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

  • Lech L’cha: Telephone Torah Study

    Lech L’cha (Gen. 12:1-17:27) sets Abram and Sarai (later known as Abraham and Sarah) on their grea...

  • The Meaning of the Rainbow: Parashat Noach, October 24, 2014

    by Bracha Yael Noach, this week’s Torah portion, includes an important and meaningful symbol fo...


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Upcoming Events

1 November 2014
Ohr Chayim

from 10.00am until 12.30pm
Beth Chayim Chadashim, West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States (map)
BCC families meet for children's program of Jewish learning. For children of all ages. For more details, please go to our "latest news" tab.

2 November 2014
Hana Luv "Soiree"

from 11.00am until 4.00pm
12945 Addison St, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423, USA (map)
Come out for an artsy afternoon. Paintings, neon art, photography, jewelry, crafted furniture, Judaica & more at the home of BCC Board Members Hannah Theile & Kenna Love. Lunch for sale, entertainment, friends and fun! Sales to benefit local artists and a portion goes to BCC. It's at 12945 Addison St, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423. Questions: (818) 905-7442.

4 November 2014
Men's Havurah Film Night

from 6.30pm until 9.30pm
Sundance Cinemas West Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States (map)
On the first Tuesday of every month meet Gordon and the Men's Havurah 6:45pm in fron of at the Sundance Sunset Cinema (8000 West Sunset, corner of Sunset & Crescent Heights--previously the Sunset 5 theater) . All films are $5 and includes 3-hours of free validated parking.

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