Read a Letter from Rabbi Ellen Lippmann for Hanukkah >>

Time to renew for 5778!

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Hanukkah Celebration
and Kabbalat Shabbat
for All Ages

Fri, Dec. 15 at 1012 8th Ave

Hanukkah and Shabbat candle lighting for kids and parents and whoever wants. Singing led by Ty Citerman.
Potluck Latke supper for all-- latkes, donuts, salad...
Brief Kabbalat Shabbat service.

Sign up to bring latkes, donuts, or other food >>

Reading and conversation with Jenny Egan,
Pulitzer-Prize-Winning author & Kolot member!

Note change to original schedule:
Mon, Dec. 18, 7pm at 1012 8th Ave

Jennifer Egan's new novel is Manhattan Beach, set in Brooklyn, and we have a chance to hear from her about it in the intimacy of Kolot!

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 >>

Save the Date: Kolot Chayeinu's 2018 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

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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