Transitions: A Message from Sandra Razieli

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

Dear Kehilla Community, As many of you know, I moved to Maui a year ago but have continued to direct the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program with the amazing assistance of Youth Programs Coordinator Natalie Boskin. Beginning July 1, Rabbi Gray Myrseth will be taking over my role. Over the course of several months, Rabbi Gray and […]

Join Kehilla’s Greening Committee! Visit us at July 21st Retreat Lunch-Time Tabling!

Kehilla’s Greening Committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. The Committee has been meeting for over 10 years and is always excited to take on new environmental projects. Please bring your issue or proposed project to us and consider working with us on it. Our proud accomplishments include adding a bike […]

Piedmont City Council Approves Sanctuary Resolution

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

by Julie Litwin Several Kehilla members were present at the Piedmont City Council meeting on June 4th to witness the unanimous vote of the council in favor of a resolution declaring Piedmont to be a sanctuary city. The issue was hotly debated prior to the council meeting, generating numerous letters and calls to the council. […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! July

Dear Kehilla community, You are invited to join us at the following shabbat morning services as these amazing 7th graders become Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Some of us may feel a little hesitant about coming to a shabbat service when a young person we do not know personally is becoming Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: July Kol Kehilla

Annual Fund Shoshana and David Finacom Barry and Lauren Skeist General Fund Sandy Bredt and Em Holmes in honor of Chinabear Joseph Bob Roden and Sherry Novick The Chevra Kaddisha Committee in memory of Jay Koch’s mother Hedy Straus and Laura Boxer in memory of Jay Koch’s mother The following donations were all made in […]

Thank You for Your Time: July Kol Kehilla

  Sasha Gottfried, for proofreading the Weekly Email every single week  Dvora Gordon and Susala Kisber, for the greening, planting, and beautification of our Kehilla Courtyard  Amy Shutkin, Bob Olken, and Amy Bat Tzipora, for the Little Free Library that is now beautifully installed outside of Kehilla, and to Dvora Gordon, Barbara Haber, Luz, and […]

The Jewish Roots of Kehilla’s Values: Martin Buber, Part 1

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson In this series of articles I offer readers some background history on the Jewish sources of the values and ideals that motivated me to develop the vision that became Kehilla Community Synagogue. Past installments focused on the life and thought of Abraham Joshua Heschel. In this four-part series, I turn to […]

Community Klezmer Workshops for Simchat Torah

Click here for registration NOTE: You must attend at least 2 of the 4 workshops to play on Simchat Torah on October 1! We’re planning another rockin Simchat Torah celebration at Kehilla on October 1, hopefully with YOU in the band! Once again the intrepid and fabulous teachers/band leaders Mike Perlmutter and Jeanette Lewicki will […]

A New Group at Kehilla – Working Class/Low Income

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

The Working Class/Low Income Groups was created as a space for those of us raised working class as well as those currently low income because of limited income, age, retirement, disabilities, etc. Kehilla is an amazing progressive community that does tremendous activism in the larger community. We feel that it is now time for us to […]

Summer Torah Chanting Opportunities!

Posted by on May 30, 2018 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

We have many new and seasoned torah chanters at Kehilla and we value your contribution so much! If you’re interested in chanting Torah at a shabbat morning service on any of the following dates, please be in touch directly with me and we’ll discuss details: July 22, Kehilla Retreat, Lake Temescal August 18, Chai […]