Open Minds, Open Hearts: Exploring Class Dynamics in Our Kehilla Community

**Calling all Kehilla members!** You are all invited to participate in a FREE experiential workshop entitled: OPEN MINDS, OPEN HEARTS: EXPLORING CLASS DYNAMICS IN OUR KEHILLA COMMUNITY, on Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 1-5 PM. The workshop will be facilitated by Kehilla member Penny Rosenwasser and members of the Kehilla Working Class/Low Income Group. Class […]

To Members of Our Kehilla Community who Identify as JEWS OF COLOR:

Aurora Levins Morales will be leading an Affinity Group for Jews of Color, as part of our new Kehilla Racial Justice Initiative. Since the day & time of this meeting is still being set – though will likely be in August or early September– if you would like to attend this meeting, please email Penny […]

Kehilla Cemetery Section in Mt. View Cemetery is Happening!!

Please read this article as it has significant financial information about grave purchase The process has begun to secure a Kehilla congregational section in lovely Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland. This is a three phase process contingent upon Kehilla members buying a minimum of 30 graves within the first year.  At this time, more than 30 […]

13th Annual Faith Trio Harvest Dinner

This year at Kehilla on Sukkot Friday, September 28, 6:30-8:45pm Join us in the Kehilla Sukkah for this annual tradition of the Faith Trio [Kehilla, the Islamic Cultural Center, and Montclair Presbyterian) as we gather in the autumn to be together in community. The Harvest Festival brings together Jews, Muslims and Christians from the three […]

Love to chant Torah? We want YOU to leyn!

Teens and Adults, let’s do this, one aliyah at a time 🙂 Hazzan Shulamit is eager to support you along the way. Upcoming Opportunities: Saturday, Aug 25 (Ki Teitzei):  Contact Rabbi Dev at rabbidev@kehillasynagogue.org Saturday, Sept 22 (Ha’azinu): See description in the service listings at the end of Kol Kehilla and contact rabbidavid@KehillaSynagogue.org Monday night, […]

Join Kehilla’s Greening Committee! Visit us at July 21st Retreat Lunch-Time Tabling!

Kehilla’s Greening Committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. The Committee has been meeting for over 10 years and is always excited to take on new environmental projects. Please bring your issue or proposed project to us and consider working with us on it. Our proud accomplishments include adding a bike […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! July

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. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: July Kol Kehilla

Annual Fund Shoshana and David Finacom Barry and Lauren Skeist General Fund Sandy Bredt and Em Holmes in honor of Chinabear Joseph Bob Roden and Sherry Novick The Chevra Kaddisha Committee in memory of Jay Koch’s mother Hedy Straus and Laura Boxer in memory of Jay Koch’s mother The following donations were all made in […]

Thank You for Your Time: July Kol Kehilla

  Sasha Gottfried, for proofreading the Weekly Email every single week  Dvora Gordon and Susala Kisber, for the greening, planting, and beautification of our Kehilla Courtyard  Amy Shutkin, Bob Olken, and Amy Bat Tzipora, for the Little Free Library that is now beautifully installed outside of Kehilla, and to Dvora Gordon, Barbara Haber, Luz, and […]

Community Klezmer Workshops for Simchat Torah

Click here for registration NOTE: You must attend at least 2 of the 4 workshops to play on Simchat Torah on October 1! We’re planning another rockin Simchat Torah celebration at Kehilla on October 1, hopefully with YOU in the band! Once again the intrepid and fabulous teachers/band leaders Mike Perlmutter and Jeanette Lewicki will […]