Join Congregation Kol Ami for KC Repertory’s Performance of LETTERS FROM FREEDOM SUMMER Sunday, May 6th at 2 PM Kol Ami Reception at 1 PM Directed By Ricardo Khan This fundraising event supports the Congregation’s financial stability and high quality programming such as our high holiday services. In the charged summer of 1964, college students from across the U.S. came together to fight for voting rights in Mississippi, a state known for intimidating and terrorizing Black Americans out of their right to vote. Letters from Freedom Summer celebrates the courage and resilience of the young people who changed the fate of this nation. Letters from FreedomRead More →

Please join Kol Ami for our 2nd-night Passover seder! Theme: Celebrating Women in the Exodus Date: March 31, 2018 (Saturday) Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM Location: Bragg Auditorium, All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut Street Kansas City, Mo. 64111 Please plan to bring a kosher-for-Passover (that’s no chametz!) vegetarian dish to share. Please contact Rabbi Doug Alpert (dougalpert@kolamikc.com or 816-510-4895) with any questions about whether a dish or ingredient is okay. To RSVP, please click visit our SignUp Genius page by March 13, 2018. You will then be asked to specify the dish you are bringing. If at a later date you decideRead More →

Join Congregation Kol Ami for KC Repertory’s Performance of BROTHER TOAD Saturday, May 12th at 8 PM | Kol Ami Reception at 7 PM KC Repertory Copaken Theater 1 H&R Block Way Kansas City, MO 64105 Directed By MELISSA CRESPO Written By NATHAN LOUIS JACKSON This fundraising event supports the Congregation’s financial stability and high quality programming such as our high holiday services. Mellon Foundation KCRep Resident Playwright and Kansas City, KS resident, Nathan Louis Jackson (Sticky Traps, Broke-ology, When I Come To Die), brings us an arresting new play about two families from different stations in life as they search for answers to gunRead More →

An Exploration of Judaism and End-of-Life Practices — Congregation Beth Torah has provided Kol Ami members the opportunity to purchase cemetery lots at Mount Moriah in Beth Torah’s section.Read More →

Excerpted from an article in the Kansas City Star by Donald Bradley on January 21, 2017. Thousands crammed Washington Square Park on Saturday as Kansas City joined in a day of women’s marches around the county. In messages clearly aimed at the new president, speakers railed about reproductive rights, immigration, equal pay, religious freedom, rights for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender people, and the urgency to fight any attacks on human dignity for all. Rabbi Doug Alpert of Congregation Kol Ami drew one of the day’s biggest cheers when he addressed religious freedom and President Donald Trump’s talk of a registry for Muslims in the country.Read More →

The Gesher Fund for personal or family emergency assistance has a special facet, Gesher XL, for one-time grants of $1800. For more information contact Rabbi Doug (dougalpert@kolamikc.com) or JFS at 913-327-8250 to speak directly to a case manager.Read More →