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BCC Movie and Popcorn Chat

written on January 21, 2019 // 0 Comments

Sat, Jan 26, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm For January, we will be watching “Kumu Hina”. Imagine a world where a […]

Rabbi Lisa’s Prayer for Our Country: January 2019

written on January 14, 2019 // 0 Comments

We enter a new year, a new Congress, On our home fronts Our teachers call for proper treatment For them, […]

Coffee Corner

written on December 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Don’t be despresso! It’s never too latte to percolate at our new Coffee corner, featuring an assortment of milks (soon […]

Press: Beth Chayim Chadashim on BuzzFeed News

written on December 11, 2018 // 0 Comments

“Meet The World’s First LGBTQ Synagogue” with pictures by Morgan Lieberman follows BCC for a year and includes photos from […]

BCC’s Shabbat Services, December 2018

written on December 4, 2018 // 0 Comments

Shabbat Hanukkah Friday, December 7, at 7:45pm Please join Rabbi Lisa and Cantor Juval at 7:45pm as they lead the […]

‘here I am. Please see me. I am real. I exist.’

written on November 30, 2018 // 0 Comments

By Fae Shakara For those of you who don’t know me I’m Fae and I use they/them pronouns. If you […]


written on November 21, 2018 // 0 Comments

Hanukkah 2018 begins Sunday night, December 2, 2018 and continues through Monday, December 10, 2018 Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, […]

Calling all Electric Cars! Friday, December 7, 4:00-5:00 pm

written on November 14, 2018 // 1 Comment

BCC has been selected by Interfaith Power & Light (IPL), a non-profit dedicated to sustainable religious institutions, to host a […]

Transgender: Resources Page

written on November 9, 2018 // 0 Comments

This page is a collection of  information and resources about the transgender community from the archives of Beth Chayim Chadashim […]

“Build my house of love:” Kol Nidre 2018/5779

written on November 6, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards When my brother and I were kids in suburban Chicago, we had a playground in the backyard […]