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Become a Member of Kol Ami

Baruch Habah!  Welcome to Congregation Kol Ami.  We are delighted that you have chosen to explore our vibrant, progressive congregation and add your voice to the many voices that make up Kol Ami – Voice of My People. 
 
To become a member, download this form and return it to our office by email to reception@kol-ami.org or by mail to our office at
1200 N La Brea, West Hollywood CA, 90038
 
Our Temple was founded in 1992 with a unique vision: to be a progressive, Reform congregation rooted in a rich Jewish tradition, with a commitment to social justice, Israel and diversity that guides us in the present and transforms our future. We believe in widening the tent to all.  Since our founding, Kol Ami has become the significant Jewish voice in West Hollywood, reflecting the diversity of our city.
 
People who seek a community rich in diversity and committed to social justice will find a welcoming home at Congregation Kol Ami. All are welcome here. Our community includes lesbian, gay, and bisexual Jews, trans and gender non-conforming people and allies; interfaith couples, Jews by choice, Jews by birth, Jews of color, people who are Jew-curious, single people, couples, families, people of all ages -- truly all are welcome at Kol Ami! 
 
As a congregation, we experience something greater than ourselves. All of us together create the inclusiveness, joy, and sense of belonging that inspire us to continue building and supporting the community. We are engaged in Jewish experience, culture, social activity and education that incorporates feminist Jewish theology, gender equality, and diverse sexual and gender identities in our theology and practice.
 
We strive to make our Jewish voice and presence in the community a voice of conscience, reason, and compassion, linking our spirituality to our commitment to social justice.
 
Kol Ami is affiliated with the Reform movement and the Union of Reform Judaism.  We seek to embrace the heritage of our people and make it our own in a new, vibrant way, so that we can carry Judaism into the 21st century and beyond.
 
At Kol Ami we are not afraid to question the tradition, while at the same time honoring it.  In this way, we hope to create a unique blend of tradition and innovation. 
 
Being a member of Congregation Kol Ami means…
  • Joyously welcoming Shabbat at Friday night services with our clergy
  • Engaging in intellectually stimulating educational programs
  • Laughing at the annual Purim schpiel
  • Proudly watching your child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah
  • Saying Kaddish with a caring community
  • Making a financial commitment of support to our spiritual community
  • Celebrating the High Holy Days with grace and awe
  • Working towards a most just and kind world 
We look forward to welcoming you into our community, and hope that you will share your passion, energy and interests with us for years to come.
 
For further information, please contact our Executive Director, Marca Gay at 323-606-0996 x110.  New and prospective members can download our membership application here, and submit it to our office by email to staff@kol-ami.org or by mail to 1200 N La Brea, West Hollywood, CA 90038. Current members, please submit your renewals at your earliest convenience. As always, if you have any questions, please contact the office at (323) 606-0996 or by email to staff@kol-ami.org.
 
Each adult in a family carries their own membership, with all rights and responsibilities. Dependents under 18 years of age are included in family memberships. 
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