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Cong. Kol Ami

World Wide Wrap: The synagogue will unite with other congregations around the world on Sunday, Feb. 3 to celebrate the mitzvah of tefillin. At 9 a.m., Rabbi Howard Siegel will give a short talk about tefillin and its history and then be joined by members of the Brotherhood, who will help demonstrate and teach the proper wrapping technique to participants. There will be a minyan service at 9:30 a.m. with bagels and light refreshments to follow.

Super Bowl party: The Brotherhood will host a Super Bowl viewing party at the synagogue on Sunday, Feb. 3 at 5:45 p.m. There will be pizza and homemade baked ziti, salad and more plus soda wine, beer, liquor. The cost is $8 for adults and children 12 and younger are free. RSVP by Feb. 1 to or (813)-962-6338. Everyone is welcome.

Jewish campus life: The Brotherhood will present its Second Sunday lecture program on Sunday, Feb. 10 at 10 a.m. on Jewish College Life – Done Right. Special Guests from Suncoast Hillels, University of Florida Hillel and University of Central Florida Hillel will be on hand.

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.

Study with the rabbi: Learn everything you wanted to know about Judaism from birth to death, celebration to celebration, Egypt to Israel and more with Rabbi Siegel on Tuesdays at 8 p.m. The text for this class is Living Judaism by Rabbi Wayne Dosick.

Each Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon, Rabbi Siegel leads a study session on a different topic of Torah using articles written by contemporary rabbis and Bible scholars.

On Thursdays from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., go swimming in the sea of Talmud with Rabbi Siegel. 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.

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