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

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Upcoming Events

18 September 2014
Telephone Torah Study

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

19 September 2014
Intergenerational Shabbat Services

from 6.30pm until 8.00pm
Beth Chayim Chadashim, West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, United States (map)
Join Rabbi Lisa Edwards and Cantor Juval Porat for a 1 hour service, featuring joyful musical selections and teachings designed for aN intergenerational celebration. Prior to services, join us for a screening of S'lichot themed animated shorts (3 min) for the families and children. After services another screening of an award winning Japanese film Departures (2 hrs), followed by a discussion as a prelude to S'lchot Services on Saturday, September 20 evening at 8pm. Services are followed by refreshments.


from 6.30pm until 8.00pm (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!

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