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

31 October 2014

from 8.00pm until 9.30pm (map)
Log onto our website: Choose the "Worship" tab. On the drop-down menu select "BCC Live Video & Audio." Enjoy our Shabbat Services and special events while they are happening LIVE!

Shabbat Services

from 8.00pm until 9.30pm
Beth Chayim Chadashim, West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States (map)
Join Rabbi Lisa Edwards and Davi Cheng in welcoming Shabbat. Services are followed by a social hour of refreshments. New friends are welcome! No need to read Hebrew, our prayer book is transliterated, making it easy for everyone to follow.

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.

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