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Led by Rabbis Burt Jacobson & David J. Cooper
With Special Guest, Reverend George Cummings of Oakland Community Organizations, and Imani Community Church
Theme: The Mitzvah to Take Action*
This year we are featuring a delicious organic catered primarily vegetarian, gluten-free dinner, including your favorite holiday ritual foods: Matzoh Ball Soup, Gefilte Fish & Charoses. You can view the full menu here.
The Hebrew prophets, A to Z (Amos to Zachariah) were called to protest the injustices in ancient Israel. And even though they were resistant, they felt compelled by divine command to speak out in order to turn their society around.
The Torah says to “not stand idly on the blood of your brother,” i.e. that in the face of suffering and oppression—of others and our own—we are forbidden to simply witness; we must act. But no one of us alone has the ability to be effective. Yet united with others who are also acting under the same prophetic responsibility, we have the power to effect change.
Many activists in Kehilla are involved in the struggle against the Pharaohs of our time. How are you or can you make a difference, too?
Moses, Jeremiah, Miriam and Micah are all invited to join us we celebrate the process of liberation and retell the Exodus story as a paradigm for our own situation today.
Join them for Passover.