Become A Member

We are delighted that you are considering joining Kehilla!  We would love to have you become more involved in our community.

We offer a special New Members Plan for anyone interested in joining Kehilla for the first time.  See Kehilla Membership Dues Rates 2017-2018 for first year member rates.

If you have questions about membership or financial concerns, Executive Director Michael Saxe Taller would love nothing more than to meet you and talk about Kehilla.  Please contact him at Michael@kehillasynagogue.org or (510) 547-2424 x101.

If you are ready to become a member, there are two steps:

If you are a returning member, welcome back!  You can renew your membership here.

We would like it for you to use our electronic Membership Pledge Form, but if you prefer, you can fill out a paper form:

2017-2018 Kehilla Membership Pledge Form

We’re looking forward to knowing you!

Why Join?

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To nurture your soul, or to stimulate your mind, or to bring new friends into your life, or to give you an outlet for your passion for social justice and environmental sanity. (Or all of the above — how much time do you have?)

Caring Community

Kehilla members are there for each other in times of simcha (joy) and tsuris (trouble), to celebrate together and, when necessary, to mourn together.

Educating Our Children

Kehilla School, open only to member children, helps our families raise the next generation of progressive, compassionate leaders.

Meaningful Life-long Learning

Kehilla’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah program is renown for its innovative, authentic approach to this ancient process of learning and growth, and is only open to members and their children.

Open-hearted Diversity

Kehilla is an open-hearted community of diverse beliefs, backgrounds, and interests. We warmly welcome you!

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Kehilla has made such a profound and deep impact on my life. I love the diversity of the people, the warmth of their care, and their passion for a sustainable planet. I am happy to be walking my Jewish path with this group and look forward to raising my daughter among the community. ”

— Nikki P. (with daughter Jaidyn)

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At Kehilla, I have all the room I need to shape my Jewish past into a meaningful Jewish present, which now also embraces my family. And, oy, does Kehilla have heart! ”

— Esther E.

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We are members of Kehilla because it is a warm and welcoming community. We came for Hebrew school but now that the kids have grown we have found lifelong friends and a spiritual home. ”

— Barbara C. & Allen P.

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