Julie Litwin is Getting an Award!

As reported by Catherine Lyons: Julie is a recipient of the Mildred Parish Massey Legacy Award from Congresswoman Barbara Lee. This award is in honor of Congresswoman Lee’s late mother, a fierce champion for justice and equality. Julie will be honored at an event the afternoon of Saturday May 11. Not surprisingly, Julie only very […]

What to Bring to the Retreat 2019

Posted by on May 3, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments

WHAT TO BRING FOR CAMPING Food For Friday night potluck: you can either bring a salad/side dish or pay for pizza through the registration form. Do NOT bring any other food, as the raccoons will come looking for the tiniest bit of it at night Tent (or waterproof ground cover if you want to sleep […]

Directions to the Annual Retreat 2018

Posted by on May 3, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments

Our Retreat site is Bort Meadow in Anthony Chabot Regional Park. While the main address of the park is in Castro Valley, the part we are using is entered via Redwood Road through the Oakland hills, less than 20 minutes from Kehilla. From Highway 13, take  the Redwood Road/35th Avenue  exit; go uphill on Redwood […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: May 2019

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Annual Fund Sarah Stutman, in loving memory of her Papu, Ralph Battino Shoshana and Dave Finacom, in gratitude and appreciation for Hazzan Shulamit and Rabbi Dev and our beloved Kehilla community for the support received during this time of grief of the passing of Arville Finacom General Fund Andy […]

The Youth Spirit Artworks Tiny House Is Coming to Kehillla

The Kehilla Economic Justice Committee is working with Youth Spirit Artworks (YSA) and East Bay Housing Organizations (EBHO) to bring a YSA Tiny House to Kehilla’s parking lot on Thursday, May 23rd – Friday, May 24th so the community can learn more about this YSA project to provide housing for youth.  With the cooperation of […]

B’nei Mitzvah on the Horizon! May

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 […]

Photography by Glenn Shor & Mixed Media & More by Lynn Lazarus

Posted by on Apr 11, 2019 in Announcements | No Comments

We invite you to enjoy our current new art exhibit in the Fireside Room, featuring the photography of Glenn Shor and mixed media and more by Lynn Lazarus. The show will be up through the summer. To ensure availablity of the space for viewing, you may want to call or email Dee at 510-547-2424 x 100 […]

Torah-scope:Study Torah with Rabbi Chaya Gusfield in a Small Group (6-8)

Five sessions start at the end of April Use your birth portion as a lens into our sacred Torah text. Your birth portion is the Torah portion that was being read during the week you were born. (Hebrew birth date) We will learn different approaches to studying Torah focusing on uncovering the personal significance of […]

Thank You for Your Generosity: April 2019

Thank You for Your Generosity Financial Annual Fund Jennifer Wong & Mark Schlosberg Barbara Petterson & David Lee Rabbi’s Discretionary Fund Samuel & Daphne Noily Volunteer Shoshkie Finacom for carrying the entirety of the Yahrzeit project for years, and supporting the transition to a digital system with care and her habitual attention to detail and […]