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Transgender: Resources Page

written on November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

This page is a collection of  information and resources about the transgender community from the archives of Beth Chayim Chadashim […]

“Build my house of love:” Kol Nidre 2018/5779

written on November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards When my brother and I were kids in suburban Chicago, we had a playground in the backyard […]

BCC’s Shabbat Services, November 2018

written on November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

“Contemplating Jewish Time” Friday, November 9, at 8pm Service leaders: Cantor Juval Porat & Rabbi Lisa Edwards with special guests: […]

Shakespeare & Science

written on November 5, 2018 // 2 Comments

An out of the ordinary offering during Thanksgiving week Tuesday November 20, 7pm at BCC (instead of Torah study) Rabbi […]

Post Pittsburgh, Pre-midterm Elections: Parashat Chaye Sarah (November 2, 2018)

written on November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

I found out about the killing at the Pittsburgh synagogue last Shabbat shortly after it hit the news. A Christian […]

Knower of Secrets/Lover of Diversity

written on October 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards, BCC Shabbat Vayera  5779 October 26, 2018 [note: offered the night before the killings at Tree of […]

“The Homeless and the House of New Life”

written on October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards Yom Kippur AM drash 2018 5779 “Welcome to the neighborhood,” Tracy said to the family she encountered […]

BCC Transitional Siddur (Prayerbook)

written on October 7, 2018 // 1 Comment

Download the BCC Siddur to keep in your phones, ipads or to have it handy on your personal computer! Download […]

Intimate voices – Music of (Jewish) Spirit

written on October 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cantors’ Concert Saturday, December 8, 8:00 pm Jump To: Tickets | Performers Cantor Juval Porat is joined by some of […]

One Community, Many Stories: Identity

written on October 1, 2018 // 1 Comment

Featuring  theatre dybbuk December 2nd, 4pm-6pm The Hanukkah story speaks of both strife and triumph, showing us how a group […]