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Cong. Kol Ami

Fundraising party: Congregation Kol Ami’s annual fundraiser with this year’s theme, L’ Chaim to the Future, will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 7-11 p.m. at the synagogue. Dust off your Hoverboards, tune up the DeLorean, and set the Flux Capacitor as celebrants enjoy music, dancing, an open bar, dining and a silent auction. Admission is $50 per person. There will be a cocktail party at 7 p.m., along with the opening of the silent auction and music and dancing. Dinner begins at 8 p.m. and at 9:30 p.m. the silent auction ends. There will also be a children’s program by advance reservation, with admission of $5 per person. There will be showings of Back to the Future I, II and III in the board room. Snacks will be provided. Sponsorships and sponsor packages are available.

Contact the Kol Ami office for more information or to become a sponsor at (813) 962-6338 or

Study with the rabbi: Each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, Rabbi Howard Siegel leads a study session on a different topic of Torah using articles written by contemporary rabbis and Bible scholars. Among the weekly topics of Torah discussion will be: justice, women, ecology, Israel, relations with Gentiles at home and abroad, war and peace.

L’Chaim: A Sharing Life’s Lessons session is held on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon. There is a different topic, readings and different leader for each weekly session.

Talmud study: Go swimming in the sea of Talmud with Rabbi Siegel on Thursdays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Jewish law confronts everything from capital punishment to how to make rain. This is open to everyone from beginners through experts. Texts are provided.

Knitting time: The Sisterhood Needle Workers hold weekly knitting sessions on Tuesdays from 1:30 - 3 p.m. in the boardroom. The knitters make fabric quilt wall hangings and knitting and crocheting squares to make quilts that are donated to charity. For more information, call the Kol Ami office.

Judaism 101: Everything you wanted to know about Judaism from birth to death will be taught by Rabbi Siegel on Tuesdays, Dec. 11 and 18 at 8 p.m. The class will use the text Living Judaism by Rabbi Wayne Dosick.

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