Hakol  Weekly Newsletter 
December 6, 2017 

Friday

December 8
7:30 pm -
Shabbat Services


Saturday
December 9
9:00 am -
Torah Study

10:30 am -
Meditation Service
Shabbat Shalom!
Join us for Shabbat Services led by Rabbi Yohanna Kinberg. Music will be provided by Asher Hashash. A delicious Oneg will be provided.


Torah Study this week will cover Vayeshev.

A Meditation Service led by Anna Satenstein will follow Torah Study. All are welcome to attend.
This week with Rabbi Kinberg

Dear Kol Ami family,

I wish you nothing but joy and light at this season of short days. May your Hanukkah be filled with goodness and sense of place and a sense of pride in letting the light of the Menorah shine bright from our home. We will be having three very special Hanukkah events the weekend of 12/15-17. Each event is unique. Each is an opportunity to connect with our members and build community. We will be honoring all of our new members so far this year at our Friday night Hanukkah candle lighting at 7:30pm on 12/15. I look forward to celebrating with you all.
Many blessings and Happy Hanukkah,
Rabbi Kinberg
Cell: 360-280-5372
 
For your home celebration, a poem.
"The Coming of Light" by Mark Strand.
Even this late it happens:
the coming of love, the coming of light.
You wake and the candles are lit as if by themselves, stars gather, dreams pour into your pillows, sending up warm bouquets of air.
Even this late the bones of the body shine and tomorrow's dust flares into breath.
UPCOMING EVENTS
Senior Schmooze
December 7
12 pm

Bring a lunch and talk about Jews in the news and other interesting topics. Contact the office for details.
Game Day
December 9
CANCELLED

Due to a scheduling conflict, the Game Day event has been cancelled. We hope to run it in the Spring. Please keep an eye in Hakol for the new date.
KATY Escape Room Adventure
December 9
6:30 pm

Join other KATY youth to escape a room in Overlake in an hour or less. For 9th-12th graders. Cost is $35. Register here.
Kol Isha
Cookie Exchange
December 10
3 pm

Join Kol Isha for the annual tea and cookie exchange. Bring cookies and a donation of diapers or feminine products for Lifewire. Click here for a detailed flyer.
Jewish History Havurah
December 16
CANCELLED

Due to the business of the season, this month's Jewish History Havurah is cancelled. It will resume in January. Look in a future Hakol for information.
Women's Rosh Chodesh
December 16
CANCELLED

Due to the business of the season, this month's Women's Rosh Chodesh is cancelled. It will resume in January. Look in a future Hakol for information.
Junior Chai
Festival of Lightsabers
December 17
2 pm

6th - 8th graders join other Temple youth for a Hanukkah party and to see the new Star Wars movie. Cost is $25. Click here for info and to register.
Hanukkah Concert
December 17
7 pm

Come dance, sing, and enjoy some treats. Special band performance by Shalom Klezmer featuring Chava Mirel! Suggested donation of $10 for adults and $5 for kids, seniors, or low-income.
Kol Ami Survey

Please take the brief, 5-minute, 2017 Kol Ami Membership Survey and let your voice be heard!
Survey can be found here.

Israel Trip
April 23-May 3

Join the Rabbi on an Interfaith tour of Israel. Click here for more details including an itinerary of events.

Volunteers Needed
We're always looking for people to help out in various areas. If you would like to get involved, please contact us. It's a fun mitzvah!
Kol Ami Annual
Gift Drive
Thank You

Thank you to everyone who took a gift tag to make someone's life a little brighter. Your generosity is much appreciated.
 
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Life & Legacy

Commit to leaving a legacy and help ensure that Kol Ami will be a part of the fabric of Jewish community for many years to come. Contact Donna to make your pledge today!
Oneg Sign-Up

If you would like to host an upcoming Oneg, go here to secure your date. If you need help, contact the office for details.
Fall Fundraising
 
Help us reach our Fundraising goal of $18,000 before December 31. Funds go towards general expenses such as music, rent, salaries, holiday events, and more! Click here to donate now.
 
Membership

We welcome everyone into our community. Click here to fill out our membership form.
No one is turned away!

Contact Us
16530 Avondale Rd NE
Woodinville, WA 98077
425-844-1604
admin@kolaminw.org 
www.kolaminw.org  

Office Hours:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday between 9 am and 2 pm
Closed Wednesdays, Weekends & Holidays
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