Want to travel with Kolot to Women’s March Saturday?
A contingent will depart at 10am from Kolot, 1012 8th Ave, Brooklyn.
We will be meeting up with Hand In Hand and the National Domestic workers Alliance by 11am at 59th St and Columbus Circle by Botero statue.
To find Kolot AT the march, check
this page OR look for our blue balloons.


Cafe Kolot


RSVP and Info >>
Friday, January 26 @ 6:30-9:30pm, at Kolot, 1012 8th Ave
Cafe Kolot is a new monthly minyan of Kolot Chayeinu, meeting in cafes, music venues and homes. We alternate celebrating Kabbalat Shabbat and Havdalah, all with exuberant song, welcoming community, and our full political selves. Cafe Kolot is led by Student Rabbi Miriam Grossman. All are welcome to this intergenerational gathering!
6:30 - Kabbalat Shabbat (Shabbat song and prayer) 
7:30 - Dinner and drinks. 


Tu b'Shevat/Kolot at 25
An Evening of 
Recollection and Anticipation

Tuesday, January 30, 6:15-8:45pm
Info & RSVP >>   

Tu b'Shevat, the New Year for Trees, is the holiday when Kolot traditionally celebrates our congregation's birthday. 
At this year's celebration, with our thoughts on Rabbi Lippmann's retirement and our 25th birthday, we'll take time to share memories and hopes with her and each other, and honor Kolot's fruits, too. 

RSVP for Park Slope address. Note: Attendance limited at 40. 


The boat is launching... Renew for 5778!

Membership Information


High Holy Days Drashes!

Over the course of the High Holy Days, several Kolot members shined presenting "drashes"-- interpretations, plays, music, and other artful discussions of Torah. 

Take me to the Drashes >>


Raising Our Voices: Kolot Chayeinu Gala!

Raising Our Voices 
Thursday, June 7, 2018 (evening)
at Industria, 39 S 5th St., Brooklyn

Gala Webpage

Rabbi Ellen Lippmann founded Kolot Chayeinu 25 years ago. On June 7, 2018, the entire Kolot community- members, friends, and fellow travelers- will convene to celebrate the Rabbi's incredible leadership, the amazing community Kolot has built, and mark the transition into our congregation's future.

Interested to get involved in planning the Gala? Got ideas about food, decor, the evening's program?

We want your skills and perspective!

Reach out to the Gala Co-chairs at Gala@Kolotchayeinu.org.


Doing some online shopping? Kolot is an Amazon Smile charity! Every time you make a purchase from Amazon, you can indicate Kolot as your charity of choice and AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Kolot! Costless to you, but oh so important to Kolot.


Read Rabbi Lippmann's article,"A Jewish Congregation Tackles Racism," published in e-Jewish Philanthropy, by clicking here.

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