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Weekly Torah Portion: Naso (Numbers 4:21-7:89)

written on May 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

God describes the service of the Gershon family of Levites. The laws relating to the suspected adulteress and the nazirite […]

June 12: Pride Shabbat Service!

written on May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

This year’s Pride Shabbat Service – BCC’s other “High Holy Day” – will feature special music, prayer, and visuals for […]

An Episode of ‘Transparent’ – Every Friday after Shabbat Services!

written on May 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

Just added! Counting down to the BCC Awards Brunch with one episode of Transparent every week. Between May 22 to […]

Counting the Omer: Day 49 (May 23, 2015) — Today is the Very Last Day of the Omer

written on May 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Jay Jacobs n counting the Omer, this is the week of MALCHUT — the present moment, this world. This […]

Counting the Omer: Day 48 (May 22, 2015) — Yesod of Malchut / Foundation within Kingdom

written on May 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Tara Rose Background The counting of the Omer uses the tree of life, the system of divine energies (of […]

Counting the Omer: Day 47 (May 21, 2015) — There’s No Growth Without Failure

written on May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Yanir Dekel Today is day 47 of the Omer count, where we look at the value of Hod B’Tokh […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)

written on May 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this Torah portion, God tells Moses to conduct a census of all the Israelite males over the age of […]

Being LGBT and Minority in LA

written on May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Anti-Defamation League and Wilshire Boulevard Temple will present “Coming Out to Your Jewish/Black/Asian/Latino Community: Being LGBT and a Minority […]

Counting the Omer: Day 46 (May 20, 2015) — Who knows where the time goes?

written on May 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards Today is forty-six days, making six weeks and four days of the Omer. According to midrash […]

Counting the Omer: Day 45 (May 19, 2015) — Beauty in Sovereignty

written on May 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Leah Zimmerman Tiferet of Malchut: Beauty in Sovereignty At this moment, I sit as myself and write to you.  […]