Kolot Chayeinu / Voices of Our Lives

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Friday 11/21: Kabbalat Shabbat and special communal dinner
6:30 PM, Kolot Chayeinu
Join Kolot for a lovely, reflective, musical kabbalat Shabbat service, and then enjoy a delicious Latino-themed potluck supper (sign up to bring food) as we join We Belong Together in remembering that too many families live with the fear of being separated from their loved ones because of their immigration status. Special talk by Kolot member Ana Rosen about her own immigration story.
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, celebrating the bar mitzvah of Asher Bank
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.

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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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