Kehilla Administrative Offices Closed for Shavuot

Posted by on Apr 16, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Our offices will be closed in observance of Shavuot, we will re-open on Tuesday, May 22nd during our normal business hours.

Kehilla Immigration Committee Meeting

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Thursday, March 15th at 7pm in the Buber Room Please join us, even if you have never attended before. We will have a very full and interesting agenda, including updates on current issues (ICE raids, DACA, the recent Rodriguez decision), reports on our accompaniment program, Let Our People Go protests at the West County Detention […]

Seder Tickets Sold Out

Posted by on Feb 7, 2018 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We are sold out of Passover tickets for our Seder! We hope you can join us at future event at Kehilla soon.  

Brit Kehilla Videos are Up!

Posted by on Dec 20, 2017 in Announcements, Uncategorized | No Comments

Videos are up! On November 10th and 11th, we celebrated a community covenant with our new Senior Rabbi Dev Noily. Check out the videos below to experience the wonder and joy of the Brit Kehilla weekend at Kehilla Community Synagogue. Continuity and Change (Weekend overview, November 10-11) Words from Rabbi Dev Noily (Friday night, November 10) Reflections […]

North Bay Fires Relief – Ways to Help

Posted by on Oct 25, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Donation Donate to the fund of Irwin Keller, rabbi of Ner Shalom in Cotati, who will distribute locally where needed. Designate “RDF – Fire Relief.” Donate to Undocufund, which ensures that undocumented families displaced by the fires will have the support and resources they need to rebuild and recover. From their website: “An estimated 28,000 undocumented immigrants live […]

Come spend time in the Sukkah!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Announcements, Uncategorized | One Comment

Beginning Wednesday night on Erev Sukkot, we will have a Sukkah up in the backyard of Kehilla! We would love folks to come and spend time there. All are welcome in the Sukkah except for the following times (during which events are scheduled): Thursday, October 5, 3-7pm Friday, October 6, 6:30-8:30pm* Saturday, October 7, 8:30-10:30am* and […]

Yom Kippur Afternoon Sermon by Rabbi David Cooper: On “Sumud,” Uncertainty, Hope, Losing and Winning

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

In the summer of 1967, as a teenager, I was on tour in Israel just after the Six Day War. I arrived as a committed supporter of Israel in every way. A day or two after arriving there, I was at the Western or Wailing Wall. I knew that Jews were unable to go there […]

Sign up to Volunteer for Simchat Torah!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

On Thursday October 12 at 6:30 pm, Kehilla, Chochmat HaLev, Aquarian Minyan and Beyt Tikkun come together at Kehilla to end and begin the Torah and to dance, dance, dance with our community-enhanced Klezmer band led by local klezmer greats Mike Perlmutter, Dave Rosenfeld, and Jeanette Lewicki! We are expecting a large crowd, and we need […]

Kehilla Marches for Justice at the Berkeley Protests

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Announcements, Uncategorized | No Comments

Photo: Rob Gloster, The J ( On August 27-28, people in the Bay Area gathered together to protest the white supremacist rallies that were scheduled for that weekend. Kehilla Synagogue took a leading role in many of the protests and events that weekend. Below are just a few ways that our community spoke out against […]

Greening Committee

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | No Comments

by Jeff Hoffman The Kehilla Greening Committee is looking for a few good environmentalists. Are you passionate about climate change, clean energy, environmental justice and other “green” topics? Come join us! The basic time commitment is fairly minimal and can be credited toward your avodah hours. We meet once a month at Kehilla to plan […]