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Of Compromise, Negotiation, Cooperation: Mattot — Mas’ei, August 5, 2016 / 2 Av 5776

written on August 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards Last night at a Ritual Committee meeting we asked some micro questions — who will set […]

Parashat Pinchas: Ilene Cohen’s 70th Birthday Drash — July 29, 2016

written on August 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Ten years ago, I celebrated my 60th birthday at BCC with a “coming of wisdom” ceremony. So now the obvious […]

“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 […]

Unity and Liberty: A Drash on B’chukotai — June 3, 2016

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by Elissa Barrett & Josh Gershick “The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.” This aphorism is often attributed to Thomas […]

“Who is hungry?” – Parashat Behar, May 27, 2016

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By Davi Cheng This might seem like an off the wall question: Is there anyone here who is hungry right […]

“The Tongue Reaches Out for Apples” Shabbat April 29, 2016 — Last Day of Pesach 5776

written on May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here we are as the week of Passover draws to a close, and the sweet new memories of seders and […]

Jewish Healing

written on April 23, 2016 // 0 Comments

The year 1989. On a global scale it was a memorable year. It was the year that the Berlin Wall […]

Shabbat April Fools 2016/5776

written on April 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hear or see any good April Fools jokes today? The Washington Post recalled in an article yesterday about April Fools Day, […]

On God and Godzilla // Shabbat Tzav, March 25, 2016

written on March 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

Welcome to you, dear members of BCC. Welcome to you who are visiting for the first time. And those of […]

Tent of Meeting / Drash on Torah Portion Pekudei — March 11, 2016

written on March 14, 2016 // 0 Comments

Leigh Grode As a child my first sense of home was Upstate New York at our Family Country House, we […]