Founded in 1972 as the world’s first lesbian and gay synagogue, today BCC is an inclusive community of progressive lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and heterosexual Jews, our families and friends.

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Service Times

Beth Chayim Chadashim Fridays 8-9:15pm
Early Service meets 6:30-7:30pm every third Friday of the month
Ohr Chayim - each Saturday at 10 am, starting again in Fall

News & Announcements

  • Introducing: BCC People

    Yanir Dekel, the guy who keeps our website and social media constantly updated, introduces our lat...

  • Erev Rosh HaShanah Sermon: Making Personal Meaning of the Tradition Rabbi Heather Miller, September 24, 2014

    I’d like to start out with a confession tonight. There’s a little dissonance between what I’m ...


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Upcoming Events

2 October 2014
Telephone Torah Study

from 4.00pm until 5.00pm
From your home via telephone (map)
From your hospital bed or home, study Torah. For more information, click the "Worship" link on the BCC website and choose "Telephone Minyan".

3 October 2014
Kol Nidre Service

from 7.15pm until 10.15pm
Temple Isaiah 10345 West Pico Blvd Los Angeles (map)
Join Rabbi Lisa Edwards, Cantor Juval Porat and guest clergy for Kol Nidre.

4 October 2014
Yom Kippur Service

from 10.00am until 7.30pm
Temple Isaiah 10345 West Pico Blvd. Los Angeles (map)
10 am - 1:30 pm - Morning Service 11 am - Family Service 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm Break and Study Sessions 2:30 pm - YK Virtual Telephone Minion Service 3:30 pm - Reading of the Memorial Names 4 pm - Yizkor Service 5 pm - Afternoon/Neilah Services 7:30 pm - Havdalah Light Community Break-the Fast served following conclusion of services.

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Beth Chayim Chadashim
6090 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90035
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