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Kol Ami in the News

07/10/2018 02:51:58 PM


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Kol Ami Alumni, Josh Morris, Helps in Thailand

07/20/2018 02:14:57 PM


Josh Morris learned how to cave in Utah and Nevada. 20 years later in
Thailand, the stakes were much higher.

Click here to see how Josh was involved in the rescue of the soccer team in Thailand. 

Paul Bernstein, M.D, Ph.D Honored with Endowed Chair

07/10/2018 02:30:26 PM


One of our congregants, Paul Bernstein, has been given the honor of the Green Presidential Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology at the University of Utah. For the full article, click here.

Kol Ami Featured on Disney's "Andi Mack"

02/26/2018 04:16:49 PM


We are on TV! Several months ago, Disney's "Andi Mack" filmed the Bar Mitzvah of one of its central characters in our synagogue. Several members of our community participated in various ways.

"Friday night, in a special one-hour episode based around Cyrus’ bar mitzvah – an extravagant celebration that includes a chocolate fountain and a fortune teller – “Andi Mack” will feature a literal coming of age on a show that has grown along with its characters"

The premiere of that episode is tonight and it will air throughout the week. See how many of us you can spot!

Forward Article Here

Local religious leaders celebrate a year of interfaith achievements

02/01/2018 04:14:07 PM


"Ellie Anders Thompson, the interreligious engagement coordinator at Utah Valley University, was praised for her service to the roundtable's young adult members. Betty Yanowitz and Sue Prottas, both members of Congregation Kol Ami, were applauded for joyfully and diligently bringing a Jewish perspective to the group. Finally, Lacee Harris, a founding member of the roundtable, received an award for his longtime service to the Salt Lake community."

Read more here:

This new BYU student group seeks interfaith understanding

01/26/2018 05:21:51 PM


"PROVO — Maddie Blonquist celebrated the end of one interfaith adventure and the beginning of another Thursday at the front of Brigham Young University's Harold B. Lee Library auditorium...Her sacred sounds research allowed just that, bringing her out of her comfort zone and into new houses of worship. She met Imam Muhammed Mehtar, the religious leader for the Khadeeja Islamic Center in West Valley City, and Wendy Bat-Sarah, cantor for Congregation Kol Ami in Salt Lake City, who both sat with her during Thursday morning's event."

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