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Telephone Torah Study: When Dreams Come True

written on December 16, 2014 // 0 Comments

In this week’s Torah portion— Mikeitz (Genesis 41:1-44:17)—Joseph interprets Pharaoh’s dreams and rises to power, his brothers journey to Egypt […]

Film Club: Wish Me Away

written on December 14, 2014 // 0 Comments

On January 17 we’re going to screen the movie Wish Me Away at BCC – and you are invited! Wish […]

Klezmatics turn Woody Guthrie’s Hanukkah lyrics into songs

written on December 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

BCC’s cantor in previous years, Lorin Sklamberg, was interviewed by the San Francisco Gate, and BCC is mentioned in the article. […]

Pidyon Shvuyim, Redeeming the Captive: Human Rights Shabbat, December 5, 2014

written on December 11, 2014 // 0 Comments

By: Rabbi Rachel Bat-Or These two emails came to the JQ Warmline, the first in February, the second in September. […]

Telephone Torah Study: Joseph in Living Color

written on December 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

This week’s Torah portion— Vayeishev (Genesis 37:1-40:23)—tells of Joseph’s foibles, dreams, trials, tribulations and most famously his technicolor coat. To […]

BCC Havurot & IKAR Cooking Class

written on December 3, 2014 // 0 Comments

  The Working Person’s Shabbat Dinner. Join BCC and our friends from IKAR on Wednesday, December 10 at 7:30pm in the […]

Pre-Hanukkah Party!

written on December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Sunday, December 7 at10:30am-Noon:  Pre-Hanukkah Party for LGBT Families at WeHo Park (by the library)!   Join us for a […]

We are climbing Jacob’s Ladder – Shabbat Vayetzei, World AIDS Day, 2014

written on December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards This week’s Torah portion, Vayetzei, begins with a skeptical young Jacob, sent away from his family, […]

Telephone Torah Study: Wrestling With God

written on December 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

In this week’s Torah portion— Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43)—Jacob wrestles with the divine and for his efforts is renamed Israel.  Also, […]

Hanukkah at BCC

written on December 1, 2014 // 0 Comments

Come celebrate Hanukkah and Shabbat this Friday. Help us light our first ever “BCC Green hanukkiyah—A hanukkah menorah that burns […]