It’s a perennial question for modern American Jews. To explore and answer the question for yourself, join us in June and July for very special study and Kol Ami Book Club sessions as we dive deep into our Jewish identities and our shared identity as Congregation Kol Ami. Our touchstone for the journey is the probing new book The Jewish American Paradox: Embracing Choice in a Changing World by Robert Mnookin, which explores past frameworks for Jewish identity and suggests how progressive Jews can forge a new definition for inclusion in Jewish communal life. Discussion of the book is spread over three educational moments. 7Read More →

Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:45 PM at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. Join us for this special speaking event from recognized expert on white nationalism, Devin Burghart. Devin Burghart is president of the Institute for Research & Education on Human Rights, and coordinates the Seattle office. He has researched, written, and organized on virtually all facets of contemporary white nationalism since 1992, and is internationally recognized for this effort. Devin began as a research analyst with the Coalition for Human Dignity in Seattle, and was co-author of Guns & Gavels: Common Law Courts, Militias & White Supremacy in 1996. In Chicago, he worked asRead More →

Please join Kol Ami for our 2nd-night Passover Seder! This event is free and welcoming to all. When: Saturday, April 20th from 6 – 9 PM Where: Kansas City United Church of Christ, 205 W 65th St., Kansas City, MO 64113 Bring: Kosher-for-Passover (no chametz) vegetarian dish to share with serving utensils and a bottle of wine or juice. Please contact Rabbi Doug Alpert at dougalpert@kolamikc.com or 816-510-4895, with any questions about whether a dish or ingredient is okay. Please be aware of any allergens in your dish (peanut, dairy, etc.) and be prepared to indicate such when you arrive at the Seder. Please RSVP by April 8th toRead More →