High Holy Days

We gather on the High Holy Days to seek God’s presence, to share our lives as Jews and to be part of the community of Israel. Our services offer a diversity of style, blending the traditional with the contemporary in prayer and song. (Scroll down for schedule)

Everyone is Welcome

Guests and Non-Members: Everyone is welcome to attend our services. We do not “sell tickets”.  We do ask non-members for a $75 donation for a single person or $150 per family in order to share in the costs of maintaining Jewish resources in this community. These donations are for the whole High Holy day season, and the multiple services, events and teaching events we host. For security reasons, we do need to know ahead of time who will be joining us, so please let us know to expect you by 9/18/17. Click here to tell us about who will be coming and to learn more. Please do not let cost prohibit your attendance. Please email: [email protected] to make other arrangements, if needed. (Scroll down for schedule)

Child Care Available

Child care is available during all services. To utilize child care, please call our office or email [email protected] at least 2 days prior to the date to make a reservation for your children. Cost is $10.00 per child per service to cover costs of the caregiver, snacks and supplies. Payment is due in advance. (Reservation assures sufficient staff at the times required.) (Scroll down for schedule)

CKA High Holy Days Food Drive

Food donation – The High Holy Days is a time for CKA’s semi-annual food drive. Non-perishable food for donation to a local bank and/or a monetary donation to Mazon: the Jewish Response to Hunger (a hunger relief organization) may be left in the lobby throughout the High Holy Days. (Scroll down for schedule)

CKA Rosh Hashanah Kiddish Lunch

Please join the congregation for Kiddish lunch, immediately following Rosh Hashanah Morning Service, Thursday, September 21st and please bring food or a check for our food drive.

Break-the-Fast

Our Yom Kippur Break-the-Fast follows the N’eilah and Closing ServiceIn order to ensure we have sufficient food, we ask that you register or contact [email protected] before 9/26/17. In addition, please make a donation to cover the cost of the meal – $15/adults (13 and older) and $10/child (5-12 years old). Your check made payable to: Congregation Kol Ami. Mailing Address: Congregation Kol Ami, 7800 NE 119th Street, Vancouver, WA 98662. Members: You can contact Diana Knowles the Accounts Manager at [email protected] if you wish to charge your donation to your account.

Schedule for 5778

What When Where
Slichot Saturday, September 16th, 7:00 pm Kol Ami
Erev Rosh Hashanah Wednesday, September 20th, 7:30 pm Kol Ami
Rosh Hashanah Morning Service Thursday, September 21st, 10:00 am Kol Ami
Family Service Thursday, September 21st, 3:00 pm Kol Ami
Tashlich Service Thursday, September 21st, 4:30 pm Klineline park
Rosh Hashanah 2nd Day Service Friday, September 22nd, 10:oo am Kol Ami
Yamim Noraim Memorial Service Sunday, September 24th, 1:15 pm Kehilat Olam
Erev Yom Kippur/Kol Nidre Friday, September 29th, 7:30 pm Kol Ami
Yom Kippur Morning Service Saturday, September 30th,  10:00 am Kol Ami
Adult Study Session 15 minutes following end of morning service Kol Ami
Family Service Saturday, September 30th, 3:30 pm Kol Ami
Mincha Saturday, September 30th, 4:30 pm Kol Ami
Yizkor Saturday, September 30th, 6:00 pm Kol Ami
N’eilah and Closing Service Saturday, September 30th, 6:45 pm Kol Ami
Havdallah and Break-the-Fast Saturday, September 30th, 7:15 pm Kol Ami

All services, except where noted, will be at Congregation Kol Ami 7800 NE 119th St. Vancouver 98662