Artists’ Opening Reception: Sunday, August 2, 2-5pm

Posted by on Jul 2, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Join us for our next opening reception.  The new show will be a retrospective of the work of some of the past artists from the Fireside Gallery. The exhibit will showcase pieces from the first exhibit in this new round of gallery shows at Kehilla in 2012 through the summer of 2014.  It will go […]

Kehilla Book Discussion Group

Posted by on Jun 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 July and August, taken from Amazon.  July 13:  The Rabbi’s Cat by Joann Sfar In Algeria in the 1930s, a cat […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

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

ANNUAL FUND Bill & Lynn Lazarus   GENERAL FUND Naomi Baran in memory of her mother, Annette Baran Sharon Grodin & Howard Rome Joan & Roger Lee Fund Anna Martin & Loel Solomon in memory of the yahrzeit of Dr. Russell Martin Edie Murphy in memory of her father, Joseph Leighton Ralph Silber   RABBI’S […]

Board Member SAM Luckey Enrolls in Rabbinical School

by Laird Harrison Managing what Kehilla has faced in recent years – the stress of the financial crisis, civic strife from the Bay Area to the Middle East, and three changes of executive directors – has demanded the skills of an acrobat. It’s a good thing we had one. SAM Luckey finished her last performance […]

Beyond Shabbat

Posted by on Jun 25, 2015 in Announcements | 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 […]

Report Back from Kehilla Activist Student & Her Social-Justice Arrest

[Note from Rabbi David: Rosa Petterson has been a part of Kehilla from birth. She was a high school activist on LGBTQI issues and during that time, she gave an inspiring High Holy Day sermon to the congregation. Child of David Lee and Barbara Petterson, Rosa has continued her activism into University of California Santa […]

Events in the Wider Community

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

The Jewish Studio Project Launch Party: July 16, 7pm. Can’t wait to celebrate with you at the Launch Party for The Jewish Studio Project. It’s our way of further introducing The JSP as a new resource for the local community and for us to celebrate as community, eat delicious food, interact playfully with art materials, […]

Job Opening: Kehilla School & Synagogue Administrative Assistant – 16 hours/week

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

About the job: We’re looking for someone to provide administrative support for our religious school (10 hours/week) and for the synagogue (6 hours/week). For Kehilla School: help to set up and run Kehilla School on Thursday afternoons assist with registration, database management, parent communication, event planning, teacher support, and supervising madrichim/teen teaching assistants. For the […]

Members in the Wider Community

Posted by on Jun 11, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

Bidding is a Mitzvah at Fair Trade Judaica’s On-Line Auction – Ends Thursday at midnight. A message from member Ilana Schatz: We are excited to host a spring on-line auction, bringing you the opportunity to purchase a variety of unique experiences and quality products. All proceeds from the auction will be dedicated to FTJ’s outreach and […]

Executively Speaking: The Whole is Greater than the Sum of its Parts

by Michael Saxe-Taller, Executive Director More than 70 Kehilla members gathered on the first Sunday in May for Kehilla’s Annual Community Meeting.  It was easy to see that people were happy to be there as they were chatting with friends and munching on snacks.  We came together with a song, and then learned more about […]