Kolot
9:30 AM Chanting at the Tallis Tree in Prospect Park. Email Lisa Zbar at lzbar@aol.com for more info.
10 AM Breakfast in the social hall
10:30 AM Shabbat morning service celebrating the Bat Mitzvah of Ida Mae Holcomb
Monday 11/3: Wine and Poetry
7 PM: Couleur Cafe, 7th Ave. between 14th and 15th St. in Park Slope
Kolot’s Torah study group started exchanging poetry during the High Holy Days. Join them and other poetry lovers for an informal evening of wine and poetry. Poems read will be on the theme of endings/beginnings. Come listen, add a poem, drink some wine.
Thursday 11/6: Monthly Caregivers Group begins
7-8:30 PM in Brooklyn home 
First in monthly Kolot Caregivers Group series. Dinner, conversation and support at a member's home. Email caregivers@kolotchayeinu.org for more info.

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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