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After Shul Special with Judith Margolis

written on November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Israeli-based American artist and essayist Judith Margolis, co-curator of the Women of the Book project will be doing a presentation […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4 – 36:43)

written on November 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this Torah portion, God tells Jacob to return home. Worried that his brother Esau will kill him, Jacob separates […]

WATCH: Journalist Peter Beinart Speaks with LA’s American Jewish Community

written on November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

Acclaimed journalist Peter Beinart spoke at Beth Chayim Chadashim last week, in a discussion titled ‘How Should the American Jews […]

Programs for Families and Kids: Our Next Events

written on November 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

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

Weekly Torah Portion: Vayeitze (Genesis 28:10−32:3)

written on November 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this Torah portion, Jacob has a dream with angels going up and down a ladder from earth to heaven. […]

Krystallnacht, Rabin Yahrzeit: Shabbat Chaye Sarah Nov. 6, 2015

written on November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Any idea who is speaking here: He said in an interview that he thought he had “made a difference to […]

All Havurot! Meet us at the Automobile Driving Museum

written on November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Automobile Driving Museum collection of over 130 vehicles is broad and diverse; it includes cars from the earliest days […]

Torah portion Toldot: Somebody else’s dream

written on November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards’ commentary on Torah portion Toldot was first published in the Jewish Journal on November 2015 I had the […]

Weekly Torah Portion: Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28:9)

written on November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this Torah portion, Rebekah and Isaac have twins, the smooth-skinned Jacob, who Rebekah favors, and the hairy Esau, who […]

Surveying Jews of Color

written on November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Judaism—it’s past, present, and future—is made up of Jews of color. And yet few studies have made the effort to […]