Category Archives: G’vanim Article

Robin Berkovitz and Laurie Newman Receive First Harriet Perl Tzedek Award

written on July 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

This year we introduced a new award, the Harriet Perl Tzedek Award, in memory of Harriet Perl, z’l, a BCC […]

Humanitarian Awards Brunch Brings Surprise Guests and Entertainment

written on July 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Some 300 BCC members, friends, and guests gathered at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel on Sunday, June 2, for our […]

Ray Eelsing Thanks BCC for his “Second Act” in Life

written on July 10, 2013 // 2 Comments

The recipient of this year’s Presidents’ Award (honoring outstanding BCC members for leadership and service to BCC and beyond) was Ray […]

David Codell, citing Justice Ginsburg: ”The National Conscience has been Awakened”

written on July 10, 2013 // 1 Comment

This year’s Rabbi Erwin and Agnes Herman Humanitarian Award was presented by Los Angeles Mayor-Elect Eric Garcetti to noted civil rights […]

Kevah classes

written on March 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

Coming soon to BCC: Pirkei Avot teaches us to make Torah study kevah, a set practice. Since September a group of young […]

G’vanim Interview: Marsha Epstein

written on March 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

As part of our occasional series of interviews or profiles of BCC members who volunteer their time to our community, […]

Passing on stories

written on March 4, 2013 // 0 Comments

During one of my first years in Los Angeles I encountered the term “Jewish goodbye” – mostly lovingly used to […]