Book Discussion Group

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

by Jan Herzog All Kehilla members are invited to join us for our customary meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7pm.   Below are summaries of the books we will read in September and October taken from Amazon. Tuesday, September 8, 7pm. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr [Note: The book […]

Beyond Shabbat

Posted by on Aug 28, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

by Beth Bittle, Managing Director High Holy Day Services are almost here!  Volunteer opportunities are posted online; please click here to find out more! Now is the perfect time to sign up for your favorite volunteer shift before it is gone.  There are so many volunteer opportunities available during the High Holy Days and this […]

Events in the Wider Community

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Women’s Sacred Circle Spirituality Group Facilitated by Renna Ulvang, Spiritual Director and Psychotherapist There are still spaces in our ongoing monthly women’s spirituality group, recommencing on Sunday,, September 6th, 2015 from 10:30 – Noon. We are a group of inclusive and interfaith women who meet monthly and reflect on topics chosen to deepen and expand […]

Berkeley Midrasha for Teens!

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Are you ready for the experience of a lifetime? Register today for Berkeley Midrasha, your teen’s Jewish learning experience. Berkeley Midrasha is Beth El’s fun, engaging, learning environment and teen community designed to support each 8th-12th grade teen in developing their own informed Jewish identity while having the time of their life! Berkeley Midrasha meets […]

Request for Photos of Rabbi Burt

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

If you have any old photos of Rabbi Burt, please let us know, because we need some for a Kehilla History Wall we are creating. The Details: 1) We will look at any dates, so don’t hesitate to run any by us. We need them ASAP — within 10 days (i.e. by August 10) would […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

GENERAL FUND Sandy Bredt in honor of Team Tucker Sandy Bredt & Em Herzstein in memory of Jaime Tucker Barbara Cohen & Allen Price in memory of Jaime Tucker and Trudy & Cal Cohen Hannah Kranzberg Bill & Lynn Lazarus The Wolf Family   RETREAT SUPPORTERS Bracha & Don Stone  in memory of Janet Adelman […]

Book Discussion Group

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

by Jan Herzog      All Kehilla members are welcome to join us for our customary meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7pm.   Below are summaries of the books we will read in August and September, taken from Amazon. Monday, August 10th. I Am Forbidden by Anouk Markovits. Sweeping from the Central European countryside just […]

Beyond Shabbat

Posted by on Jul 25, 2015 in Announcements, Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

by Beth Bittle, Managing Director Welcome to Beyond Shabbat.  As you know Kehilla is a very busy community with many events, fundraisers, community building activities, classes and Shabbat services. This is the place you will find additional information about the many things happening here at Kehilla, as well as ways to become more involved in […]

Executively Speaking: On the Horizon

For many of us, the beginning of August means going on vacation, spending more time outdoors and hanging out with friends.  Here at Kehilla, it means a few other things: a new membership year has begun, preparations for religious school are underway, and the High Holy Days are around the corner. All of us on […]

The Ubuntu Moment

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Announcements, Rabbi David's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi David J. Cooper [August 15 Chai Shabbat is also an “Ubuntu” Shabbat. But what is Ubuntu?]      Ubuntu is a bantu word from southern Africa. It defies simple translation. Of course since ntu means human, and ubu transforms a noun into an abstraction, one is tempted to say that it simply means “humanity.” […]