Norah Needs Us! Register Today

Our own Zachary & Rachel Gratz-Lazarus’ daughter, Norah, needs our help. Read what her family wrote, and follow this link to register with ‘Be the Match’.   Norah is an expert joke-teller, modern-dancer, ice cream-licker, and loving big sister. At four years old, she takes her jobs pretty seriously. Norah was diagnosed with a rare […]

Mitzvah, Community, & Avodah – All at Once!

by Barbara Cohen Kiddush is an important part of community and our community is what makes kiddush work. But it doesn’t just happen on its own – kiddush happens when members of the community step up and make it happen. There are three ways you can do a mitzvah:  (1) you do the shopping and […]

TIKKUN HA-NEFESH (REPAIR OF THE SOUL)

TIKKUN HA-NEFESH (REPAIR OF THE SOUL) HEALING RACISM, UNPACKING WHITE PRIVILEGE WHEN: First session Sunday, November 11, 2018 10am – 12pm WHERE: at Kehilla in the Back Classroom – Main Floor FACILITATORS: Rabbi Shifrah Tobacman and Chaplain Laura Fitch The group is part of the community’s larger project of addressing racism and de-centering whiteness within […]

Kehilla’s Annual Report is Out!

Click here to read our 2017-2018 Annual Report.

RACIAL JUSTICE INVOCATION

by Aurora Levins Morales This piece was written for the Kehilla community and shared on Kol Nidre 5779/2018. In the heart of this congregation, we have planted the seeds of racial justice, a handful of grains in the earth of our belief, a place to tell untold stories, a place to draw maps of long journeys, […]

Torah Chanting Opportunities!

Love to chant Torah? We want YOU to leyn! Teens and Adults, let’s do this, one aliyah at a time 🙂 Join us for Shabbat morning services and share your skills and love of leynen with our community. If you’re interested but have never chanted torah before, or if it’s been a long time and […]

High Holy Day Services 5779: Sermons and Videos

All of Kehilla’s Main Services were video-streamed, and can be found on our youtube channel here. You can read Rabbi Gray Myrseth’s Rosh Hashanah Sermon, Together at the Gates, here. You can read Josh Bernard-Pearl’s Sermon, Rosh Hashanah Drash On Truth, here. You can read Rabbi Dev Noily’s Kol Nidre Sermon, Chesed + Emet = Teshuva, here.  […]

Kehilla in the News: Immigration

Posted by on Aug 30, 2018 in News Announcements Home Page | No Comments

The East Bay Express just ran an article about a Kehilla family and the young Trans asylum-seeker they are sponsoring, with the help of Kehilla’s immigration committee.

Want to join an affinity group? We would love to have you!

Dear Kehilla community, We are entering the next phase of the Racial Justice Initiative, now called the “Belonging and Allyship Project: Uncentering Whiteness and Building Racial Justice at Kehilla.” This is a working name, we are still trying to figure out the final form of the name and your suggestions are welcome. This project began […]