2019/5779: How to Have A Surprising Seder Using the Kehilla Home Haggadah

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Writings Rabbi David | No Comments

The Kehilla At-Home HAGGADAH by Rabbi David J. Cooper [NOTE:  The first night of Passover is Friday, April 19, 2019.] Once again, the Kehilla easy-to-use, inclusive and interactive Haggadah is […]

How to Have A Surprising Seder Using the Kehilla Home Haggadah

Posted by on Mar 28, 2017 in Writings Rabbi David | No Comments

The Kehilla At-Home HAGGADAH by Rabbi David J. Cooper [NOTE:  The first two nights of Passover are Saturday, March 27 and Sunday, March 28, 2021.] Once again, the Kehilla easy-to-use, […]

Through the Neila Gates by way of Ellis Island, by Rabbi David Cooper

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Writings Rabbi David | No Comments

My mother, my father, and my stepfather had all had the experience coming into America from Europe. My mother was unusual because having been born in Brooklyn, her parents decided […]

Introduction to Hagar & Ishmael Torah Excerpt (Genesis 21:9-21) by Rabbi David Cooper

Posted by on Dec 1, 2016 in Uncategorized, Writings Rabbi David | No Comments

This morning we are reading from the traditional Torah segment for the first day of Rosh Hashanah which you’ll find on your handout. It is a story of the banishment […]

Downloadable Kehilla HOME seder

Looking for a good interactive bare-bones haggadah? Kehilla-style?   New, improved and FREE! Instructions and suggestions on using the Haggadah   The Haggadah in PDF format: http://www.kehillasynagogue.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Home-Haggadah-2013-Heb-Eng.pdf

How to Have A Surprising Seder Using the Kehilla Home Haggadah

Posted by on Mar 17, 2016 in Announcements, Writings Rabbi David | No Comments

The Kehilla At-Home HAGGADAH by Rabbi David J. Cooper [NOTE:  The first night of Passover is Friday, April 22, 2016. ] Once again, the Kehilla easy-to-use, inclusive and interactive Haggadah […]

Kol Nidre Sermon 5775/2015 by Rabbi David J. Cooper

Shibboleth Words, Labels, “Commonsense” & Resistance During these Holy Days we have examined the power of words as part of our spiritual journey. Tonight I want to examine that the […]

Report Back on Israel/Palestine Survey: Agreement on Values; Diversity in Tactics and Solutions  

by Rabbi David   ~Our High Holy Day Theme: Speak!  The Power of our Words~ The Jewish tradition from its early beginnings was built on words even more than on […]

Weighing Our Words: Thoughts on the High Holyday Theme

by Rabbi David J. Cooper Every High Holydays we sing Mi Ha-Ish (from Psalm 34:13-14), a simple prayer that asks nothing but is, rather, advice on living well. Some early […]

The Synagogue Turns A Corner: An Invitation to Kehilla’s May 3rd Community Meeting

From Rabbi David, Michael Saxe-Taller, Executive Director, and Lynn Bravewomon, Board Co-Chair This is a special moment in the life of our congregation. We have emerged from a somewhat shaky […]