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February 2018

Tot Shabbat

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us for Tot Shabbat, For children up to 5 years old (or older if they enjoy it) and their grown-ups. Led by Jen Miriam Kantor, Alon Altman and Jen’s puppet friends. Please bring a vegetarian potluck dish. In the Social Hall. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Annual Learner’s Service

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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The Annual Learner’s Service. Our annual come-and-learn about the Shabbat morning service. Open to all. We will learn the choreography of the service, explore the meanings of the prayers, learn why the service follows the order that it does, and for those studying for Bar/Bat Mitzvah this will help them prepare for their own celebration. (All Bar/Bat Mitzvah students and at least one parent/guardian are required to attend.) Please bring something to share for a potluck lunch. Sanctuary & Social…

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Closing Reception of “Collaboration and Connection” Interfaith Art Exhibition

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, 1433 Madison Avenue at 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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A final opportunity to see stunning collaborative artwork created by artists of all faiths working in collaboration… Jewish, Muslim, Christian, and others. Meet artists and hear them speak about their artwork and the collaborative process. Sponsored by the Faith Trio of Kehilla Community Synagogue, the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, and Montclair Presbyterian Church. Location: Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California 1433 Madison Street, Oakland, CA, 94612  

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Ayelet Waldman, Book Discussion: Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join Kehilla's Mideast Peace Committee as they sponsor a talk and Q & A with Ayelet Waldman, award winning Israeli-American author of novels and non-fiction, speaking about her new book, Kingdom of Olives and Ash—Writers Confront the Occupation, a book of essays she co-edited with her husband, Michael Chabon. They teamed up with a host of illustrious writers to bear witness to the human cost of fifty years of the Israeli Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza and partnered with Breaking…

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Choral Majority and Thrive Choir– Melanie DeMore and Singing/Activism

February 25 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Vocal Activism and Song Leading Workshop with noted community song leader, activist and educator Melanie DeMore An inspiring afternoon of song, activism, and vocal empowerment - for singers, activists, choir or chorus members- and ANYONE who wants to bring more music to the movement, more power and harmony to our resistance. Learn how to strengthen your activism through the power of song. Donation: 15-30$ Purchase your tickets by going to: Brown Paper Tickets – Melanie deMore Vocal Activism Workshop Location: Kehilla's Sanctuary - wheelchair accessible More…

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Board of Trustees Meeting

February 27 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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(Dinner at 6:15)   All members are welcome.  Fireside Room. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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EREV Purim

February 28
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Morning Meditation Sit

February 28 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Purim Like It’s 5778 – Celebrate Purim with Urban Adamah

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Urban Adamah, 1151 6th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710 United States
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Celebrate Purim with Urban Adamah and Chochmat Halev at 7:00 pm with a full reading of the Megillah and creative Purim storytelling. Then at 8:30pm put on your dancing shoes for a rockin’ concert and dance party led by Shamati!  6:00 pm – Pre-Party Family Friendly Puppet Show 7:00 pm – Full Megillah Reading and Creative Purim Storytelling 8:30 pm – Dance Party with Shamati Tickets $5 in advance, $15 at the door. Children 3 and under can attend the puppet show for free. Co-sponsored…

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March 2018

PURIM

March 1
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School

March 1 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Kehilla School Purim Spiel!

March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us in the sanctuary at 5pm for Kehilla School's all grade, unforgettable, and extremely creative production of the Purim story! In the Sanctuary. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.  

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Kabbalat Shabbat

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat to light Shabbat candles and for a song-filled and soulful evening of both spirited and contemplative prayer. Kiddush follows the service. Bring veggie finger-food to share.   In the Sanctuary. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Saturday Morning Tot Shabbat!

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us  for Tot Morning Shabbat. Specially for the littlest tots (0-3 years) and their grown ups; children up to 5 are welcome! Join us for songs, prayers, friends and stories and end with challah and grape juice. Bring a snack to share if you’d like. Led by Jen Miriam Altman, Alon Altman and Jen’s puppet friends.  Gather for songs, prayers, and stories and end with challah and grape juice and bring a snack to share if you’d like. In the…

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Shabbat Morning Service

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us for Shabbat Morning Service.  Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for the Kiddush after services. In the Fireside Room All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Joyfully Jewish

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Joyfully Jewish is our program for kindergartners and their parents who are looking for welcoming, creative, and (of course!) joyful Jewish experiences. Joyfully Jewish meets from 12-2pm today and then we will join the Kehilla School Purim Carnival at 2pm. Families will be able to enter directly into the Joyfully Jewish classroom from the entrance on Fairview Avenue, around the corner from Kehilla’s main entrance on Grand Ave.

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Purim Carnival

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us for the Purim Carnival- all ages welcome! Come one, come all! Join us for games, prizes, hamentashen, a bounce house, and more! Sliding scale $10-$36 per family. Costumes are encouraged. We are also looking for volunteers to help power this amazing carnival- please email Natalie Boskin (natalie@kehillasynagogue.org) if you are interested in donating baked goods, making hamentashen, or helping at the carnival! All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free. Stay…

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MEPC Meeting

March 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Fireside Room All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Morning Meditation Sit

March 7 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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SURJ presents Restore the Vote: Overturning Voter Suppression

March 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) will present "Restore the Vote: Overturning Voter Suppression." This workshop will provide the context for the Voting Restoration & Democracy Act of 2018, including essential understanding of voter suppression history in the United States and California.  Learn concrete actions you can take over the next several months to help restore voting rights to 162,000 incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals in California.  This effort is led by Initiate Justice. The workshop will be held in Kehilla's Social…

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 8 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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Kehilla School

March 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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Learning to Chant from Torah

March 8 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Register Here Hazzan Shulamit will teach an 8-session class for adult students who want to learn a musical system for chanting Torah, in a warm and supportive setting. You will learn how to turn all those dots and squiggles around the Hebrew letters into chanted ancient text. No prior music training is required and you don’t have to have a great voice!  Students must be comfortable phonetically reading Hebrew, though no comprehension is necessary. Busting this exciting move will require study…

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Friday Night Peace Walk with OCO

March 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mt. Sinai Church, 1970 86th Avenue
Oakland, CA United States

Join Rabbi David in this walk for peace in our own community led by Oakland Community Organizations’ Ceasefire campaign. Second Fridays are when Kehilla folks are particularly encouraged to come. The Ceasefire campaign is many-sided including the training and mobilization of neighborhood peace interveners, the retraining of police, and a weekly peace walk with local congregations to support a “culture of peace and healing” in neighborhoods at risk. Rabbi David reports that he has done this many times and it…

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NEW!! Traditional-Style Kabbalat Shabbat

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 9 of the month, repeating until March 9, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us for our NEW!!! Traditional-style Kabbalat Shabbat with Rabbinic Intern SAM Luckey, Talya Husbands-Hankin and Frances Kreimer. A more traditional davenning style of Kabbalat Shabbat and Ma'ariv, the Shabbat evening service, songful and in Hebrew, following the full liturgy.  Kiddush and light oneg after the service. Sponsored by Kehilla and Glitter Kehilla. in the Fireside Room. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Family Shabbat

March 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us for Family Shabbat for an engaging, musical service for people of all ages. Families especially encouraged to join in the fun! Please bring a veggie dish to share for kiddush lunch after services. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Protest at the Richmond Immigration Detention Center

March 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Richmond Immigration Detention Center, 5555 Giant Hwy
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Let Our People Go: Protest at the Richmond Detention Facility at the Richmond Detention Center (5555 Giant Highway) Join Kehilla Immigration Committee and Our Family Coalition, FOR JUST ONE HOUR (11 am-Noon). This is a multi-faith, accessible-for-all-ages action to call for an end to the detention/deportation and mass incarceration of our communities and neighbors. Bring signs and noisemakers to let those being interned—and forced to work—know we have not forgotten them. Let's show up now! If not now, when? We will be out…

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Common Spaces/Uncommon Views – Art Reception

March 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Please join the Art Committee and Lili Shidlovski, a long-time Kehilla member is showing 3 series of photographs -- Abstract Expressions of Common Places, Of Love and Longing (a visual poem) and Weathering Time. Lili’s photographs are visually striking as well as thought-provoking. They will be on exhibit in the Fireside Room from March 7-June 1. You are invited to the reception on Sunday, March 11, from 3-5 p.m. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what…

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Book Discussion Group

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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     All Kehilla members are welcome to join us for our customary meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7pm. If you’re looking for other good books with a Jewish theme to read?  The Kehilla Book Discussion Group has been meeting monthly since 2008 and we’ve read quite a few.  Several people have recently asked for some names of books that we are reading so I am going to share some titles with you.  Perhaps you will find…

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Morning Meditation Sit

March 14 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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Kehilla School

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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Immigration Committee Meeting

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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In Buber Room. All events at Kehilla are scent-free. Click here for information about what it means to be scent-free.

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Learning to Chant from Torah

March 15 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Register Here Hazzan Shulamit will teach an 8-session class for adult students who want to learn a musical system for chanting Torah, in a warm and supportive setting. You will learn how to turn all those dots and squiggles around the Hebrew letters into chanted ancient text. No prior music training is required and you don’t have to have a great voice!  Students must be comfortable phonetically reading Hebrew, though no comprehension is necessary. Busting this exciting move will require study…

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Kabbalat Shabbat

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us for Kabbalat Shabbat to light Shabbat candles and for a song-filled and soulful evening of both spirited and contemplative prayer. Kiddush follows the service. Bring veggie finger-food to share.   In the Sanctuary. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Joyfully Jewish

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Joyfully Jewish is our program for kindergartners and their parents who are looking for welcoming, creative, and (of course!) joyful Jewish experiences. Joyfully Jewish meets from 10-11:30am in the back classroom on the main floor of Kehilla. Families will be able to enter directly into the Joyfully Jewish classroom from the entrance on Fairview Avenue, around the corner from Kehilla’s main entrance on Grand Ave.

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Yoga for Passover

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
4th Street Yoga, 1809 4th Street
Berkeley, CA
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Integrate mind, body, heart and spirit via a gentle Iyengar-based yoga and movement practice rooted in Jewish mystical teachings.  The Passover holiday celebrates the liberation of the Israelites from Egypt and this story is meaningful for all beings. Experience, via an embodied practice, why the Jewish mystics believe that the places of constriction hold the key and secret to freedom. In this workshop we will enter into the tighter and less known places in the body with conscious awareness, loving-kindness…

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Theatre and Song to Support Refugees and Immigrants

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us in enjoying Stagebridge Playback Theater, an improvisational performance based on the stories of refugees and immigrants. One refugee from Uganda will tell her or his story, which will be “played back” by the actors. The event starts promptly at 5 pm. Donation: $18 - $72. See this Theatre & Song for our Immigrants flyer for more details. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Ten Essentials of Judaism

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 31, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Ten Essentials of Judaism  Join Rabbi Dev for a deep dive into some of the juiciest parts of Jewish practice and life. This monthly class is required for Conversion and Adult B’nei Mitzvah Students and is open to all. All Session will meet on Tuesday's from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Fireside Room. Please register here. October 17 Session 1: What is Judaism, Anyway? November 21 Session 2: A Brief History of Judaism Through Our Sacred Texts December 19 Session 3:…

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Morning Meditation Sit

March 21 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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SURJ presents Restore the Vote: Overturning Voter Suppression

March 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) will present "Restore the Vote: Overturning Voter Suppression." This workshop will provide the context for the Voting Restoration & Democracy Act of 2018, including essential understanding of voter suppression history in the United States and California.  Learn concrete actions you can take over the next several months to help restore voting rights to 162,000 incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals in California.  This effort is led by Initiate Justice. The workshop will be held in Kehilla's Social…

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 22 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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Kehilla School

March 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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Learning to Chant from Torah

March 22 @ 7:15 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:15pm on Thursday, repeating until March 22, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Register Here Hazzan Shulamit will teach an 8-session class for adult students who want to learn a musical system for chanting Torah, in a warm and supportive setting. You will learn how to turn all those dots and squiggles around the Hebrew letters into chanted ancient text. No prior music training is required and you don’t have to have a great voice!  Students must be comfortable phonetically reading Hebrew, though no comprehension is necessary. Busting this exciting move will require study…

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Tot Shabbat

March 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us for Tot Shabbat, For children up to 5 years old (or older if they enjoy it) and their grown-ups. Led by Jen Miriam Kantor, Alon Altman and Jen’s puppet friends. Please bring a vegetarian potluck dish. In the Social Hall. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

Find out more »

Shabbat Morning Service

March 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Join us for Shabbat Morning Service.  Please bring a vegetarian dish to share for the Kiddush after services. In the Fireside Room All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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DACA – Detention And Deportation Temporary Protected Status

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Temple Beth El, 1301 Oxford Street
Berkeley, CA 94709 United States
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Join the Kehilla's Immigration Committee as Kehilla co-sponsors this event.

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Board of Trustees Meeting

March 27 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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(Dinner at 6:15)   All members are welcome.  Fireside Room. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Morning Meditation Sit

March 28 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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Kehilla School

March 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Ever wanted to read Hebrew?

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

One event on March 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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REGISTER HERE In April and May, Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev are teaming up to offer '700 Benches', a SVARA-style talmud beit midrash text study class. The prerequisite is to be able to read and decode Hebrew, so we are offering two Aleph Bet Intensives in March. Sessions: Thursdays, March 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th Workshop A is with Bracha Stone, from 12:30 to 1:30pm with an optional extended study session from 1:30 to 2:30, workshop held at Bracha's house in…

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FIRST NIGHT OF PESACH

March 30
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Have a seder at home or as a guest elsewhere. Kehilla has an innovative on-line Haggadah and instructions on how to use it. Click here: Kehilla Home Haggadah & Instructions

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Kehilla Administrative Offices Closed for Pesach

March 30
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Our offices will be closed in observance of Pesach, we will re-open on Monday, April 2nd during our normal business hours.

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PESACH

March 31
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Have a seder at home or as a guest elsewhere. Kehilla has an innovative on-line Haggadah and instructions on how to use it. Click here: Kehilla Home Haggadah & Instructions

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Kehilla’s Community Passover Seder – Spiritual Audacity & Social Resistance

March 31 @ 4:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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We warmly invite you to join us for our Annual Community Seder.  All are welcome! Led by Rabbis Burt Jacobson &  David J. Cooper Special Guest Leaders: Linda Hirschhorn, Cantor, Singer, Songwriter Reverend Ken Chambers, leader of No Coal in Oakland, pastor of Westside Missionary Baptist Church, president of the Interfaith Council of Alameda County Our Theme will be: “Spiritual Audacity & Social Resistance” Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel called for “moral grandeur and spiritual audacity” in the struggle for civil…

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April 2018

MEPC Meeting

April 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Fireside Room All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Morning Meditation Sit

April 4 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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No School

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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No school this week.

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Saturday Morning Tot Shabbat!

April 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us  for Tot Morning Shabbat. Specially for the littlest tots (0-3 years) and their grown ups; children up to 5 are welcome! Join us for songs, prayers, friends and stories and end with challah and grape juice. Bring a snack to share if you’d like. Led by Jen Miriam Altman, Alon Altman and Jen’s puppet friends.  Gather for songs, prayers, and stories and end with challah and grape juice and bring a snack to share if you’d like. In the…

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Protest at the Richmond Immigration Detention Center

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Richmond Immigration Detention Center, 5555 Giant Hwy
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Let Our People Go: Protest at the Richmond Detention Facility at the Richmond Detention Center (5555 Giant Highway) Join Kehilla Immigration Committee and Our Family Coalition, FOR JUST ONE HOUR (11 am-Noon). This is a multi-faith, accessible-for-all-ages action to call for an end to the detention/deportation and mass incarceration of our communities and neighbors. Bring signs and noisemakers to let those being interned—and forced to work—know we have not forgotten them. Let's show up now! If not now, when? We will be out…

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Book Discussion Group

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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     All Kehilla members are welcome to join us for our customary meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7pm. If you’re looking for other good books with a Jewish theme to read?  The Kehilla Book Discussion Group has been meeting monthly since 2008 and we’ve read quite a few.  Several people have recently asked for some names of books that we are reading so I am going to share some titles with you.  Perhaps you will find…

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Morning Meditation Sit

April 11 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Kehilla School

April 12 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Friday Night Peace Walk with OCO

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mt. Sinai Church, 1970 86th Avenue
Oakland, CA United States

Join Rabbi David in this walk for peace in our own community led by Oakland Community Organizations’ Ceasefire campaign. Second Fridays are when Kehilla folks are particularly encouraged to come. The Ceasefire campaign is many-sided including the training and mobilization of neighborhood peace interveners, the retraining of police, and a weekly peace walk with local congregations to support a “culture of peace and healing” in neighborhoods at risk. Rabbi David reports that he has done this many times and it…

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Shabbat Service @ 10am and Devon Bowyer becoming Bar Mitzvah

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us as we celebrate Shabbat and Devon's simcha. Please return to this site at a later date for more information.   All events at Kehilla are scent-free. Click here for information about what it means to be scent-free.

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Ten Essentials of Judaism

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 31, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Ten Essentials of Judaism  Join Rabbi Dev for a deep dive into some of the juiciest parts of Jewish practice and life. This monthly class is required for Conversion and Adult B’nei Mitzvah Students and is open to all. All Session will meet on Tuesday's from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Fireside Room. Please register here. October 17 Session 1: What is Judaism, Anyway? November 21 Session 2: A Brief History of Judaism Through Our Sacred Texts December 19 Session 3:…

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Morning Meditation Sit

April 18 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Kehilla School

April 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Shabbat Service @ 10am and Satya Zamudio becoming Bat Mitzvah

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us as we celebrate Shabbat and Satya's simcha. Please return to this site at a later date for more information.   All events at Kehilla are scent-free. Click here for information about what it means to be scent-free.

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Joyfully Jewish

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Joyfully Jewish is our program for kindergartners and their parents who are looking for welcoming, creative, and (of course!) joyful Jewish experiences. Joyfully Jewish meets from 10-11:30am in the back classroom on the main floor of Kehilla. Families will be able to enter directly into the Joyfully Jewish classroom from the entrance on Fairview Avenue, around the corner from Kehilla’s main entrance on Grand Ave.

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Board of Trustees Meeting

April 24 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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(Dinner at 6:15)   All members are welcome.  Fireside Room. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Morning Meditation Sit

April 25 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Kehilla School

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Tot Shabbat

April 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us for Tot Shabbat, For children up to 5 years old (or older if they enjoy it) and their grown-ups. Led by Jen Miriam Kantor, Alon Altman and Jen’s puppet friends. Please bring a vegetarian potluck dish. In the Social Hall. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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May 2018

MEPC Meeting

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Fireside Room All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Morning Meditation Sit

May 2 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Kehilla School

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Shabbat Service @ 10am and Jasper Vyda becoming Bar Mitzvah

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us as we celebrate Shabbat and Jasper's simcha. Please return to this site at a later date for more information.   All events at Kehilla are scent-free. Click here for information about what it means to be scent-free.

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Saturday Morning Tot Shabbat!

May 5 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 10:30am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us  for Tot Morning Shabbat. Specially for the littlest tots (0-3 years) and their grown ups; children up to 5 are welcome! Join us for songs, prayers, friends and stories and end with challah and grape juice. Bring a snack to share if you’d like. Led by Jen Miriam Altman, Alon Altman and Jen’s puppet friends.  Gather for songs, prayers, and stories and end with challah and grape juice and bring a snack to share if you’d like. In the…

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Joyfully Jewish

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Joyfully Jewish is our program for kindergartners and their parents who are looking for welcoming, creative, and (of course!) joyful Jewish experiences. Joyfully Jewish meets from 10-11:30am in the back classroom on the main floor of Kehilla. Families will be able to enter directly into the Joyfully Jewish classroom from the entrance on Fairview Avenue, around the corner from Kehilla’s main entrance on Grand Ave.

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Morning Meditation Sit

May 9 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

Find out more »

Kehilla School

May 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until May 17, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm.

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Friday Night Peace Walk with OCO

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mt. Sinai Church, 1970 86th Avenue
Oakland, CA United States

Join Rabbi David in this walk for peace in our own community led by Oakland Community Organizations’ Ceasefire campaign. Second Fridays are when Kehilla folks are particularly encouraged to come. The Ceasefire campaign is many-sided including the training and mobilization of neighborhood peace interveners, the retraining of police, and a weekly peace walk with local congregations to support a “culture of peace and healing” in neighborhoods at risk. Rabbi David reports that he has done this many times and it…

Find out more »

Protest at the Richmond Immigration Detention Center

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Richmond Immigration Detention Center, 5555 Giant Hwy
Richmond, CA 94806 United States
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Let Our People Go: Protest at the Richmond Detention Facility at the Richmond Detention Center (5555 Giant Highway) Join Kehilla Immigration Committee and Our Family Coalition, FOR JUST ONE HOUR (11 am-Noon). This is a multi-faith, accessible-for-all-ages action to call for an end to the detention/deportation and mass incarceration of our communities and neighbors. Bring signs and noisemakers to let those being interned—and forced to work—know we have not forgotten them. Let's show up now! If not now, when? We will be out…

Find out more »

Book Discussion Group

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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     All Kehilla members are welcome to join us for our customary meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7pm. If you’re looking for other good books with a Jewish theme to read?  The Kehilla Book Discussion Group has been meeting monthly since 2008 and we’ve read quite a few.  Several people have recently asked for some names of books that we are reading so I am going to share some titles with you.  Perhaps you will find…

Find out more »

Ten Essentials of Judaism

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until July 31, 2018

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Ten Essentials of Judaism  Join Rabbi Dev for a deep dive into some of the juiciest parts of Jewish practice and life. This monthly class is required for Conversion and Adult B’nei Mitzvah Students and is open to all. All Session will meet on Tuesday's from 7:00-9:00 pm in the Fireside Room. Please register here. October 17 Session 1: What is Judaism, Anyway? November 21 Session 2: A Brief History of Judaism Through Our Sacred Texts December 19 Session 3:…

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Morning Meditation Sit

May 16 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Kehilla School Graduation

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Kehilla School is from 4-6pm and students may be dropped off as early as 3:30pm. There will be a graduation ceremony from 4:45-6pm today, parents and highly encouraged to come and Kehilla community members are welcome!

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SHAVUOT

May 20
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Joyfully Jewish

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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Joyfully Jewish is our program for kindergartners and their parents who are looking for welcoming, creative, and (of course!) joyful Jewish experiences. Joyfully Jewish meets from 10-11:30am in the back classroom on the main floor of Kehilla. Families will be able to enter directly into the Joyfully Jewish classroom from the entrance on Fairview Avenue, around the corner from Kehilla’s main entrance on Grand Ave. This will be our last class of the year.

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Board of Trustees Meeting

May 22 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:15pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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(Dinner at 6:15)   All members are welcome.  Fireside Room. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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Morning Meditation Sit

May 23 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
+ Google Map

With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

Find out more »

Tot Shabbat

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us for Tot Shabbat, For children up to 5 years old (or older if they enjoy it) and their grown-ups. Led by Jen Miriam Kantor, Alon Altman and Jen’s puppet friends. Please bring a vegetarian potluck dish. In the Social Hall. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

Find out more »

Kehilla Administrative Offices Closed For American Memorial Day

May 28
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Our offices will be closed in observance of American Memorial Day, we will re-open on Tuesday, May 29th during our normal business hours.

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Morning Meditation Sit

May 30 @ 7:50 am - 8:45 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:50am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610
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With Rabbi Dev. In the Fireside Room (Enter through the Patio entrance on Fairview). Doors open at 7:50 a.m., short teaching at 7:55 a.m., silent sit from 8:00 – 8:30, mourner’s kaddish and announcements at 8:30. All events at Kehilla are fragrance-free. Click here for information about what it means to be fragrance-free.

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June 2018

Shabbat Service @ 10am and Gus Goldstone becoming Bar Mitzvah

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Kehilla Synagogue, 1300 Grand Avenue
Piedmont, CA 94610

Join us as we celebrate Shabbat and Gus' simcha. Please return to this site at a later date for more information.   All events at Kehilla are scent-free. Click here for information about what it means to be scent-free.

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