The Mi Shebeirach List: a note from the Chesed Committee

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in Chesed, Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

The healing power of our community is available to us in many ways. One of them is during the Torah service.  As part of the healing prayer, in the Mi Shebeirach, […]

Want to join an affinity group? We would love to have you!

Dear Kehilla community, We are entering the next phase of the Racial Justice Initiative, now called the “Belonging and Allyship Project: Uncentering Whiteness and Building Racial Justice at Kehilla.” This […]

Executively Speaking: The Effects of Class and Money at Kehilla

by Michael Saxe-Taller Over the last several months, a group of working class and low-income members of Kehilla have been gathering to discuss how class affects their lives both in […]

Thank You for Your Time: June Kol Kehilla

    Sharon Grodin, for being the kind and gentle shepherdess of the conversion process at Kehilla. Five recent conversions were celebrated, and we would like to honor her role […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: June Kol Kehilla

Annual Fund Aaron Sachowitz (Sachs) Samuela Evans Janet Holmgren Monica Berson and Siraj Omar General Fund Miriam, Sally and Ilene Abrams in memory of Harry and Lee Abrams Miriam Zamora […]

Epiphany on the San Rafael Bridge

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson For the last few years my wife Diane and I have lived in El Sobrante, California, about eight miles north of Berkeley. I was recently asked to […]

Your vision of TRUTH

Calling all artists! We are excited to be putting together this year’s High Holy Days art exhibit reflecting the New Year’s theme of TRUTH. As the spiritual leadership team explains: […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! 

Dear Kehilla community, You are invited to join us at the following shabbat morning services as these amazing 7th graders become Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Some of us may feel a little […]

Sharing My Family’s Story

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

by Sam Davis One of the most moving moments (among many) at the Sanctuary Shabbat service on May 12 was when two people came up to the bimah to tell […]

Sanctuary: Where We Are Now

Posted by on May 24, 2018 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

On May 12, more than 100 members of our community participated in an all-day Sanctuary Shabbat. The theme of sanctuary was beautifully threaded through the music, prayers, Torah service and […]