Economic Justice In Kehilla: March 5th Criminal Justice Reform Workshop

On March 5, a six-person group consisting of members of Kehilla’s Economic Justice Committee and Plymouth United Church of Christ’s Social Justice group, presented a workshop on Criminal Justice Reform […]

Kehilla Joins Youth Tiny House Effort!! Volunteers Sought!

Spearheaded by the Economic Justice Committee, which sought and received Board and Rabbinic approval, Kehilla is now a Participating Congregation in the Tiny House Village Project designed to provide housing […]

Watch “13th” !! The Economic Justice Committee Invites You to Learn about Criminal Justice Reform

January 2019 As the EJC launches work on a Criminal Justice Reform Initiative, we would like to invite Kehilla members to join us in understanding this highly pertinent and timely […]

What’s Up with Our Jails?

By Jeanne Finberg and Richard Speiglman Holding Alameda County’s Sheriff Accountable — Report and Rally In a rousing rally and demonstration on Oct 2, 2018, Jose Bernal from the Ella […]

Economic Justice Committee: Boosts Working America Program with February Training Event

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

by Jeanne Finberg The Economic Justice Committee sponsored Fran Schreiberg and Lora Jo Foo from Working America (WA) who presented on February 10 on WA’s canvassing project in Modesto which […]

Canvass Effectively and Joyfully in Modesto with Working America Right Now!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

from the Economic Justice Committee The Economic Justice Committee is offering a “Working America Training” on February 10, 2018, from 4pm to 6:30pm at Kehilla. Work is needed now, however, […]

Economic Justice Committee Report

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

by the Economic Justice Committee At the request of Kehilla’s Economic Justice Committee (EJC) the synagogue joined Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) in 2005 after surveying the congregation to learn which […]

Economic Justice Committee: A Political Engagement Workshop

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

by Karen Rachels On April 2, Kehilla’s Economic Justice Committee (EJC) presented a “Political Engagement Workshop.” The aim was to provide a venue where, in the aftermath of the November […]

Economic Justice Committee: A Political Engagement Workshop

Posted by on May 26, 2017 in Economic Justice Committee Blog | No Comments

by Karen Rachels On April 2, Kehilla’s Economic Justice Committee (EJC) presented a “Political Engagement Workshop.” The aim was to provide a venue where, in the aftermath of the November […]

Political Engagement Workshop Handout

On April 2, 2017, the Economic Justice Committee conducted a Political Engagement Workshop at Kehilla. Attended by more than 100 people, the workshop helped participants identify specific actions they wanted […]