Words of Gratitude for the Conclusion of the Kehilla School Year

Our Kehilla School team is still reveling in the sweetness of graduation and somewhat amazed that our school year has come to an end. The summer stretches out before us […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

Annual Fund Ellen Goldblatt in honor of Rabbi David for Burke Rainey Dolores Taller in honor of Stephen Lee Taller Lenore Weiss Harriet Finkelstein Julie Patrusky Nicky Silver Laura Finkler […]

Thank You for Your Time

    Lisa Korwin and Nancy Feinstein, for the beautification of our lobby. Michael Butler, for his continued support in beautification and maintenance of our building. Hillary Brooks, for the […]

Community Wide Song of Songs Seder Celebrating Pride and Queer Sacred Sexuality

Saturday, June 2nd, 5:30-8:30pm in the Fireside Room and on the Patio at Kehilla. Kick off Pride month at a Song of Songs Seder Celebrating Pride and Queer Sacred Sexuality. […]

Heads up for High Holy Days art exhibit!

As we look toward this year’s High Holy Days, Kehilla’s Art Gallery Committee invites members of the congregation to begin thinking about this year’s HHD theme on “Truth.” Do you […]

Kehilla Community Invited to Ramadan Open House!!

Saturday, May 26th, 7-10 pm at the ICCNC, 1433 Madison Street, Oakland, CA Kehilla is a partner with the Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California (ICCNC) in the Faith Trio, along […]

Executively Speaking: The State of the Congregation

by Michael Saxe-Taller Because of the broad nature of my responsibilities as Kehilla’s executive director, I have a unique perspective on the Kehilla community. I have prided myself on knowing […]

Purchase Graves in Mt. View Cemetery in Oakland

The view of the cemetery, the city, the bay and the Golden Gate from Kehilla’s intended burial site in Mountain View Cemetery is spectacular. It will be a peaceful and […]

Kehilla Spiritual Leaders’ Statement on Sanctuary

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Kol Kehilla Newsletter | No Comments

      And when an immigrant comes to live with you in your land, you should not wrong them. You should treat the immigrant who lives with you as […]

The Jewish Roots of Kehilla’s Values: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, Part 4

by Rabbi Burt Jacobson When Abraham Joshua Heschel arrived in the U.S. in 1940 from war-torn Europe, he was determined to write a book on the Ba’al Shem Tov. My […]