Category Archives: G’vanim Article

Life as if Everything is a Miracle

written on November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Heather Miller Albert Einstein once said, “There are two ways to live: You can live as if nothing […]

Renee Lamkay’s Conversation with G-d

written on July 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Lois Singer On July 1, we were saddened to learn of the passing of Renee Lamkay, BCC member for […]

Bruce Maxwell: “A Code to Live By”

written on July 21, 2015 // 1 Comment

Below are excerpts from remarks by Presidents Award honoree Bruce Maxwell on June 28. The award was presented by Yuval […]

The Awards Brunch, Behind the Scenes

written on July 20, 2015 // 1 Comment

by Lauren Schlau, BCC President Today I stand before you on the shoulders of 21 special people, BCC past presidents, […]

Creating Sacred Space

written on March 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cantor Juval Porat’s G’vanim Column, March 2015 I’ve been contemplating sacredness recently, its elusiveness and whether there’s some sort of […]

Queer Jewish Clergy Retreat Offers New Spiritual Insights

written on January 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Cantor Juval Porat attended Nehirim’s first LGBTQI Jewish clergy retreat in December 2014, and shared his experience in his Cantor’s […]

Ashira Weinreich Becomes Bat Mitzvah

written on November 6, 2014 // 1 Comment

Ashira Weinreich, daughter of Rebecca and Tara Rose Weinreich, became a bat mitzvah on Saturday, October 11, 2014. Larry Nathenson […]

An Interview with Ruth Geffner

written on May 20, 2014 // 1 Comment

Get to know our new Executive Director, Ruth Geffner. Larry Nathenson interviewed her for G’vanim. First, welcome to BCC. We are […]

BCC Bikur Cholim: Volunteer Sign up

written on May 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Bikkur Cholim Volunteer form can be found here. Please fill this out andreturn it to the office. At BCC, […]

BCC Returns to Omni Hotel for Annual Awards Brunch Honoring Brad Sears, Felicia Park-Rogers, Elissa Barrett and Zsa Zsa Gershick

written on March 18, 2014 // 0 Comments

BCC’s annual Humanitarian Awards Brunch is always a highlight of our year. We return this year to the Omni Hotel in Downtown […]