Palestinians Fight for Their Village: Virtual Brunch for Silwan

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Palestinians Fight for Their Village: Virtual Brunch for Silwan Please join Jawad Siyam, founder of the Wadi Hilweh Information Center and Madaa Creative Center for Children, who has been at the center of Silwani resistance and Jody Sokolower, co-coordinator of MECA’s Teach Palestine Project, and author of Determined to Stay: Palestinian Youth Fight for Their Village. Determined to Stay is filled with […]

Black, Indigenous, and People of Color Hanukkah

Kehilla Community Synagogue 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont, CA

8th Night of Hanukkah - In person in the Kehilla Courtyard Dear Kehilla Black, Indigenous, People of Color and their Partners, Parents and Siblings, Who is this for? BIPOC/JOC adults, families, children and their white parents, partners and siblings are welcome to join. Please bring your favorite Hanukkah/Menorah to light the first candle in a […]

Kehilla Update with Executive Director Michael Saxe-Taller

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Want to know about Kehilla’s re-opening plans? Our new COVID vaccine requirement?  The details of our clergy’s sabbaticals?  Learn about these things and more with Kehilla Executive Director Michael Saxe-Taller. You will get the latest updates and have the chance to ask questions about all areas of Kehilla life during this topsy-turvy times. Registration required. […]

HavurTot Picnic with Rabbi SAM Luckey

1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont, CA

Havurah means "a friend." Havurot means "friends." So HavurTot means "friends with tots" (0 to 2 ish year olds) and HavurTot Olders means “friends with tots who are older” (2 ish to 4 ish year olds). Note that 2 ish year olds are invited to both. This gathering is for HavurTots AND HavurTot Olders. Email […]

Kehilla Administrative Offices Closed Winter Holiday

1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont, CA

The Kehilla staff will have limited availability on Mon., December 20 - Thurs., December 23, and we will be closed in observance of the Winter holiday Fri., December 24 thru Sun., January 2, 2022. If you need assistance Mon., Dec. 20-Wed., Dec. 22 please contact Dee Ward at x100 or email dee@kehillasynagogue.org and on Thurs., […]

Musical Tu Bishvat Seder

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Weitzman NMAJH & the Rising Song Institute's Musical Tu B'Shevat Seder In the depths of winter, when cold wind blows against bare branches, trees begin to look toward spring and, hidden beneath the surface, a new melody can be faintly heard. Hadar's Rising Song Institute and the Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History invite […]

LIVE at Urban Adamah – Tu B’shevat Seder

Urban Adamah 1151 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA

Explore the divine sensory stimulation of the Seven Sacred Species at our annual Tu B’Shevat Seder. Sip farm crafted liquors and libations; enjoy an incredible dinner and a seven course menu made with local, seasonal, ingredients; and give ode to the natural wonders and spirits of the season. Tickets include dinner, drinks, and a full […]

Celebrating 20 Years of the Faith Trio

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Faith Trio Twenty years ago, a few weeks after the tragic events of September 11, 2001, a Muslim woman and her two grown daughters attended Montclair Presbyterian Church in an effort to create positive relations with Church members. From this simple beginning, an interfaith alliance of Muslims and Christians, and […]

MULTI-ACCESS: Embracing Our Inner Radiance & Joy Workshop @ Urban Adamah

Urban Adamah 1151 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA

EMBRACING OUR INNER RADIANCE & JOY: A CREATIVE ARTS JOURNEY OF THE TREE OF LIFE Join creative-arts educators Laura Rifkin, PhD and Shoshana Simons, PhDs, to awaken our joy and radiance. In anticipation of Purim, we will be using the creative arts and earth-based activities to explore how to live our lives more joyfully and express our inner […]

VIRTUAL – Shabbat Learners’ Service – Ki Tisa (CC)

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VIRTUAL - Shabbat Learners’ Service - Ki Tisa with Rabbi Dev Noily and Wren Ganin Pinto Once a year our Shabbat morning service transforms into a laboratory for learning what the service is all about– where things come from and why we do them. Join us for this interactive experience where all questions and interruptions […]

IN-PERSON: Purim Like It’s 5782! @ Urban Adamah

Urban Adamah 1151 Sixth Street, Berkeley, CA

It’s back! Urban Adamah and B’nai Tikvah are proud to present: Purim Like It’s 5782! Get your costumes ready and bring your silliest joyful self… on this night we will celebrate the brave people who stood up to tyranny, losing ourselves in its cast of characters, and then we will dance the night away. We will kick off […]

IN-PERSON: Purim Carnival

Kehilla Community Synagogue 1300 Grand Avenue, Piedmont, CA

We have high hopes that we will have an in person, outdoor Purim Carnival this year! The Purim Carnival is a wild and wonderful time that features freeze dance, BINGO, a bounce house, many treats, and much more. Please contact Natalie (natalie@kehillasynagogue.org) if you are interested in volunteering at the carnival. $10-$36 for self-identified families / Individuals pay-what-you-can / […]

IN-PERSON: Kehilla HavurTot Spring Picnic

Diamond Park 3860 Hanly Road, Oakland, CA

IN-PERSON: Kehilla HavurTot Spring Picnic A community gathering for tots (ages 0-2 ish years), older tots (ages 2-4 ish years) and their big people. Havurah means "a friend." Havurot means "friends." So HavurTot must mean "friends with tots!" (It starts with a gutteral ch, like challah.) Bring a blanket and food and snacks for your […]

VIRTUAL: Chavurah for a Free Palestine Workshop

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VIRTUAL - Why Is Palestine At Our Seder Table? Workshop At this workshop, you will have a chance to process the emotions that come up at Passover in light of Israeli state violence and its devastating effects on Palestinian people and also to share resources for “bringing Palestine to the Seder Table.” If you have […]

Pesach 2022 (with Home Haggadah)

The first Seder will be on April 15 after nightfall, and the second Seder will be on April 16 after nightfall. Kehilla Passover HOME Haggadah How to Have A Surprising Seder Using the Kehilla Home Haggadah

VIRTUAL – Kehilla Community Seder 5782: Remembering Now

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Leadership Team:  Ruthie Levin, Fresh Lev White, Lia Barrow, R’ SAM Luckey, Wren Ganin-Pinto Remember when we took a deep breath together, and felt connected through ritual and song? We will lean into this shmita year of rest and restoration to slow down and enjoy the sensual seder experience, tending to our spiritual soil to […]

IN-PERSON: Kehilla HavurTot Shabbat Passover Picnic

Dover Park 5707 Dover Street, Oakland

IN-PERSON: Kehilla HavurTot Shabbat Passover Picnic A community gathering for tots (ages 0-2 ish years), older tots (ages 2-4 ish years) and their big people. Havurah means "a friend." Havurot means "friends." So HavurTot must mean "friends with tots!" (It starts with a gutteral ch, like challah.) Bring a blanket and food and snacks for […]

VIRTUAL: Film Screening of ‘Afterward’

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Kehilla Community Synagogue’s Middle East Peace Committee Presents a Virtual Program: Join us for a screening of Afterward, award winning documentary film by Ofra Bloch, followed by Q & A with the director. In her powerful personal documentary, psychoanalyst and trauma expert Ofra Bloch - an Israeli-born woman from a family of Holocaust survivors - […]