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Shakespeare & Science

written on November 5, 2018 // 2 Comments

An out of the ordinary offering during Thanksgiving week Tuesday November 20, 7pm at BCC (instead of Torah study) Rabbi […]

Post Pittsburgh, Pre-midterm Elections: Parashat Chaye Sarah (November 2, 2018)

written on November 5, 2018 // 0 Comments

I found out about the killing at the Pittsburgh synagogue last Shabbat shortly after it hit the news. A Christian […]

Knower of Secrets/Lover of Diversity

written on October 29, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards, BCC Shabbat Vayera  5779 October 26, 2018 [note: offered the night before the killings at Tree of […]

“The Homeless and the House of New Life”

written on October 25, 2018 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards Yom Kippur AM drash 2018 5779 “Welcome to the neighborhood,” Tracy said to the family she encountered […]

BCC Transitional Siddur (Prayerbook)

written on October 7, 2018 // 1 Comment

Download the BCC Siddur to keep in your phones, ipads or to have it handy on your personal computer! Download […]

Intimate voices – Music of Jewish Spirit

written on October 1, 2018 // 0 Comments

Cantors Concert: Intimate Voices, Music of Jewish Spirit Saturday, December 8 7 pm Lavish Hors d’Oeuvres, Desserts and Festive Beverages! […]

One Community, Many Stories: Identity

written on October 1, 2018 // 1 Comment

Featuring  theatre dybbuk December 2nd, 4pm-6pm The Hanukkah story speaks of both strife and triumph, showing us how a group […]

Rosh Hashanah 5779: Morning Drash

written on September 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

The song writer Hugh Prestwood1 wrote a song in the late 1970s that Judy Collins recorded. Entitled Dorothy, it is […]

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5779 Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards – September 10, 2018

written on September 17, 2018 // 0 Comments

“A statement which will appear in newspapers soon…has been signed by over 100 rabbis, temple presidents, and Jewish civic and […]

Yom Kippur With BCC

written on September 12, 2018 // 0 Comments

Yom Kippur, also known as the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Its central […]