Job Announcement: Program and Communications Manager

Summary Kehilla Community Synagogue seeks a warm, passionate and motivated individual with superb communications and administrative experience to join our collaborative staff and engaged congregation.  Position is open immediately. Who We Are Kehilla Synagogue is a dynamic Jewish Renewal congregation rooted in deep Jewish spirituality and audacious social justice organizing. Founded 35 years ago by […]

Come spend time in the Sukkah!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Announcements, Uncategorized | One Comment

Beginning Wednesday night on Erev Sukkot, we will have a Sukkah up in the backyard of Kehilla! We would love folks to come and spend time there. All are welcome in the Sukkah except for the following times (during which events are scheduled): Thursday, October 5, 3-7pm Friday, October 6, 6:30-8:30pm* Saturday, October 7, 8:30-10:30am* and […]

High Holy Day Sermons 5778/2017

Our High Holy Day Sermons are now available to read online: Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon by Howard Hamburger (coming soon) Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon by Jessica Shen-Wachter Kol Nidre Sermon by Rabbi Dev Noily: “I Will Sing for People Who Might not Sing for Me” Yom Kippur Morning Sermon by Aurora Levins Morales: “Tai” Yom […]

Sign up to Volunteer for Simchat Torah!

On Thursday October 12 at 6:30 pm, Kehilla, Chochmat HaLev, Aquarian Minyan and Beyt Tikkun come together at Kehilla to end and begin the Torah and to dance, dance, dance with our community-enhanced Klezmer band led by local klezmer greats Mike Perlmutter, Dave Rosenfeld, and Jeanette Lewicki! We are expecting a large crowd, and we need […]

Streaming High Holy Day services

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

You can access the livestream 10 minutes before each service begins here. If you check ahead of time, the stream will not yet be available, and you will see an invitation to login that is not applicable to streaming Kehilla services. Please check back within 10 minutes of services starting. We will be audio streaming the […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

Thank you to Rita Sklar who, in response to our inquiry, generously donated her beautiful watercolor entitled, Generations of Women – Keeping the Light Aglow. It is now hanging outside our Sanctuary.

Keeping In Touch with Bar/Bat Mitzvah Graduates!

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

Calling all families who have gone through the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Program! Natalie Boskin here- I’m Kehilla’s Youth Programs Coordinator and am reaching out in hopes of strengthening Bar/Bat Mitzvah graduates’ bond with Kehilla as spiritual adults! Kehilla would love to be able to occasionally reach out to our Bar/Bat Mitzvah graduates with updates about Kehilla, […]

September Bar/Bat Mitzvah’s

Posted by on Sep 6, 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 […]

Wear Your Pronouns! – Another Way to Help Everyone Feel Welcome at Kehilla

  Compiled for use at Kehilla Community Synagogue You’ll notice a new addition next to our name tag station.  We now have pronoun stickers that you can add to your name tag. If people sometimes or often use the wrong pronouns for you, we hope the stickers will help others to learn and respect your […]

Me and the High Holy Days

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Announcements, Rabbi David's Blog | No Comments

A Note from Rabbi David How unusual. I’m writing from an August vacation. Maybe that doesn’t seem unusual to you, but I haven’t had an August vacation in more than 20 years. Rather, I would be up to my elbows with work prepping for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. But this year, even though I […]