Thank You from the Immigration Committee

To the Kehilla Community, We are amazed  and delighted by the incredible number of contributions of coats (over 1000!) and toiletries for immigrants and refugees at our High Holiday drive.  […]

Middle East Peace Committee News: A New Collaboration

by Nikki Sachs, MEPC member     The Middle East Peace Committee (MEPC) at Kehilla Community Synagogue, is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Center for Jewish Nonviolence.  […]

Kehilla Statement of Values on Israel/Palestine

“That which is hateful to you, do not do to another” Hillel, Babylonian Talmud Shabbat 31a “You shall not oppress the stranger, and you know the heart of a stranger because […]

Coming Soon: Pronoun Stickers for Your Nametag

Posted by on Sep 5, 2016 in Announcements, Tikkun Olam | No Comments

by Hazzan Shulamit Wise Fariman, Lynn Bravewomon and Rabbi Dev Noily As Davey Shlasko writes in the Trans*Ally Workbook,     “Most of the time, most people are on autopilot about […]

Oakland Community Organizations Recommendations on CA, Alameda County, and City of Oakland issues

  Number Title or focus Content OCO endorsement State Propositions 55 Tax extension Extends the temporary personal income tax on incomes over $250,000 to fund education and health care (Prop […]

Competing Death Penalty Initiatives on November Ballot

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by Beth Weinberger      This November we’ll have a chance to vote again to repeal California’s death penalty, replacing it with Life Without Possibility of Parole.  Unfortunately, a competing measure […]

Death Penalty Reform & Savings Act of 2016—Proposition #66

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by Beth Weinberger This November we’ll have a chance to vote again to repeal California’s death penalty, replacing it with Life Without Possibility of Parole.  Unfortunately, a competing measure that […]

High Holy Days 5777/2016 ~Seeking Shelter in the Days of Awe: Immigrants and Refugees, Longing and Home

by Rabbi Dev Noily In March of this year a group of Kehilla members working on immigration issues called a meeting to connect people in our community who are involved […]

Annual Harvest Dinner of the Faith Trio

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“Solidarity: A Spiritual Necessity” 6:15 Come early if you would like to be present at the Muslim evening service 6:45 Multi-Faith Blessings, Potluck Dinner (see below) and Conversation The Faith […]

Please Donate to Help A Kehilla Accompaniment Team’s Family!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2016 in Announcements, Tikkun Olam | No Comments

   Avi, 3, and Brian, 18 months, peer at each other through a hospital trash can  while their immigrant mom spends time with her 7 year-old daughter hospitalized for cancer. […]