Annual Retrospective Art Show Reception

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

Sunday, July 23, 3:30-5:30pm The Art Committee is pleased to present our annual retrospective exhibit of artists who have been featured in individual shows from September 2015 through December 2016.  This year’s show will include Em Herzstein’s intuitive paintings and pastels inspired by nature, Barbara Petterson’s paintings, drawings and prints drawn from places of joy, […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

Annual Fund Alex Madonik Alice Wilkins Andrea Lappen Barbara Petterson and David Lee Ellen Schwerin & Aman Daro Fay Rohrbach and Susan Schulman Hedy and Laura Boxer in honor of Shoshana Finacom’s Bat Mitzvah Jan K. Herzog in honor of Shoshana Finacom’s Bat Mitzvah Julie Patrusky Lisa Korwin Loel Solomon and Anna Martin Marjorie Cox […]

It’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah Season!

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

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, but please be assured that having […]

Kehilla Staff Transitions

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

After five years, Operations Manager Beth Bittle will be leaving the Kehilla staff on June 16.  As you can read below, Beth will be pursuing some of her passions. Beth came to us as our Volunteer Coordinator, and quickly stepped up and took more and more responsibility for the functioning of the synagogue.  With her calm […]

Political Engagement Workshop Handout

On April 2, 2017, the Economic Justice Committee conducted a Political Engagement Workshop at Kehilla. Attended by more than 100 people, the workshop helped participants identify specific actions they wanted to take in eight different critical areas of political concern. A handout listing the actions suggested by resource people in these eight areas was distributed. […]

Kehilla is hiring for 2 positions!

Kehilla is currently searching for 2 new staff members: A part-time Operations Manager (80-90%): Operations Manager Job Announcement; A part-time Bookkeeping Assistant – AP & AR: Part-Time Bookkeeping Assistant – AP & AR Job Announcement. Please see both job descriptions and forward along to people in your network. Email employment@kehillasynagogue.org with questions and/or resume and cover letter.  

Kehilla Sponsors Anti-Death Penalty Outreach

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Announcements, Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

As we have for a number of years, Kehilla is again sponsoring the annual Fast & Vigil to Abolish the Death Penalty in Washington, D.C.  Also known as “Starvin’ for Justice,” the vigil is held on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court, June 29th through July 2. Although the dates commemorate 2 important Court […]

The Kehilla Annual Retreat! Shabbat in the Meadow

The Kehilla Annual Retreat! Shabbat in the Meadow

Come for Saturday or stay for the weekend! In Bort Meadow, Anthony Chabot Regional Park Friday evening through Sunday Morning, with special emphasis on Shabbat, all day July 15th, we will be relaxing and eating and schmoozing and attending services and playshops and napping under the trees. Join us as we celebrate Shabbat and renew […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

Annual Fund Joan Lee Wendy Buffett and Joel Kreisberg Eva Pettersson Madeleine Bratt Barry Skeist Irene McPhail Karen Cohn and Teri Gruenwald Ruth Tavlin Daniel Alpert and Laura Nelson Samuela Evans Florence Lewis Cathy Steirn   General Fund Rabbi Diane Elliott in memory of Florence Asher Elliot, Tziporah bat Hannah Dreisl u’Meir Barbara B. Stern […]

Please consider paying a voluntary tax to support Ohlone people of the East Bay

Posted by on Apr 29, 2017 in Announcements, Tikkun Olam | No Comments

Please consider paying a voluntary tax to support the indigenous Ohlone people of the East Bay through the Sogorea Te Land Trust.  Click here for more information: http://sogoreate-landtrust.com/ Paying this tax is a way to honor the Ohlone ancestors and current residents who are an intimate part of the land we now call home. The […]