Welcome to Temple Kol Ami

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Homepage photoKol Ami means “All My People”. Temple Kol Ami of Fort Mill, SC is a Reform synagogue that strives to be a voice for the diverse Jewish community of Greater York County, SC and South Charlotte, welcoming families and individuals from all walks of Jewish life. We are a warm and inclusive congregation comprised of Jews from more traditional backgrounds, interfaith couples and families as well as those who may be rediscovering their  faith.  As a community we celebrate and embrace the joys of Judaism through ritual, culture and religious education. We are proud of our thriving Religious School, the largest in York County!

Join us for Shabbat service the first and third Friday of every month at Philadelphia United Methodist Church, 1691 Highway 160 West, Fort Mill, SC at 7 PM. We invite you to add your voice to our congregation!

***PLEASE NOTE: Although we generally follow the 1st/3rd Friday schedule, there may occasionally be a change to the Shabbat service schedule.  Please carefully check our Temple calendar for dates of upcoming Shabbat services. As Summer is upon us and many of our congregants scatter for vacations, June 1st will be the last service until we resume in late August.***

 


MEET OUR RABBI, ANA BONNHEIM

Rabbi bonheimTemple Kol Ami was thrilled to welcome Rabbi Ana Bonnheim to our pulpit in January 2017 to provide rabbinic leadership for the Greater York County/South Charlotte Jewish community. Rabbi Bonnheim has previously served as Associate Director of the URJ Greene Family Camp in Dallas, TX and Rabbi for Temple Beth Emeth in Sherman, TX. She has recently moved to the area with her husband Rabbi Asher Knight, senior rabbi at Temple Beth El, and two young sons. She will be joining TKA once a month for Friday night Shabbat service on the following dates for the first half of 2018: Jan 5, Feb 2,  Mar 16 and April 13. For an honorarium, she is available for life cycle events such as weddings, funerals, unveilings, baby namings and b’nai mitzvah. Rabbi Bonnheim is warm, energetic and engaging, and dedicated to Jewish learning as well as instilling a Jewish identity in our next generation. Temple Kol Ami is so excited to welcome her to our congregation and we look forward to continuing to grow under her teaching and guidance. Baruch haba, Rabbi Bonnheim!


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Temple Kol Ami is excited to share the news that we have been awarded a grant from the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte Impact and Innovation Fund for the 3rd year in a row.  With this funding, we will continue to build our Religious School through an enhanced B’nei Mitzvah program and expanded technology capabilities. We also intend to use these funds to bring Jewish cultural programming to the  community. TKA is so grateful to the JFGC for their continued support of our congregation as well as the Greater York County Jewish community.