ARC OF CHANGE Anti-Racism Education & Action Program Registration Information . “We are in a moment of heartbreak, and it can also be a moment of hearts breaking open. We can make use of that tenderness to deepen relationships. We can dream and vision a more equitable future, rather than a return to the old […]
During this election cycle, Kehilla Community Synagogue is focused on two things: our spiritual practice, and keeping our community connected to each other as events unfold. We’re also connected, as many of you are, with networks of organizations and movements that are mobilizing to ensure that people get to vote, that all votes are counted, […]
We have a remarkable community that always steps up in extraordinary ways. The board had the opportunity to step up first when Michael Saxe-Taller, our beloved ED, went out on medical leave, and then with the attack of the corona virus. We worked in partnership with Rabbi Dev, Hazzan Shulamit, Rabbi Gray, Natalie, Maya, Dee […]
This was originally published December 2019 1) Myth: Being on the Board will be too time-consuming. Truth: You will be expected to attend Board meetings regularly 1x/month for 2-3 hours, and to contact the chair/co-chair if you’re not able to attend.You will also be asked to serve on at least one Board committee that […]
Shalom Tikkun chevre, In this time in which we’re focused on safety and shelter, the JCC East Bay is pleased to organize and invite you to participate in our annual Tikkun community gathering virtually. The 32nd Annual Tikkun (2.0): A Communal Day of Learning in Honor of Shavuot will be on Sunday, May 31 from […]
Please Contribute to an Appreciation Book for Kehilla’s Lead Custodian Josef Straub Who is Retiring!
Josef Straub, our lead custodian, is retiring on April 12, his 65th birthday, after 16 years of dedicated service to the Kehilla community. Sadly we’ve had to cancel his retirement celebration on April 3, so we’ve decided to show him another way how much we appreciate him and his care for the Kehilla building and […]
Dear Friends, As many of you know, I have been off work at Kehilla for the month of March. At the end of February, I had an intestinal obstruction and needed to have immediate surgery to correct the problem. After a few early complications, I have been resting, healing and regaining my strength, and expect a full recovery. I’m […]