Thank you from Rabbi Dev

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Announcements, Rabbi Dev Noily's Blog | No Comments

from Rabbi Dev Noily Dear beloved Kehilla community, I’m filled with love and gratitude from the Brit Kehilla weekend, and I know I’ll be savoring so many moments of joy and connection and tears for many years to come. I was so moved, again and again, by the beauty of our community, and by the […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

Thank You for Your Generosity Annual Fund Daniel Alpert and Laura Nelson Ilse Edith Hadda & Michael Anker in gratitude for loan of chairs for aunts memorial General Donation Margaret Fisher Lew Douglas Eva Pettersson in honor of the most outstanding High Holy Days services this year!!!! David Bassein Nancy and Seth Kreimer in honor […]

Faith Trio: Kehilla’s Role in Positive Interfaith Relations Highlighted at Symposium

Posted by on Dec 1, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

by Lea Delson I was thrilled to represent Kehilla, the Faith Trio and the interfaith art exhibitions at a wonderful symposium on interfaith relations (Jewish-Muslim in particular) in the Bay Area held at the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center and cosponsored by Lehrhaus Judaica on November 5th. One theme of the symposium was learning about […]

December Bar/Bat Mitzvah’s

Posted by on Nov 30, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

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 hesitant about coming to a shabbat service when a young person we do not know personally is becoming Bar/Bat mitzvah, but please be assured that […]

Blessings for Rabbi Dev: From Rabbi David and Rabbi Burt

Passing of the Mantle of Rabbinic Leadership on November 11, 2017 Rabbi David’s Words This is the moment that has been set aside for us to formally pass the mantle of rabbinic leadership. It seems appropriate to do so at the point between the space of our private meditations and the communal experience of receiving […]

Kehilla’s Second Bi-Annual Leadership Retreat: Growing Kehilla from Strength to Strength

Posted by on Nov 9, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

We’re planning our 2nd bi-annual Kehilla Leadership Retreat, to be held the weekend of February 2-4, 2018. The Leadership Retreat brings together many of the people whose energy animates our beloved community, to get know each other, and to build channels of connection and communication between the many pulsing centers of energy and activity that […]

Thank You for Your Generosity

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

Annual Fund Lori Lefkovitz in honor of Rabbi Dev Noily General Donation Chaya Gusfield in honor of Shoshana Finacom Justine W. MacNeil in honor of Michael and Julie Saxe-Taller Ralph Silber Lisa Korwin and Kip Walsh Laura Nelson Eva Pettersson in honor of the recent birth of my granddaughter Zoe Eva Lia and to all […]

Thank You Volunteers!

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

For all the volunteers who helped for High Holy Days in the office, at the Scottish Rite Center, at Kehilla and in every way. We appreciate you all. We know there’s no “i” in Team, but we’re so glad there’s a “U” in volunteers because you ALL made it possible. Thanks from Kehilla’s Staff & […]

November Bar/Bat Mitzvah’s

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Announcements | No Comments

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 hesitant about coming to a shabbat service when a young person we do not know personally is becoming Bar/Bat mitzvah, but please be assured that […]

A Final Resting Place for Kehilla (update from prior article in the September Kol Kehilla)

Posted by on Oct 29, 2017 in Announcements, Chevra Kadisha | No Comments

from the Chevra Kadisha Committee (update from prior article in the September Kol Kehilla) Kehilla’s Chevra Kadisha has begun looking at securing a Kehilla (and/or greater Bay Area Jewish) section at a local or nearby cemetery for our congregation. We have expanded our search to consider green burial. All places we include below bury cremains. We […]