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

  • Weekend Activities at BCC: October 24-26, 2014

    Here are all the programs and activities we're planning for you this weekend. You can follow and con...

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Upcoming Events

25 October 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.

The Film Club

from 7.00pm until 10.00pm
Beth Chayim Chadashim (map)
Join the BCC Film Club for a screening of "Twilight of the Golds" (1996). Plot: When Suzanne Stein has a genetic analysis done on her unborn child, she discovers that although she has a healthy baby, the child will most likely be born gay. She must decide whether to keep the child or not. Her family enters a crisis about this difficult choice. All BCC film events are free and open to the public. Feel free to bring your favorite snacks to share! Havdalah at 7pm & Movie at 7:30pm. For more details please go to our "latest news" tab on our website.

26 October 2014
Men's Havurah "Real Men Brunch"

from 11.30am until 1.30pm
Canter's Deli - Los Angeles, 419 N Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036, United States (map)
We are a group of gay men who meet for brunch one Sunday a month. In October the BCC's Men's Havurah co-sponsors the Real Men Brunch at Canter's Deli. For more details contact

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