Solar Lights for Gaza Fundraiser & Pre-Shabbat Potluck

Please join Kehilla’s Greening and Middle East Peace Committees for a potluck dinner on September 16 at 5:30pm and fundraiser to support the children of Gaza. Gaza is still recovering from fifty-one days of bombing in 2014. Electricity, water, and sewage systems are all still very fragile, and more than 17,000 people are still in temporary […]

Explosion At The Great Retreat Foiled By Non-Compliant, Alien Bark

Posted by on Jul 29, 2016 in Announcements, Greening Committee | No Comments

An Opinion Piece & Satire  by Bill Lazarus “They didn’t even know if it would start a chain reaction that would move into the atmosphere and vaporize the joint.”  From When did we have Sauerkraut? by Peter & Lou Berryman, a song pondering uncertainties in defrosting the refrigerator and detonation of the first atomic bomb. Friday, […]

Report Back from Forum on Tree Controversy

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 in Greening Committee | No Comments

by Bill Lazarus Key opposing players on plans to destroy 200,000-plus eucalyptus and other non-native trees across the East Bay hills squared off at a Kehilla forum held January 23, 2016 in conjunction with Tu b’shvat.  About two dozen people attended the forum, which was sponsored by Kehilla’s Greening Committee. The forum was unusual in bringing opponents […]

Why Kehilla’s Menorah Is Turning Green

By Rabbi Burt Jacobson and Alice Kostin (Most of this text was drawn from the Green Menorah Covenant of Kehilla Community Synagogue) As part of the Kehilla Resolution on Acting in the Face of Climate Change, our Board of Trustees held that our synagogue affirms the Green Menorah Covenant of Kehilla Community Synagogue as a guideline […]