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Kol Ami is Hebrew for "Voice of My People." This is a community where everyone's voice matters. A vibrant and inclusive congregation, we strive to blend the traditional and the contemporary in everything we do.

At Kol Ami, Judaism is accessible, meaningful, and down-to-earth. Please join us for our musical Shabbat services, check out one of our many Adult Education programs, or visit our unique Shabbat morning school for kids.

We look forward to sharing our family with your family!


Rabbi Micah Streiffer


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  continuum of lifelong Jewish learning.


Our vibrant youth groups support our synagogue, our community and our world.


Our High Holy Days services are warm and participatory, blending the traditional and the contemporary.  For more information on the Yizkor Memorial Book, please click here.


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  • Garage Sale
    Sunday, Aug 20th 9:00a to 12:00p
    The Ladies Auxiliary of General Wingate Branch 256 Jewish Legion garage sale at 46 Mistysugar Trail, Thornhill, the Legion is holding a garage sale to raise funds for the veterans living in the nursing home wing of Sunnybrook Hospital and for homeless veterans. Donations for the garage sale are needed!


  • Sushi & Study
    Monday, Aug 21st 12:00p to 1:00p
    Sushi & Study- Monday, January 16 at 12:00 noon Do you like to eat? Do you like to learn? Join us at Sano Sushi (8143 Yonge Street) as we study Maimonides's laws of ethics. No Hebrew or prior knowledge is necessary. Bring your appetite, bring a friend, and come ready for a great discussion! All are welcome. RSVP is appreciated but not required: 905-709-2620 or


      Kol Ami Book Club - "The Keeper of Secrets" by Julie Thomas

    Monday, Aug 21st 7:30p to 9:00p
    Do you like to read and talk about books? Join us at the Kol Ami book club for an evening of informal discussion and exploration of the themes. We are reading "The Keeper of Secrets" by Julie Thomas. Please contact Maya Cohen at for more details. Beautiful and mysterious, The Keeper of Secrets by Julie Thomas follows a priceless violin across generations—from WWII to Stalinist Russia to the gilded international concert halls of today—and reveals the loss, love, and secrets of


      Homestyle Shabbat - at the home of Alex & Dana Schoijeet

    Friday, Aug 25th 6:30p to 8:00p
    The entire congregation is invited for a short Shabbat service, led by Rabbi Streiffer, and potluck dinner at the home of Alex & Dana Schoijett(149 Pemberton Rd. in Richmond Hill). RSVP to Dana at for dinner. Thanks to the Schoijett's for inviting us into their home. There will be no service at Kol Ami that evening. 


      “Anne Frank: A History for Today”

    Tuesday, Aug 29th 7:30p to 9:00p
    Dufferin Clark Library Kol Ami members and friends are invited to a private tour of this captivating exhibit from the Anne Frank House in the Netherlands. RSVP to Joanne,, by August 24. Space is limited, so reserve your spot soon!



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