Welcoming the Stranger: October 2020 Update

Posted by on Oct 27, 2020 in Immigration Committee | No Comments

In the spring of 2020, just prior to the beginning of the pandemic, the Sanctuary Task Force completed preparations to host a guest at Kehilla. The space was finally ready; […]

Election Resources

Posted by on Oct 22, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

During this election cycle, Kehilla Community Synagogue is focused on two things: our spiritual practice, and keeping our community connected to each other as events unfold. We’re also connected, as […]

Banner Drop Day of Action

Posted by on Oct 7, 2020 in Immigration Committee | No Comments

On October 6th, the Kehilla Immigration Committee participated in a statewide action to protest the 68 deaths from COVID that have already occurred in California’s jails, prisons and ICE detention […]

An Invitation to Leadership

Posted by on Sep 30, 2020 in Board Blog | No Comments

This is an invitation: to step up as a leader in your community. We need you now more than ever. For some, leadership is service; for some, leadership is a […]

Sanctuary Task Force Update

Posted by on Sep 2, 2020 in Immigration Committee | No Comments

The Sanctuary Task Force was prepared to welcome a new guest at Kehilla this week, but, sadly, the cruel system which funnels immigrants who earn parole from prison directly to […]

Kehilla Says Vote No on Proposition 20

On September 9, 85 people gathered virtually for a “Votinar” to hear why Kehilla’s Economic Justice Committee, Bend the Arc Jewish Action, Faith in Action East Bay, Netivot Shalom, Plymouth Congregational (Jazz […]

A Refresher on Articles From Kehilla’s Board

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Board Blog | No Comments

Here’s a refresher of articles for everyone who is interested in learning more about Kehilla’s Board. November 2019: Greeting our community every day December 2019: Kehilla Board Service Myths and […]

A Note from the Board in this Time of Challenge

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Board Blog, Uncategorized | No Comments

We have a remarkable community that always steps up in extraordinary ways.  The board had the opportunity to step up first when Michael Saxe-Taller, our beloved ED, went out on […]

Lisa’s Kol Nidre Speech (October 8, 2019)

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Board Blog | No Comments

Kehilla board member, Lisa Korwin, spoke about her relationship to Kehilla at Kol Nidre services this year. We’re choosing to print her talk here to support each of us in […]

Kehilla Board Service Myths and Facts

Posted by on Aug 5, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This was originally published December 2019   1) Myth: Being on the Board will be too time-consuming. Truth: You will be expected to attend Board meetings regularly 1x/month for 2-3 […]