ONLINE – Refuat HaNefesh: Healing of the Spirit

Zoom

A monthly drop-in healing circle for ourselves and those we love. These times leave us with so many losses, large and small. And there is so much needed healing for so many, in body, mind and spirit. Join us for this monthly drop-in group. We'll hold each other in our tender places, pray for healing […]

ONLINE – Annual Interfaith Harvest Gathering with the Faith Trio

Zoom

This meeting will be held via Zoom. Interfaith Harvest Gathering through Zoom 2020 Hindsight: Lessons from a Year of Pandemic Each fall for the past 15 years, Muslims, Jews and Christians in the Oakland area have come together for a giant potluck meal to celebrate the harvest season and build friendships and bridges between our […]

ONLINE – Liturgically Traditional, Radically Inclusive Kabbalat Shabbat

Zoom

This meeting will be held via this Zoom. Join us for Liturgically Traditional, Radically Inclusive Kabbalat Shabbat, a more traditional davenning style of Kabbalat Shabbat: songful and in Hebrew, following the full liturgy. Whether this type of prayer service is new for you, familiar, or intimately known, ALL are welcome!  Siddur on the Hill Join us here   […]

ONLINE – Shabbat Morning Service

Zoom

Join Sharon Grodin and Beth Dickinson for a celebration of Shabbat Morning Service as we begin the new cycle of reading from the Torah with parashat Breishit. Join us HERE.

ONLINE – Tot Shabbat

Zoom

Join us for Zoom Tot Shabbat with Jen Miriam and Alon Altman and their Puppet Friends. Geared for babies to 5 year olds and their families. Join us for songs, prayers, puppets and dancing, and enjoy seeing each other’s faces! Join us HERE. This event is co-sponsored by the Jewish Baby Network -  jewishbabynetwork.org

Cancelled – Shamati: LIVE FROM THE FARM

Zoom

    Please note: this event has been cancelled. Join SHAMATi, the Jewish Soul of Oakland, for a special virtual performance from the farm to celebrate Shabbat and the harvest season. SHAMATi performs a wide variety of musical styles from Jewish to Bluegrass, Classic Rock to Hora, Latin to Motown and just about everything in […]

ONLINE – Kabbalat Shabbat

Zoom

Join us to welcome in Shabbat with music and prayers! Join us HERE.

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ONLINE – Economic Justice Committee

Zoom

This meeting will be held online, please email the Economic Justice Committee chair for the link to attend this meeting. For more info see the Economic Justice Committee (EJC) webpage.

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Torah From the Beginning: The Book of Genesis

Zoom

PLEASE NOTE: The Monday, October 26th class has been cancelled due to power outages. We look forward to seeing you in class next week! Taught by: Rebecca Kaplan, with occasional guest teachers **Classes are being held via Zoom** An opportunity to study the Torah as it unfolds week by week for 12 weeks; each class […]

Simchat Torah Dance Party

Zoom

Join Kehilla and Chochmat HaLev and put on your dancing shoes and join an online dance party to close out the High Holy Days and celebrate the Torah! The customary 7 hakafot / dance circuits will be curated by the fabulous and holy Jewish dance leaders Bruce Bierman, Talia Cooper, and Julie Emden. It culminates with a […]

ONLINE – Shabbat and Sh’mini Atzeret services with Yizkor

Zoom

Join Rabbi Dev and Hazzan Shulamit to celebrate Shabbat and Sh'mini Atzeret, a day of doubly deep rest, joy, mystery and prayer. We will sing Tefillat Geshem, a prayer to usher in the rainy season, Hallel, extra songs of longing and praise and we'll observe Yizkor in remembrance of those who died in years past. […]

ONLINE – Folks with White Privilege Affinity Group

Zoom

Please email Susan Schulman for the Zoom link:  susanschulman60@gmail.com. Any Kehilla-connected folks who identify as white, we’d love to have you, whether you’ve ever been to these meetings before or not! We meet every month to work on decentering white supremacy at Kehilla and work to make Kehilla more welcoming to people of color – […]

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Beginning Hebrew: Decode the Alef-Bet

Zoom

(Class full; if you would like to be notified for the next class series, email sjgrodin@comcast.net) Taught by: Bracha Stone. Bracha Stone is offering a series designed for those who desire to get friendly and familiar with this precious language. Beginning Hebrew: Decode the Alef-Bet will be taught in  6 sessions during the 8 weeks from Oct […]

ONLINE – Shabbat and Sukkot Morning Service

Zoom

Since March, we have called our “observance” of the Covid sequester “Sukkah b’Makom” – Shelter in Place. Join Rabbi David and Julie Nesnansky to celebrate Sukkot ba-Sukkah. This is the holiday where we can really contemplate what “shelter” really means after seven months of learning the hard way. Celebrate this “Festival of our Joy,” with […]

ONLINE – Yom Kippur Services Afternoon & Evening 5781/2020

Zoom

הנינו – Hineinu – Here We Are – This service will be held via Zoom. Afternoon Workshops: 2:30pm-4:30pm Yizkor: 5:15pm Ne’ilah: 6:00pm REGISTER HERE and Learn More Stay tuned for more workshops, etc…

ONLINE – Yom Kippur Services 5781/2020

Zoom

הנינו – Hineinu – Here We Are – This service will be held via Zoom. Morning Services: 9:30am Afternoon Workshops: 2:30pm-4:30pm Healing Service: 5:00pm Ne’ilah: 6:00pm REGISTER HERE and Learn More Stay tuned for more workshops, etc...

ONLINE – Kol Nidre Services 5781/2020

Zoom

הנינו – Hineinu – Here We Are – This service will be held via Zoom. Tot Service: 5:00pm Family Service: 6:30pm Main Service: 6:30pm REGISTER HERE and Learn More Stay tuned for more info…

ONLINE – Shabbat Shuva & Healing Service 5781/2020

Zoom

הנינו – Hineinu – Here We Are – This service will be held via Zoom. Practice in the power of this single Shabbat between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur – the Shabbat of Turning. Shabbat prayers led by Howard Hamburger and Julie Nesnansky through the Amidah. Then from 11:00-11:45 pm, the Healing service will be led by […]

ONLINE – Second Day Rosh Hashanah Service 5781/2020

Zoom

הנינו – Hineinu – Here We Are – This service will be held via Zoom. With Rabbi Chaya Gusfield and Eve Decker.  Receive the replenishment of contemplative song, story and silence.  Rabbi Chaya and Buddhist teacher and musician Eve Decker use the beautiful complement of Jewish and Buddhist teachings, music and spiritual practices to delve deeply into […]