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Parashat Vaera/ Intergenerational Social Justice Shabbat

written on January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Heather Miller This evening’s service began with a great story by Ms. Purple about the power of recognizing […]

Israel Gay Youth: Building a Rainbow Generation

written on January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

BCC and A Wider Bridge invite you to a talk with the leadership of Israel’s LGBT youth organization, Israel Gay […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Bo (Exodus 10:1−13:16)

written on January 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this Torah portion, God sends the eighth and ninth plagues, locusts and darkness, but Pharaoh still refuses to free […]

Book Club: Panic in a Suitcase

written on January 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

On Sunday, January 25, 2015 at 10am, our Book Club meets again to discuss Panic in a Suitcase, by Yelena Akhtiorskaya. Panic […]

Queer Jewish Clergy Retreat Offers New Spiritual Insights

written on January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cantor Juval Porat attended Nehirim’s first LGBTQI Jewish clergy retreat in December 2014, and shared his experience in his Cantor’s […]

Weekly Drash – Shabbat Va’yehi | January 2 2015

written on January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

By: Rabbi Joel A. Alter When Joseph was young, he obtusely, obnoxiously announced the exalted future that occupied his dreams. […]

Programs for Families and Kids: Our Next Events

written on January 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

BCC offers family services led by BCC clergy and staff, followed by Torah and Hebrew classes for children, schmoozing and […]

Rabbi Joel Alter Joins Us for Shabbat Services

written on December 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Friday, January 2, Shabbat Services with Ritual Chair, Davi Cheng, Live Stream Chair, Bracha Yael and special guest Rabbi Joel […]

Changes in Tuesday’s Torah Studies

written on December 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Torah study is cancelled for December 23 and 30. Rabbi Heather will lead Torah study on January 13, 20 and […]

The Crooked Mirror: A reading, discussion, and book signing with Louise Steinman

written on December 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

Nonfiction author, and curator for the Los Angeles Public Library’s distinguished ALOUD series, Louise Steinman reads and signs her profound […]