Kolot Chayeinu / Voices of Our Lives

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Monday 11/24: Kolot goes to the movies!
IFC Center in Manhattan
We will see "Food Chains," a film about the food chain, workers & justice, presented in partnership with the the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. Email Shelly Weiss for more details, including time. Dinner at Shake Shack near Barclay's Center afterwards.
Kolot is closed Thursday 11/27 and Friday 11/28 for Thanksgiving.
Saturday 11/22: Shabbat Services
9 AM Torah study on the weekly portion, in the balcony at Kolot.
9:30 AM Chanting group at PSJC. Email Lisa Zbar for more info.
10 AM Breakfast in the social hall.
10:30 AM Shabbat morning service - Led by Rabbi Lippmann and student rabbi Heath Reynolds.
Tuesday 12/2: Hanukkah ReignitedThe Wondering Jew and Lab/Shul LIGHT UP JTS
8 PM Join Kolot's Cantor Segal at Jewish Theological Seminary, 3080 Broadway (@ 122nd St), for provocative peek beyond the eight candles. Co-hosted by Forward columnist Abigail Pogrebin and Lab/Shul founder, Amichai Lau-Lavie, plus many other special guests! More information here.
Thursday 12/4: Rally For Wages That Lift Our Families
6 AM and 10:45AM March with Fast Food Workers in their push for "$15 and a union." Kolotniks will be there. 6 AM @ Livingston & Smith. 10:45 AM in Manhattan @ Washington Market Park
Sunday 12/21: Jewish Summer Camp Fair
12:30-2PM join Kolot for a Jewish Summer Camp Fair co-hosted by PSJC and CBE.  At PSJC. Keep an eye out for more information soon. 

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

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Kolotniks celebrating Simkhat Torah. Our sanctuary was packed! Read High Holy Day Drashes and Sermons from clergy and guests.

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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