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JQ International and Beth Chayim Chadashim come together for their first ever VEGAN SHABBAT!

written on July 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

BCC will be hosting the dinner starting at 6:30PM. A lovely vegan meal will be served with services starting at […]

BCC Clergy on LGBT Religion Archives Network

written on July 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Beth Chayim Chadashim’s clergy is now on the Worlds’s LGBT Religion Archives Network. The LGBT Religious Archives Network (LGBT-RAN) is […]

“How do we stand?” – Parashat Korach, July 8, 2016/ 3 Tamuz 5776

written on July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

All week this week (for the last couple of weeks really), I’ve been watching our beautiful building fill with …what […]

My Journey to Judaism and BCC

written on July 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

James Sutherland (Adapted from remarks delivered at Brandeis Bardin Institute on May 18, 2016, to rabbinic students at HUC and […]

Reflections on Pride Weekend and Orlando

written on July 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Juval Porat As our annual Pride parade and celebration dawned this year, our lives were disrupted by a tragic […]

Book Club: The Septembers of Shiraz

written on July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

On Sunday, July 24, 2016 at 11:30am*, our Book Club meets to discuss The Septembers of Shiraz, by Dalia Sofer Buy […]

Tisha b’Av Observance at BCC: Saturday, August 13 at 7pm

written on July 6, 2016 // 0 Comments

The saddest day on the Jewish calendar is Tisha b’Av, on which the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is […]

Tzedakah for Pulse Victims Fund

written on June 30, 2016 // 0 Comments

The BCC Tzedakah Council is authorizing $250, the maximum funds available to us at this time, to provide support to […]

Fear, faith and moral courage: Parashat Shelach Lecha

written on June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Shelach Lecha is a turning point in the Israelites’ story. Only a year out of Egypt, the Israelites make their […]

BCC Partners with OUTFEST Los Angeles to Screen “Blush”

written on June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

BCC is partnering again with OUTFEST Los Angeles to screen a film, “Blush,” in this year’s festival! To purchase tickets, […]