Celebrating a Community Covenant with Rabbi Dev Noily
Please join the Kehilla congregation as we honor Rabbi Dev Noily, our new Senior Rabbi, with a Shabbaton filled with blessings, learning, prayer, music, food, and unbridled joy.
Friday, November 10, 7:00 pm
Shabbat Evening Services
Reception and Refreshments
Saturday, November 11
10:00 am Shabbat Morning Services and Blessings for Rabbi Dev*
*Childcare and Children’s programming will be provided.
12:45 pm Lunch
2:00 – 5:30pm Learning Session with Special Guest Rabbi Benay Lappe
7:00 pm Brit Kehilla Ritual and Havdalah
8:00 pm Party
We expect more than a full house, so please RSVP to get your name on the list. Let us know how many people will be in your party. It’s first come, first served! There will be overflow seating in the Sinai Room.
If you would like to help with planning and preparation, please contact Michael Saxe-Taller at Michael@kehillasynagogue.org.
Rabbi Benay Lappe is the Founder and Rosh Yeshiva of SVARA: A Traditionally Radical Yeshiva. Ordained by The Jewish Theological Seminary in 1997, she is an award-winning educator specializing in the application of queer theory to Talmud study. Rabbi Lappe has served on the faculties of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Temple University, American Jewish University, The Reconstruction
Bus: Take northbound AC transit line 12 to entrance to the social hall on Grand Avenue. Schedule here.
Bart: Nearest BART station is Macarthur, about 2 miles away.
Lyft: 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont CA
Kehilla is located in a light commericial/residential neighborhood and STREET PARKING WILL BE LIMITED, especially on Saturday morning.
Possible Parking Areas:
- AFTER 6PM ONLY: The ACE Hardware parking lot will be available for Kehilla. Please do NOT park in the ACE lot during the day on Saturday.
- AFTER 1PM: Jumpstart MD lot at 1337 Grand (entrance on Sunnyside)
- On Fairview Ave (lower portion of Fairview Ave and upper portion after the median)
- This Saturday, traffic officers have been asked to use their discretion and only ticket cars parked on Fairview Avenue if they are otherwise parked illegally (ie. blocking a driveway). Neither the city nor Kehilla can 100% guarantee that cars parked on Fairview on Saturday morning will not be ticketed, but it is highly unlikely that it will happen.
- On Sunnyside Ave
Please come scent-free