High Holy Day Services

Rosh Hashanah: September 9-11, 2018 Kol Nidre/Yom Kippur: September 18-19, 2018 Click here for more information on services, tickets, live-streaming, and more 

Thank You for Your Time: August & September Kol Kehilla

    Thank you to the many volunteers who made the Annual Retreat and the Tisha B’Av Interfaith Ceremony successful events and deeply meaningful experiences for all who attended.  Many More Thank Yous Keeping track of all the people who make Kehilla amazing is a difficult task! Though we express gratitude in many ways, when it […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: August & September Kol Kehilla

General Fund Michelle Roland and Richard Miles Susala Kisber General Fund for Sanctuary Shower Project Anna Martin and Loel Solomon Irene McPhail Leila MacBeth Marge Sussman Penny Rosenwasser Renee Enteen and Gail Grassi Ruth and Jay Koch Debbie Fier Immigration Project Funds Barbara Buckley Elizheva Hurvich and Bob Fink in honor of the Amazing Sanctuary Work […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! August & September

Dear Kehilla community, You are invited to join us at the following Shabbat morning services as these amazing humans become Bar/Bat 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 Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Please be assured that having Kehilla community members present brings […]

Open Minds, Open Hearts: Exploring Class Dynamics in Our Kehilla Community

**Calling all Kehilla members!** You are all invited to participate in a FREE experiential workshop entitled: OPEN MINDS, OPEN HEARTS: EXPLORING CLASS DYNAMICS IN OUR KEHILLA COMMUNITY, on Sunday, October 7, 2018, from 1-5 PM. The workshop will be facilitated by Kehilla member Penny Rosenwasser and members of the Kehilla Working Class/Low Income Group. Class […]

To Members of Our Kehilla Community who Identify as JEWS OF COLOR:

Aurora Levins Morales will be leading an Affinity Group for Jews of Color, as part of our new Kehilla Racial Justice Initiative. Since the day & time of this meeting is still being set – though will likely be in August or early September– if you would like to attend this meeting, please email Penny […]

Kehilla Cemetery Section in Mt. View Cemetery is Happening!!

Please read this article as it has significant financial information about grave purchase The process has begun to secure a Kehilla congregational section in lovely Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland. This is a three phase process contingent upon Kehilla members buying a minimum of 30 graves within the first year.  At this time, more than 30 […]

13th Annual Faith Trio Harvest Dinner

This year at Kehilla on Sukkot Friday, September 28, 6:30-8:45pm Join us in the Kehilla Sukkah for this annual tradition of the Faith Trio [Kehilla, the Islamic Cultural Center, and Montclair Presbyterian) as we gather in the autumn to be together in community. The Harvest Festival brings together Jews, Muslims and Christians from the three […]

Love to chant Torah? We want YOU to leyn!

Teens and Adults, let’s do this, one aliyah at a time 🙂 Hazzan Shulamit is eager to support you along the way. Upcoming Opportunities: Saturday, Aug 25 (Ki Teitzei):  Contact Rabbi Dev at rabbidev@kehillasynagogue.org Saturday, Sept 22 (Ha’azinu): See description in the service listings at the end of Kol Kehilla and contact rabbidavid@KehillaSynagogue.org Monday night, […]

Join Kehilla’s Greening Committee! Visit us at July 21st Retreat Lunch-Time Tabling!

Kehilla’s Greening Committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. The Committee has been meeting for over 10 years and is always excited to take on new environmental projects. Please bring your issue or proposed project to us and consider working with us on it. Our proud accomplishments include adding a bike […]