Calling All Families: Join Us for Purim Palooza on March 9!

Families with children and teens ages 0-18 are invited to join us for a special PurimPalooza program on Saturday, March 9 hosted by our Ohr Chayim Religious School. Whether or not anyone in the family is currently enrolled in Ohr Chayim, all are welcome!

Join us 10:00 am to 12:30 pm for an exciting day of Purim fun, including…

• Competing in the costume contest!
• Baking hamentashen with Tara and Ashira!
• Making masks and groggers with Ms. Purple and Rae!
• Playing Purim games with Tal!
• Text study for parents and teens with Cantor Juval! (starting at 10:30 am)
• Baby Kibbutz singalong with Cantor Juval! (starting at 11:30 am)
• And helping us finish the silliest Purim story ever with the Mad Lib Megillah!

Contact Rae Antonoff Portnoy, Director of Education, to RSVP or if you have any questions – we can’t wait to see you there!

Graphic by Davi Cheng

Purim @ BCC
The Wizard of BCC ~ “There’s no place like home”
Wednesday March 20th
Doors Open 6:30pm ~ Purim Spiel 7pm ~ Megillah Reading 8pm

Celebrate Pesach with your BCC Community

Join us for BCC’s Second Night Seder, featuring a beautiful catered meal — gluten free and vegan options included. This is a special time for LGBTQIA people, our families and allies to break matzoh together, enjoy wine or juice, make Hillel sandwiches, and share stories of our redemption as we feast to celebrate our freedom.
Oh, and we will SING! SING! SING!

Saturday April 20, 2019

Doors open at 5:30 pm, Seder starts at 6:00 pm
Enjoy a lovely catered kosher-style seder meal, which includes options for meat lovers, vegetarians, vegans and gluten free folks. Food will be served buffet style and will include:
Maztoh ball soup (vegetarian)
Gluten free gefilte fish with horseradish
Matzoh kugel
Chopped liver
Roasted kosher chicken
Eggplant casserole
French green beans with sliced almonds
Red roasted potatoes with rosemary and garlic
Quinoa with grilled vegetables
Mixed greens salad
Selection of desserts
And more!!!!

Tickets are required:
BCC Adult Members 18+: $54.00
Children 13-17: $36.00
Children under 13: $18.00
Non-members 18+: $72.00
Kosher meal options: $60.00 in addition to a regular ticket

Tickets may be purchased online at

Everyone Welcome: Become a Seder Sponsor and make it possible for everyone who wishes to attend the Seder.
Need a sponsored ticket? Email Jonathan or call (323) 931-7023 ext. 203.

Community Yom HaShoah Observance, April 28

The LA Jewish community will join together on Sunday, April 28, to observe Yom HaShoah in Pan Pacific Park, adjacent to the LA Holocaust Museum. The Jewish Federation is encouraging people to RSVP in order to help track the number of attendees (and ensure they have enough chairs), but a ticket is not required for entry and they will not be turning people away.

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