Sharing Kehilla’s Sustainability During Vulnerable Times by Kehilla’s Board of Trustees

Posted by on Mar 31, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Dear Community, To recap “A Community Conversation: Sustaining our Congregation,” the Board’s March article in Kol Kehilla, our congregation has almost reached the tremendous milestone of 500-member households, a moment […]

Economic Justice Committee Report, March, 2020

by Myrna Schwartz and Richard Speiglman February 2020 Schools and Communities First initiative – EJCers are actively engaged in the gathering of signatures to get this important initiative on the […]

Special Passover Food Policy at Kehilla

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Announcements | No Comments

Kehilla is observing a completely chometz-free practice in regard to Passover, i.e., no leavening (no bread, no beer, no distilled drinks). We need the cooperation of anyone who is planning […]

Kehilla Men’s Group Meets Monthly

Posted by on Dec 24, 2019 in News Announcements Home Page | No Comments

An informal group of Kehilla men have been coming together as a monthly men’s group. A major focus has been creating relatively unstructured intimate space for sharing and listening. There […]

New Chavurot Forming!

Posted by on Dec 24, 2019 in News Announcements Home Page | No Comments

GOOD NEWS FOR FOLKS WANTING TO TAKE A STEP CLOSER INTO KEHILLA The Spiritual Life Practices Committee (SLPC) sponsored a Chavurah Shabbat Meet and Greet on Nov. 22nd  at Kehilla […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! December 2019

Posted by on Nov 13, 2019 in Announcements, Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

Dear Kehilla community, You are invited to join us as at the following Shabbat morning services as some incredible humans become B’nei Mitzvah! Some of us may feel a little hesitant about […]

Report on Three Recent Immigration Committee Events

Welcoming the Stranger:  A Call for Kehilla Sanctuary & Shelter Volunteers On February 3rd the Immigration Committee held an event for those interested in volunteering when Kehilla has a guest […]

Kehilla supporting “Bread for Ed” to bring food to Oakland students and teachers

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments

Dear Kehilla Community members, As you likely know, Oakland Unified Teachers are going on strike starting this Thursday – teachers are demanding higher salaries, smaller class sizes, more student support […]

Kehilla Has Plot 70 in Mountain View Cemetery, Oakland

Dear Kehilla Community Synagogue congregants, It is with great pleasure that I write this article for the Kol Kehilla.  As many of you already know, we have embarked upon an […]

Kehilla Board Column: The Story of the Generosity Committee

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

Are you looking to become more involved with Kehilla in a way that is fulfilling and productive as well as fun? Then consider joining the Generosity Committee (GenCo) or getting […]