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Parshat Ki Tavo- August 23, 2013 : Antoinette Tuff – Ruach Chayim

written on August 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards She’s a lot of people’s new hero — including mine — Antoinette Tuff — T-u-f-f — do […]

Drash: On the Shma 5773/Parashat Va’ethanan [July 19, 2013]

written on July 19, 2013 // 1 Comment

By Ilene Cohen Many of you may associate me with my Jewish ventriloquist puppet, Hershel, and I have been asked […]

Parshat Pinchas/end of DOMA, Prop. 8- June 28, 2013 : “Stepping Up for Justice”

written on July 1, 2013 // 1 Comment

And the counting continues…13 states YES — only 37 to go! 13?  YES!! This afternoon the Ninth Circuit Court of […]

BALAK, THE MOVIE

written on June 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Bracha Yael Balak, this week’s parashah would make a fabulous movie. It’s got it all, tragedy, comedy, a talking […]

Pride 2013 Drash: And the Earth Opened Its Mouth: Queer Meditations on Pride and Humility in 2013

written on June 12, 2013 // 2 Comments

By: Rabbi Dror Chankin-Gould Parashat Korach. Numbers. Chapter 16. Verse 1. Now Coldness, son of Hatred, son of Discrimination, son […]

The Heart of the Omer – Lev b’omer, 5773, Parashat Emor [Ruach Chayim, BCC April 26, 2013]

written on April 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards New Zealand France Rhode Island What list am I compiling here? Yep == the most recent […]

DRASH: Parashat Acharei Mot/ Kedoshim [ April 19, 2013 ]

written on April 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Rabbi Heather Miller Tonight, we here at BCC, are partaking in an event coordinated by Clergy and Laity United […]

Got Skim Milk? – Shabbat Pesach 5773, BCC [ March 29, 2013]

written on March 30, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards Skim milk used to be my drink of choice (not even just my milk of choice, […]

Life out of context – Shabbat Hagadol 5773/Parashat Tzav [ March 22, 2013 ]

written on March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards As many of you know, I am not only just back from a 3 month sabbatical, […]

Vayakhel

written on March 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

By Rachel Adler All of us recognize this sanctuary as sacred space. In it are objects full of meaning to […]