Kol Haverim is a secular Jewish congregation in Ithaca, NY for those who desire non-theistic ways to celebrate their identity, culture and heritage.

Specifically, we offer:

Celebrations of Jewish holidays – the High Holidays, Hanukkah, Passover, etc. for the whole family

Social, cultural and educational programs and experiences for adults and kids

A non-traditional way to affiliate with the Jewish community

An affirmation of our contemporary Jewish identity while preserving our connection to the past and linking us to the future


Upcoming Event:

Is it Science vs. Religion or Something Else?

Darwin Day 2

Saturday, Feb 13 2016

Lifelong, 119 W Court St, Ithaca, NY 14850 (map)

5:30pm – 7:00pm (Dinner)

7:00pm – 8:30pm (Program)

Historically, the theory of evolution has encountered a great deal of resistance, much of it from people professing to be deeply religious. It is easy to cast the problem as science vs. religion …(more)