Volume 46, No. 6: July/August 2018

Volume 46, No. 6
July/August 2018
Tammuz/Av/Elul 5778
BCC’s updated Calendar of Events

Into Action
Interim Executive Director Elissa Barrett offers her thoughts on BCC’s role in troubled times and invites us to get into action.
Read the article

President’s Message: The Times they are a Changing
BCC President Richard Lesse shares news and information about the exciting new changes at BCC and invites us to attend BCC’s Congregational Meeting on July 29th. Read here

BCC Vision Awards: Retrospective 
This year’s annual brunch was a great success. Read all about it and enjoy some photos from the event.

2018 Vision Awards: The Speeches
Read the inspiring acceptance speeches by Elizabeth Savage and by Maggie Anton and Parkhurst. Click here to read

Cantor’s Column: Finding Community 
How are you? Is it a casual greeting or a serious question? Cantor Juval Porat offers some insights about finding community in our culture of casual contact, about Life Transitions Group and May 13’s concert with Cantor Rebekah Mirsky. Read more

Jewish Learning and Summer Reading
Rabbi Rachel Adler’s recent course on the miracle-working prophets and what Books & Bagels is up to this summer. Read here

From the Editor: Wedding Cakes and Greek Jews
G’vanim editor Larry Nathenson offers offers a summary of the Supreme Court decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop, and shares his thoughts on what he learned about the Jews of Greece during his recent travel there. Read the article

Navigating Facebook: How to Keep in Touch with Community & Not Lose your Mind. Digital Guru Yanir Dekel offers tips on how to manage your FB account to support your life and enhance your sense of community. Read more


Cover photo: Tracy Moore, Congressmember Karen Bass, and Rabbi Lisa Edwards (photo: Debrah LeMattre)

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