A Milestone in Kehilla’s Religious Leadership

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

As Kehilla’s Executive Director, Board Co-Chairs, and members of the Transition Team, we are writing to share some important news about a significant change underway for our rabbinical leadership. In mid-October, Kehilla circulated an email titled “Transitions in Rabbinic Leadership” to the synagogue’s membership. (If you did not receive it, please check your spam folder.) […]

The Faith Trio: Now Marching for the Earth on Our 10th

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Announcements, Rabbi David's Blog | No Comments

by Rabbi David J. Cooper Jews, Muslims and Christians marching for climate sanity under a banner together. You can watch that on Shabbat morning, November 21. Hey! Don’t just watch; join us! (Gather at 10am at the Lake Merritt Amphitheatre at the Faith Trio banner (near 12th Street and Lake Merritt Boulevard). It makes sense […]

Members in the Wider Community

Posted by on Oct 22, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Yoga for Renewal Series in Berkeley. Fridays, Oct 9 – Nov 13, 12:30-1:45 pm. At 4th Street Yoga, 1809C 4th Street, Berkeley.  With Julie Emden. Connect all levels of being – mind, body, heart and spirit – in this gentle, grounding Iyengar-based yoga series rooted in Jewish mystical teachings. Enhance your practices for living in balance and wellness, both on and off the mat. $75 for Series/$15 drop-in.  Register here.   […]

High Holy Days Sermons 5776/2015

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Announcements, High Holy Days | No Comments

Our High Holy Day Sermons are now available to read online: Erev Rosh Hashanah Sermon by Rabbi Dev Noily: Standing Together, Right Smack in the Middle of the Torah Rosh Hashanah Sermon by Howard Hamburger Kol Nidre Sermon by Rabbi David J. Cooper:  Shibboleth Words, Labels, “Commonsense” & Resistance Yom Kippur Day Teaching by Rabbi Burt […]

Simchat Torah Celebration

Posted by on Oct 3, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

October 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm. At Chochmat HaLev, 2215 Prince St., Berkeley. Join with all the Bay Area Renewal communities for a night of sacred and ecstastic dancing to live music and special Torah chanting to celebrate the conclusion of our High Holy Day journey. Schedule: 6:00pm  Special Kids Celebration with Jen […]

Events in the Wider Community

Posted by on Oct 1, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

  ONE NIGHT ONLY:  Coming up!  Veterans Day, Wed., Nov. 11:  An Alternative Veterans Day Event: former co-artistic directors of A Traveling Jewish Theatre, Helen Stoltzfus and Albert Greenberg,  present The Prepared Table:  A Feast of Foods, Live Performance, and Stories from Iraq, Afghanistan, and the F.O.B. (Forward Operating Base of the US Military).  A four-course meal, performances by Afghan, Arabic, classical, […]

Celebrate Sukkot at Kehilla!

Posted by on Sep 23, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Sukkot is here! We would love for you to join us for our family-friendly Sukkot celebrations.  Everyone is welcome as we celebrate this most joyous holiday! ♦  Sukkot Shabbat Potluck in the Sukkah: Friday, October 2, 6:30pm ♦  Sukkot Shabbat & Welcome to New Members: Saturday, October 3, 10:30am  We also invite you to come hang […]

Online Ticket Sales are closed

Posted by on Sep 21, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Online ticket sales are now closed.  Tickets are available for all services and can be purchased at the door.

Kehilla’s History Wall is Here!

Posted by on Sep 17, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

We are thrilled to announce that our History Wall has been installed in the Social Hall, and it is glorious!  The Wall includes photographs that depict Kehilla’s history beginning with its inception in 1983.  Many thanks to Susan Freundlich, the originator of the project, and to Dvora Gordon, Norma Mark, and Bracha Stone, who spent many […]

Open Your Sukkah!

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Have a sukkah gathering/party at your place with Kehilla folks! OPEN SUKKAH NIGHTS is a program we have enjoyed over the years. Simply put together a sukkah in your yard, if you have one, and choose one or more of the evenings below to have any Kehilla people come over for a potluck at a […]