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Yom HaShoah 2021 Recap

Click to expand Yom Hashoah is a day to reflect and remember the horrific events of World War II and share the stories of those who survived. There are many services of remembrance that take place in different ways.  Often...

Vaccinations

Currently, our policies will remain in place even as our community slowly gets vaccinated. This is because there are still unknowns about the vaccine and we do not went to get lulled into a false sense of security. We are...

Health Screening

To ensure the safety and well-being of our employees and students, students will be required to follow these health screening steps before entering the campus: • Any person entering campus must undergo health screening. Students and teachers are required to...

Henry Shane on recent events and how to make a difference

26 March 2021 KJHS KabShab Statement on shooting in ATL & CO. Henry Shane '21 For many of us right here and around the country, these last two weeks have been full of so many emotions; sadness, fear, and anger....

Kehillah Theatre – Murder Mystery

Quiet on Set: A Murder Mystery April 18th and 20th at 7:00pm Click to enlarge The moment you have all been waiting for has arrived!! You can now register for Kehillah Theatre’s Murder Mystery!! Quiet on Set: A Murder Mystery...

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Kehillah Student Government 2021

First and foremost we want to note that Kehillah, its faculty and administration, do not endorse any candidate. Each of these uniquely amazing individuals is an asset to our school. With that said, we offer this comprehensive page to you,...

Kehillah Laugh Off Lockdown! A Virtual Comedy “Un-Gala”

Laughter can connect people; distance disappears when we are all laughing together.   😆😂🤣 Come Laugh Off Lockdown with us! 🤣😂😆 ••••• ••••• Date: April 25th, 2021 ••• Time: 5:00pm ••••• FEATURING COMEDIANS: Lisa Geduldig is a San Francisco-based comedian and...

A Passover Preview…

Rabbi Debbie Prinz will join as a guest speaker at our Passover Beit Midrash next week, she will discuss with us the untold story of child slavery and injustice in the production of chocolate. Information about her book, On the...

Moshe Goodman, Jewish Studies Teacher, on Passover 2021

Recognizing that Kehillah means community we invite everyone to our virtual Passover table! In this fun, brief interview with Jewish Studies teacher, Moshe Goodman, we get some fun stories, insights and wisdom around this high holiday. When I think about...

Kehillah stands with the AAPI Community – a letter from Randy Ribay, Diversity, Equity, Belonging/Social Justice Coordinator 

  Dear Kehillah,  It’s full of grief and frustration that I write to you today. As a Filipino American, it’s been a difficult year not just because of the COVID-19 pandemic but also because of the rise in anti-Asian American...

Improving Inclusivity and Multiculturalism – Together we Flourish

Diversity, Equity, Belonging and Social Justice Dear Kehillah, I hope that you & your family are as well as can be in these difficult times. We are grateful to have you as part of Kehillah and want you to know...

🏆🏆🏆 For the 4th year in a row, Kehillah has won Moot Beit Din! (Jewish moot court)

We have won Moot Beit Din for the 4th year in a row!!   Or you might say, Moot Beit Win!   Our students constructed an approach to a challenging issue that was well grounded in Jewish texts, a sophisticated...

Alumni Voices – Saadi Halil and his brother are crafting exquisite ice cream with purpose

Saadi and his brother Adar didn't know their delicious hobby would turn into their livelihood, how sweet it is! In this brief interview with Kehillah Alum, Saadi tells us all about the journey from college to ice-cream creator and how...

Kehillah Seniors leave their stamp in our outdoor area

As we shift to a more indoor/outdoor campus, we invited Kehillah Seniors to paint a space outside. Check out some of their works in progress and check back here for the finished pieces of art.

Deep Dives Project Gallery

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Challah Hand-Off — Doughn’t miss it!

March 5 11:00-1:00 Campus Visit & Challah Hand-off! We are excited to invite everyone back to campus to try out the new parking lot and check out the outdoor spaces we’ll use.  On Friday, March 5, anytime between 11AM and...

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Equality and Advocacy Club

Equality and Advocacy Club is a safe space where everyone can share their ideas about what’s happening in the world without being judged. We make sure everyone has a voice. Currently, we’re working on a video project in partnership with...

Ms. Vicenty welcomes NASA Ames astronomer Brian Day

NASA Ames astronomer Brian Day, joined Ms. Vicenty and Dr. Baharav's classes as a guest speaker. He talked about Mars and Perseverance's mission. Mr. Day gave us a tour of Jezero Crater on Mars using NASA's portal Mars Trek and...

Reclaiming Joy and Connection During the Pandemic

A parent workshop with Dr. Leaderman and Ms. Rosenbaum This discussion based workshop will invite parents to engage with Kehillah’s counselors, Dr. Jared Leaderman and Ms. Emily Rosenbaun to discover pathways for cultivating positive engagement during this very challenging time. ...

Kehillah Apparel Store Spring 2021 – Order before March 19!

Ordering period will end on March 19, 2021 Completed orders will either be shipped directly to you or be delivered to the school for distribution after April 5. ( depending on the option you choose). All garments are custom made...

What’s in a name?: A Day Like Purim

By Cody Bahir When we think about the holiday of Purim, we usually associate it with dancing, costumes, loud noises, and general merrymaking. One thing we may not think of, however, is repentance. Nevertheless, self-introspection and a call to work...

Kehillah Alumnus Zach Stein, on “…the importance of working to create a world that is truly more sustainable.”

JWeekly highlighted one of our amazing alumnus in this recent article and the story made us applaud the intention and dedication to making the world a better place. Bravo, Zach Stein! "For Stein, the passion for a better world did...

Lounge & Couchside Coffee Portal

Click the button below to register for Lounge About. TUES, 7-8PM ••• Meeting ID: 930 677 3501 Passcode: Daisy {{ vc_btn: title=Lounge+About&align=center&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fzoom.us%252Fj%252F9306773501%253Fpwd%253DOTYvcGU3d29FeWlpVm91T2pSTnRvZz09 }} Click the button below to register for Couchside Coffee. THUR, 9-10AM {{ vc_btn: title=Couchside+Coffee&align=center&link=url%3Ahttps%253A%252F%252Fzoom.us%252Fmeeting%252Fregister%252FtJAlf-ugrz4vHdAa5Zloxt0yR81-np4grtg0%7C%7C%7C }} Ongoing Tuesdays...

Kehillah Book Club — Readers Rendezvous

      We invite you to join this online gathering. Whether you've read the book or are curious about it, whether you have signed up officially or not, come and be a part of the club! The button above...

Kehillah congratulates Annie Pellant & Truman Reynolds for their outstanding work in The National Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards A National Competition Students’ entries are blind adjudicated by some of the foremost leaders in the visual and literary arts. Jurors look for works that exemplify the Awards’ core values: originality, technical skill, and the...

Ms. Ratledge’s musical student project for AP US History is pure gold

Here was the premise of the assignment: Memorization through music is a powerful tool.  For a final project in our study of the period between 1865-1898, you will work with two classmates to write and perform a song about the...

Math Competitions February 2021

Click for info about AMC This past Thursday, eight Kehillah students and one guest took part in the AMC-10/12 (American Math Contest). The AMC is designed to be challenging, and qualifiers will have a chance at the AIME (a month later), and from there...

Kehillah Jewish High School’s first Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, Belonging, and Social Justice (DEB/SJ)

At a time when the community is suffering, no one should say, “I will go home, eat, drink, and be at peace with myself.” – Babylonian Talmud Taanit, 11a. Click to expand Daisy Pellant, Head of School, introductory letter Dear...

February is Black History Month

Ruby Bridges is escorted by US Federal Marshals into William Frantz elementary school during the second week of the court ordered integration. 1960. Too few of us know about the work of Fannie Lou Hamer to secure Voting Rights for...

Kehillah Theater Department takes a look Behind the Curtain

Kehillah Meets the Stars of Theatre In a warm and lively conversation on Sunday, February 7, three professional actors and directors spoke to the Kehillah community about the joys and challenges of their life's work: Artemis Preeshl, Hassan Al Rawas,...

Video Production Club

Welcome! This page will feature all of the finished work that VPC has created. Check back often for the latest episodes. Episode 2

The relevance of Jewish Studies

Connecting Jewish Studies to the World By Cody Bahir Ph.D, Dean of Jewish Studies Reading Micah Levin’s recent opinion piece, “The irrelevance of day school Jewish studies, and how to fix the problem,” inspired me to tell my own story...

A club that seeks to spread positivity!

We usually begin each meeting with a short service project (i.e. writing letters to frontline workers) and then move on to work on our main projects that we’re planning for the Kehillah student body.    We previously organized a food...

Kehillah celebrates Tu B’shevat 2021

Have a wondrous Tu B'shevat We celebrated as a school during Beit Midrash on Wednesday and at B’Yachad on Thursday. Part of our program included a sustainable recipe section, and we’ve included the recipe and the ingredients on the list...

Featured Faculty

Featured: Talia Anders Director of Health and Safety/ Academic Operations Tell us more about your choice to opt out of popular culture (pro-books, anti-movies &tv) - was this how your family was while you were growing up or a personal...

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2021

Photo from the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum Tomorrow, Jan 27, is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It commemorates the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp by Soviet forces in 1945. While Israel commemorates the Holocaust on the 27th of Nisan...

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Kab Shab Fun & Games

Our weekly Kab Shab is always the Friday icing on the weekday cake, our time to come together and talk, reflect and play some games. Below is a game we had a blast playing with our teachers, enjoy! Schloss vs...

Summer in January 2021

CLICK TO VIEW SLIDES All next week (January 29-February 2), we’re hosting our Virtual Summer in January Fair. Students (and you) can learn about many opportunities including jobs, volunteer work, academic and travel programs, internships and more! Our virtual slideshow...

NEW Opportunity for Rising 8th Grade Students

New Program for Summer 2021 The pandemic of 2020 introduced a different learning environment that required students to perform and regulate their attention in ways they are unaccustomed to. There is a need to jumpstart learning as students head into...

Chess Club

Photos from the last in person tournament~ Coming soon...

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Fred Brown: Current Pandemic Insights

On Sunday, 1/10/21 Fred Brown, a member of our Head's Pandemic Advisory Team gave his second talk to the Harvard Business School. His slides are attached. Click to view PDF version of Fred Brown's full slide deck.     The...

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Just the facts, Historically Speaking Podcast informs with an unbiased voice

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Deep Dives: Passion Projects 2020-2021

In a typical year we would be communicating with our community about the exciting excursions students would be embarking on this spring. In true 2020 fashion, this is not a typical communication.  As I’m sure you have predicted, due to…

KJHS Zoom Etiquette Tips

Our creative students & faculty came together to create this ever-so-helpful Zoom etiquette guide. Maybe you've exhausted your requests for cameras to be on, maybe you've heard one too many chewing sounds or maybe you're just ready for a chuckle...

Kehillah Conversations Archives

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