Kehilla is hiring an Assistant Rabbi!

Posted by on Jan 13, 2020 in News Announcements Home Page | No Comments

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Kehilla Men’s Group Meets Monthly

Posted by on Dec 24, 2019 in News Announcements Home Page | No Comments

An informal group of Kehilla men have been coming together as a monthly men’s group. A major focus has been creating relatively unstructured intimate space for sharing and listening. There is also discussion of topics generated by the group.  We welcome participation from Kehilla men who would be interested in checking out the group!  For […]

New Chavurot Forming!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2019 in News Announcements Home Page | No Comments

GOOD NEWS FOR FOLKS WANTING TO TAKE A STEP CLOSER INTO KEHILLA The Spiritual Life Practices Committee (SLPC) sponsored a Chavurah Shabbat Meet and Greet on Nov. 22nd  at Kehilla to encourage deeper engagement with the Kehilla community. Forty-five adults and ten children shared yummy food, sweet table service, and lovely conversations.  We hope this […]

700 Benches: Winter 2020 class info for Kol Kehilla

You are invited to come learn with 700 Benches, a SVARA-method beit midrash (house of study; more information about SVARA is at www.svara.org). In this 6-week beit midrash, you’ll learn ancient Jewish texts in their original language, explore Talmud study as a spiritual practice, and co-create a supportive, queer-normative community of study. All you need to […]

Kehilla Board Column: Greeting our community every day

That feeling when we walk up the steps of the Scottish Rite Center or to Kehilla at the High Holidays – being greeted on the steps, inside the doors, at the entrance of the sanctuary…. Being handed a prayer book by someone who smiles at you and says l’shana tova….  That sense of being welcomed […]

Continue Meeting our Board of Trustees

Ori Tzvieli Ori Tzvieli was born in Israel and moved to the US at age 12 with stops in Louisiana and New Jersey before landing in Berkeley.  It was during his first year at Cal that he first encountered Kehilla’s welcoming spirit while attending the community Seder.  He re-engaged with the congregation later in life […]

Economic Justice Committee Joins Forces to Control Police Use of Deadly Force: AB392 is Signed!

by Merle Lustig California has been among the worst states in the country for regulating police use of deadly force and the number of fatal police shootings. In 2017, California police shot and killed 172 people, including 5 children. In 2018, they shot and killed 115 people. This month, with the help of many progressive […]