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BCC’s #RainbowMenorah Action Party

written on November 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Hanukkah = Pride + Freedom! Maccabees stood strong in their Jewish identity, and we stand proud as free LGBTQ Jews. […]

Remembering Them As They Lived: Parashat Va’era, November 3, 2017

written on November 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller Who was Sarah the matriarch? Does the story where Sarah fixes a meal for the three […]

“It Was My Turn to Go Next:” Kol Nidre 5778/2017 Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards

written on November 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

I read recently that in times of stress and uncertainty, our brains may take us back to things that helped […]

On Using Lions When Dogs Will Do: A Sermon for Sukkot Shabbat

written on October 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller “Are you sure you’ve never shot a gun before?” He said to me. “Just Nintendo Duck […]

Our Dark and Radiant Land: The Mystery of One Jewish Family’s Ties to Poland

written on October 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Helena Lipstadt will read from her book-in-progress: Our Dark and Radiant Land Friday, October 20, 2017 After Shabbat Services (approximately […]

Outside the Box: A Live Show About Death

written on October 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Written and Performed by Liz Rothschild Produced by Rabbi Lisa Edwards and Tracy Moore October 29, 2017 ~ 7:00 pm […]

Heeding the Sacred Call: Yom Kippur 5778 (2017) Drash

written on October 2, 2017 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller I attended a funeral last week for a security guard who served Temple Israel of Hollywood, […]

Yom Kippur With BCC

written on September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central […]

“Beyond the Pale:” 1st Day Rosh Hashanah 2017/5778 Sermon

written on September 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

In 2015 — you know, back in the good old days…when marriage equality became the law of the land…someone said […]

Building Sacred Community: Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778

written on September 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

By Rabbi Heather Miller A Story: Rabbi Kushner was once asked to give a tour of his congregation’s buildings to […]

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