KOL AMI of Boca Raton
An affiliate of Reconstructing Judaism
PLEASE VISIT OUR NEW “MEMBER NEWS” PAGE FOR A BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO OUR NEW MEMBER RABBI DAVID WEISSMAN. IN A VERY SHORT TIME HE AND HIS LOVELY WIFE MARY HAVE MADE THEMSELVES AN INTREGAL PART OF OUR CONGREGATIONAL LIFE.
Saturday, December 7 at 10:30 a.m. Shacharit and Torah service with Steve Carter, Rabbi David Weissman, and drosh with Beth DeRicco.
Sunday, Dec 8th at 4 p.m.: New member meet-and-greet social event. Veteran members are encouraged to join us as we welcome our newest members into the Kol Ami family. Light refreshments will be provided. Veteran members who wish to attend are requested to RSVP no later than December 1st by either notifying a current member of the Board or by emailing or leaving a message on the congregation’s voicemail.
Friday, December 13 at 7:30 p.m. Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv service with Margaret Schmitt.
Sunday, Dec 15th at 2 p.m.: Annual Congregational Meeting. All members are encourage to attend.
Saturday, December 21 at 10:30 a.m. Shacharit and Torah service with Steve Carter, Rabbi David Weissman.
Friday, December 13 at 6:00 p.m. IT’s A CHANUKAH PARTY!! with Liz Goldberg as song leader followed by Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma’ariv service with Margaret Schmitt.
POT LUCK with LATKES and appropriate trimmings provided by Kol Ami. All children-at-heart are welcome. Non-members please let us know you would like to join with us:
BRING YOUR CHANUKIAH AND WE WILL LIGHT CANDLES TOGETHER.
CANTORIAL SOLOIST MARGARET SCHMITT
Margaret Schmitt holds a BA in Music from Queens College, CUNY. She also studied at the Juilliard and Mannes Schools of Music in New York City, and at Amherst College in Massachusetts. She studied contemporary liturgical music at the RSCM in Carlisle, England, and has extensive experience in liturgical music.
Miss Schmitt was soloist with Cantor Abraham Wolkin in New York City and Liberty, New York for 7 years. In Florida, she has sung at Temple Israel, West Palm Beach and Temple Emanuel, Palm Beach. She served as cantorial assistant at Temple Sinai, Delray Beach from 2002 to 2007, and then as Cantorial Soloist from 2007 through 2019
Miss Schmitt is well-known as a classical soprano. She has appeared in opera, musical theatre and in concert throughout the US and in Europe. She appeared at both Lincoln and Kennedy centers, and on live national television. She was the owner of Serenade Productions, and produced musical shows in countless locations in Florida. She was Artistic Director of Opera Benvenuto, Opera at Brooks and Opera Night at Capri Blu, and has also conducted several choirs in both sacred and popular repertoire.