We are looking forward to seeing you for our 2nd night Passover seder in the Conover Room at All Souls Unitarian. We welcome Kol Ami members and friends. If you would like to inquire about seating availability, please email co-organizers Elli Rao at elli9814@gmail.com or Elizabeth Stehling at liz.stehling@gmail.com. Read More →

Please join Kol Ami’s Social Justice Committee at the first of a series of quarterly coffees on Sunday, May 7 at 2 pm to explore social justice issues with Rabbi Alpert. This event is an opportunity to listen and learn about issues related to raising the minimum wage.Read 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 →

[Remarks, mostly as delivered, opening a Lêyl Šabâth service at Congregation Kol Ami; Šabâth Mišpât.im 5777 / 24 February 2017] We need this, we mortals, we distinct and limited beings in time. We need sleep between waking. We need to start things and end things. We need to set things down and pick them back up. And in between we need rest. How much and how often and how long varies among us, and for each of us under different circumstance. Against the need for rest some duty or desire always calls. But our covenant requires us to refrain. Six days you shall serve andRead 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 →