First Night and Into the Light – Highlights from the POC/JOC Hanukkah Party

Posted by on Jan 3, 2020 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

On December 22nd Kehilla Community Synagogue hosted a POC/JOC Hanukkah Party. About 30 people attended the special event held in the Fireside Room. Parents, children, partners and siblings attended, as […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: January 2019

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial General Donation Cathy Steirn and Chris Kinavey Gwyneth Kirk High Holy Day Tzedakah Dolores Taller Melissa Rapp, in memory of Jeff Rosen Robert Cohen […]

Kehilla Goes Greener

You may know that in 2014, Kehilla installed solar panels on our roof.  This has enabled us to get most of our electricity from our solar panels.  We are thrilled […]

Kehilla’s Board Column: Lisa’s Kol Nidre Speech (October 8, 2019)

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | 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 […]

Hiring a new half-time Assistant Rabbi for our community

We are excited to announce that a search committee is now being formed to recruit, interview and select a candidate to fill a new halftime Assistant Rabbi position, intended to […]

Executively Speaking: Kehilla’s Retreat for Leaders

by Michael Saxe-Taller, Executive Director Planning is underway for Deepening Our Design, our third bi-annual Kehilla’s Retreat for Leaders, to be held January 31-February 2, 2020 at Walker Creek Ranch. […]

Science, Spirituality, and Judaism, Part 1

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Science and Psychedelic Experience The field of science was of little interest to me while I was growing up. And because of my dyslexia I was […]

Celebrate Hanukkah with Puppets, Latkes, and Special Guest, Muslim Civil Rights Leader Zahra Billoo!

Monday December 23rd – The Second Night by Rabbi Dev Noily  This year’s Kehilla Hanukkah party will include our usual fabulous puppet show for the littlest Kehillians, latkes, candle lighting […]

Electrify Everything: What We Can Do About the Climate Crisis – Updates from the Greening Committee

Save the Date—Feb. 11—for presentation of “Electrify Everything” at Kehilla.  For urban dwellers the main sources of greenhouse gases are the gas we use to heat our homes and water, […]

Executively Speaking: Completing a Crucial Step Towards Physical Sanctuary

by Michael Saxe-Taller, Executive Director Kehilla first declared itself a Sanctuary congregation in the 1980s. In November 2016, the Kehilla Board passed a resolution to reaffirm our commitment to being […]