If you are experiencing abuse in an intimate relationship

If you are experiencing abuse in an intimate relationship, please be in touch with one of our clergy members (Rabbi Dev, Hazzan Shulamit, Rabbi Gray, Rabbi David or Rabbi Burt), or with one of these organizations: www.thehotline.org – National Domestic Violence Hotline 1−800−799−7233 www.shalom-bayit.org – Shalom Bayit (East Bay) 866-SHALOM-7 / or (510) 845-SAFE www.thehotline.org/help/for-abusive-partners/ […]

Mitzvah, Community, & Avodah – All at Once!

by Barbara Cohen Kiddush is an important part of community and our community is what makes kiddush work. But it doesn’t just happen on its own – kiddush happens when members of the community step up and make it happen. There are three ways you can do a mitzvah:  (1) you do the shopping and […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: November 2018

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Annual Fund Danielle Rosenman and Steven Falk, in memory of our mothers, Adele Essman and Lillie Falk Shelley Nathans and Sam Gerson, in memory of Ariel Hershcopf General Fund Andrea Bryck Cathy Jane Steirn, in memory of my sister Judy and Irwin Miller, in memory of Irene McPhail Nahum […]

Kehilla is searching for a Bookkeeping Assistant!

Part-Time Bookkeeping Assistant – Accounts Receivable (AR) & Accounts Payable (AP) Position We are a politically and spiritually progressive Community Synagogue in Piedmont California, looking for someone to assist our bookkeeper, in handling our multi facetted accounts receivables, and low volume accounts payable. Responsibilities: • Processing and posting of incoming credit card, check and cash […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! November

Dear Kehilla community, You are invited to join us at the following shabbat morning services as these amazing humans become Bat/Bar 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 Bat/Bar Mitzvah. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present brings […]


TIKKUN HA-NEFESH (REPAIR OF THE SOUL) HEALING RACISM, UNPACKING WHITE PRIVILEGE WHEN: First session Sunday, November 11, 2018 10am – 12pm WHERE: at Kehilla in the Back Classroom – Main Floor FACILITATORS: Rabbi Shifrah Tobacman and Chaplain Laura Fitch The group is part of the community’s larger project of addressing racism and de-centering whiteness within […]

Kehilla’s Annual Report is Out!

Click here to read our 2017-2018 Annual Report.

Launch of East Bay Community Energy

What You Need to Know About Your New Energy Provider After a decade of organizing and advocacy by multiple community organizations, including Kehilla’s Greening Committee, an Alameda County Community Choice Energy program designed to address environmental, economic and social justice needs of East Bay communities will become your energy provider next month (November.) EBCE, like […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: October 2018

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Annual Fund Diane Elliot and Burt Jacobson Mary Ross, in honor of the streaming of High Holy Day Services for homebound attendees General Fund The Louisa Kreisberg Family Foundation Eric Boskin Janet Kranzberg High Holiday Tzedakah Janet Kranzberg, in memory of my parents, Betty & Max Kranzberg, Melanie Kaye […]

Torah Chanting Opportunities!

Love to chant Torah? We want YOU to leyn! Teens and Adults, let’s do this, one aliyah at a time 🙂 Join us for Shabbat morning services and share your skills and love of leynen with our community. Hazzan Shulamit is eager to support you along the way. Upcoming Opportunities: Saturday, November 17 (Vayetzei):  Contact […]