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ECC Parent Speaker Series
March 10 |6:30 PMat KI
Guest Speaker: New York Times best-selling author, Dr. Dan Siegel

Dr. Siegel will share how the brain, mind and relationships come together to shape who we and our children are and offer parenting approaches that will help support our childrens' well-being.

$20/pp in advance. $25/pp at the door.
Click here to RSVP.

Welcome to Kehillat Israel: Where Jewish Community Makes a Difference

Kehillat Israel, a Reconstructionist Congregation, is an inclusive spiritual Jewish community, providing a warm, nurturing environment where we pray, learn, educate, and perpetuate Torah and Jewish values, while serving the greater community.

​Upcoming Events

Shabbat at the Beach
June 24, 2016
Will Rogers State Beach, Station #5

Don't miss this great family celebration as we gather for special Shabbat services surrounded by surf and sand as the sun sets.

KISS Shabbat at the Beach
Friday, June 24, 2016: 6:15 PM
Will Rogers State Beach | Lifeguard Station #5

Join us for Shabbat on the Beach - Look for the KISS sign when you arrive!

Next Dor Shabbat at the Beach
Friday, June 24, 2016 at 6:15 pm
Will Rogers State Beach
Life Guard Station #5

Let's gather at the beach for Shabbat, followed by dinner at a nearby restaurant.  Look for the Next Dor sign at the beach!

Click here to RSVP.

Book Signing with Marvin Zuckerman
June 26 | 3:00 PM at KI

Join us for a book signing with Marvin Zuckerman, author of the Yiddish-translated Bernard Goldstein memoir entitled, Twenty years with the Jewish Labor Bund: A Memoir of Interwar Poland. (Purdue University Press) 

"A fine translation of an important memoir, notable for its richly detailed descriptions of Jewish working class characters, and containing useful footnotes written specifically for this edition." -Jack Jacobs, John Jay College and the Graduate Center City University of New York

Click here to RSVP.

KI Days Fundraiser at Rosti Santa Monica
Monday - Wednesday, June 27 - 29
931 Montana Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Rosti Santa Monica will donate 15% of your purchase to KI. Applicable for lunch or dinner! Dine in, take out, delivery or catering! Just mention KI when you order. 310-393-3236

KISS Beach Walk & Brunch
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
9:00 am Walk, 11:00 am Brunch
415 Pacific Coast Highway, Santa Monica 

Meet at the Annenberg Community Beach House.  

Brunch at the Back on the Beach Cafe.  

Click here to RSVP.

KI is Building in Inglewood!

June 17, 2016 | 8:00 am to 3:30 pm

KI will be working with Habitat for Humanity to build a house in Inglewood for a low-income family. This is being offered as a KI Connects event. Each participant will be charged $50, all of which will go to Habitat for Humanity to cover construction costs; and the KI Tikkun Olam Committee will provide lunch. Volunteers must be age 16 and up. Contact Matt Davidson at mdavidson@ourKI.org for more information. Space is limited.

 

griefHaven

griefHaven currently provides monthly drop-in groups for bereaved spouses at KI. Led by griefHaven’s founder and grief specialist Susan Whitmore, along with other grief specialists, griefHaven's loving approach is unique, educational, and effective.

For additional information, contact Susan Whitmore, founder and president, at 310.459.1789. Please visit griefHaven at www.griefHaven.org.

Did you know you can pick up a box of Organic fruits & veggies right here at KI?

Sign up online at Goodlifeorganics.org.
Click here for more information.


An easy way to create community, have fun
and get together outside the synagogue!

Click here to see a list of upcoming "connects!"

KI Vehicle ID

August 2016 - July 2017
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High Holy Days Sermons

Click here to see High Holy Days videos.

 
Rabbi Amy Bernstein
Senior Rabbi

Thank you to all who joined in celebrating

Rabbi Amy's 50th Birthday!

If you couldn't make it, please click here to enjoy
a special video made for
the celebration.

Congratulations

KI Staff and Congregants!

Kehillat Israel has been officially certified by
The City of
Los Angeles as a Green Business! more >

Ian Lamm

wanted his Bar Mitzvah speech to be a multi-media experience - something unique. Click here to see the video.

KITT

(KI Tzedakah Teen)

 

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KITT

(KI Tzedakah Teens)

was featured in the Palisadian-Post! 

Click here to read the article

Click here to purchase
Rabbi Sheryl Lewart's Book.

Check out KI’s music
video “KI Sing”

Our youth = the generation of change

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