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Book Discussion Group

All Kehilla members are welcome to join us for our customary meetings on the second Monday of the month at 7pm. Monday, January 9: The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks […]

Oakland Shines in November Election

by Karen Rachels and Richard Speiglman, Economic Justice Committee While being caught up in our shock and fear from national election results, many of us may have missed our Oakland […]

On the Origins of Kehilla

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson Note: This is the eighth of an ongoing series of personal essays on the beginnings of Kehilla. Each article shares the origins of one or more […]

Proposal on Sanctuary

As updated at November 22, 2016 Board meeting and approved unanimously by the Board at that meeting Prepared by Julie Litwin (Immigration Committee) Marjorie Cox (Board) and Rabbi Dev Noily […]


Submitted by Julie Litwin, Immigration Committee Co-Chair A Brief History of Sanctuary Although sanctuary is an ancient tradition dating back to Biblical times, the current Sanctuary Movement began in the […]

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