700 Benches: Winter 2020 class info for Kol Kehilla

You are invited to come learn with 700 Benches, a SVARA-method beit midrash (house of study; more information about SVARA is at www.svara.org). In this 6-week beit midrash, you’ll learn ancient Jewish texts in their original language, explore Talmud study as a spiritual practice, and co-create a supportive, queer-normative community of study. All you need to […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! December 2019

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 coming to a Shabbat service when a young person we do not know personally is becoming B’nei Mitzvah. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present […]

Kehilla Book Group 2019-20 Book Selections

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On Division by Goldie Goldbloom – December 9, 2019   The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende – January 13, 2020 The Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan – February 10 The Wife by Meg Wolitzer – March 9 Bethlehem Road Murder by Batya Gur – April 13 Kaddish.com by Nathan Englander – May 11 Inheritance: A memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! November 2019

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 coming to a Shabbat service when a young person we do not know personally is becoming B’nei Mitzvah. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: November 2019

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Accompaniment Teams Julie Litwin, Shelley Sella and NoahLani Litwinsella Annual Fund Carol Rothman and Scott Ullman Donald White, Simchat Torah Donation Jay and Ruth Koch Julia Epstein and Betsy Sandel Julia Epstein and Betsy Sandel, in honor of Lisa Korwin’s birthday Marcie Rubel and Michael Rufo General Donation Barbara […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: September & October 2019

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Thank you to an anonymous Kehilla donor who made a generous gift to improve accessibility at Kehilla. This gift allowed us in the last two months to clean our sanctuary rafters and install a new accessibility door entrance. Thank you to a generous, anonymous Kehilla donor who made a […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: August 2019

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Contributors to: Many Stories, Shared Liberation, an Evening with Alicia Garza: Alex Madonik and Eve Sweetser Ali and Jessica Cannon Andrea Lappen and David Smith Ann Finkelstein Barbara Petterson and David Lee Carol Rothman and Scott Ullman Carole Lowenberg Carolyn Schour Catherine Lyons Cathy Steirn and Chris Kinavey Daniel […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! August

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 coming to a Shabbat service when a young person we do not know personally is becoming B’nei Mitzvah. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: July 2019

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Annual Fund Ellen and Howard Rosenberg  Marjorie Cox  Catherine Lyons  Barry Skeist General Donation Rachel Vyda Venning and Laura Weide  Ari Grossman-Naples  Jay and Ruth Koch Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund Carla Schick, in honor of the Immigration Committee Linda Artel, for Rabbi David who is terrific and understanding Riley Newfield, […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! July

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 coming to a Shabbat service when a young person we do not know personally is becoming B’nei Mitzvah. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present […]