Volume 46, No. 4: March/April 2018

Volume 46, No. 4
March/April 2018
Adar/Nisan/Iyar 5778
BCC’s updated Calendar of Events

Rabbi’s Column: Preparing to Say Goodbye to Rabbi Heather Miller
Rabbi Lisa Edwards offers her thoughts on sadly preparing for Rabbi Heather’s departure in June and on the Torah she has shared with BCC for the past six years in accordance with the midrash on the revelation at Sinai. Read here

Cantor’s Column: In the “Spotlight” with the American Conference of Cantors
Cantor Juval Porat is featured in the “Spotlight” section with the American Conference of Cantors, along with an accompanying interview. Watch the video interview and read the article

BCC in Transition: Thoughts from our President and Interim Executive Director
BCC President Richard Lesse and interim Executive Director Elissa Barrett offer their thoughts on the transitions now underway as we prepare to search for new rabbinic leadership and new executive and educational directors, and on the committees being formed and membership meetings to be held. Read the article

BCC Happenings: Vision Awards Brunch, Pesach, and Purim
We are excited that the annual awards brunch, now called the “vision awards,” will be held on June 3 at the Skirball. Read about our four amazing honorees.
The second-night Seder is returning to BCC this year, and we offer a post-Passover challah baking class. Enjoy some photos from our Totally 80s Purim celebration. Read more

The World Congress of GLBT Jews
BCC Member Jonathan Falk reflects on his 25 years of service as Secretary of the World Congress of GLBT Jews: Keshet Ga’avah, and encourages BCC members to volunteer with the World Congress and attend the upcoming conference in Rome. Read more

BCC Groups and Member News
Read about BCC’s new Anti-Racism Project and the ways you can become involved. Our very active BCC Tzedakah Council tackles the challenges of homelessness. Also read about the Women’s Havurah game day and upcoming meetings of our Books and Bagels group and our Life Transitions support group. Kvell over some good news and accomplishments by some of our members. Read here

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