Rabbi’s Message
Greetings family and friends of our synagogue for Yeshua!
 Unfortunately, due to rising cases of coronavirus San Diego County is closing indoor events until further notice. This includes houses of worship, as well as restaurants, bars, gyms etc. We will continue our calendar of Shabbat services, events and classes in a zoom or live-stream format until further notice. We have some great events coming up. 
  •  Shabbat service this Saturday 10:30 AM –live stream only at Kehilat Ariel YouTube channel.
  •  Tuesday class on Messianic Jewish Theology as well as other weekly meetings-   via zoom link.
  • We are especially excited about our upcoming 39th Anniversary Tree of Life Concert for our synagogue on November 21, 7:00 PM- This is now a live-stream event with a special concert from world class musician Tom Griesgraber. We have tickets still available at this moment and they are $25 per person or $100 per family to view this event with a private link if you are a ticket holder. Everyone is invited to support the synagogue and enjoy the concert celebration. Get your tickets today by contacting our office at 858-430-6433 or online at
  • Tree of Life unveiling at the KA Anniversary Concert-Those KA Members who have tickets for the November 21 concert will also have the first opportunity to purchase a leaf or leaves ($200 each) on our new Tree of Life Memorial in our lobby. This is a wonderful way to record our families simchas (births, bar/bat mitzvah, marriages) and also a remembrance of our past family members. This first round of leaf sales is available only to KA official members.  Hope to see you in the coming weeks and let’s keep each other safe so all of San Diego houses of worship and businesses can open again soon!
Shabbat shalom,   Rabbi Barney Kasdan
Shabbat and Holiday  Services are Online!

Baruch Haba! Welcome to Kehilat Ariel!  Our congregation was planted in November 1981, by our Rabbi Barney Kasdan and his wife Liz with 17 people attending the first Shabbat service.  The vision from day-one was to have a synagogue for followers of the Jewish Yeshua/Jesus.  Today we have a membership of over 110 families consisting of Jews from various backgrounds (orthodox to secular) as well as non-Jews and intermarried families.  Kehilat Ariel is a community where Jewish followers of Yeshua can enjoy their faith within their God-given heritage and non-Jews can learn more about the Jewish roots of their own faith in Yeshua.  Together we continue to grow in our personal relationship with God as well as the connection with one another as a vibrant Messianic Jewish community in San Diego, California.

Kehilat Ariel exists to enrich the lives of our congregants by creating meaningful and inspiring Jewish moments that resonate with individuals and families through the generations. For us, the central focus for this is our personal relationship with God through His Mashiach.

Today we have a several weekly services at our beautiful new property in the Clairemont suburb of San Diego.  Everyone is welcome no matter what background you may be from (Jew or Gentile, believer or simply curious).  You are cordially invited to attend one of our events and we look forward to meeting you and your family soon!


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