Category Archives: Press

Los Angeles Camp Shalom: LGBT Family Retreat

written on April 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

Last year, Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz covered our LGBT Family Retreat at Camp Shalom. Here’s a translation of an extract of the […]

Torah portion: Blessings in Disguise

written on February 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

In this week’s Jewish Journal, Rabbi Lisa published a Purim-related Torah essay that also connected to this week’s Torah portion, Tetzaveh. Read […]

Klezmatics turn Woody Guthrie’s Hanukkah lyrics into songs

written on December 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

BCC’s cantor in previous years, Lorin Sklamberg, was interviewed by the San Francisco Gate, and BCC is mentioned in the article. […]

BCC in “Moving and shaking”

written on November 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

The LA premiere of “Triangles: Witnesses of the Holocaust” on Nov. 9 at BCC was covered by the Jewish Journal this […]

Torah portion: Lingering hopes

written on November 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards provides the Torah commentary for Chayei Sarah in this week’s Jewish Journal. Read it here: Parashat Chayei […]

High Holy Days 5775: Jewish community shares life advice

written on October 2, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards and BCC member Stephen Sass are among thoughtful people in the Jewish community whose words are worth […]

Jason Collins and Many Others Honored at City Hall’s LGBT Heritage Month Kick-Off Friday

written on May 30, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa is mentioned in this week’s Frontiers in LA magazine, as one of City Hall’s LGBT Heritage Month honorees. Ceremony […]

Rabbi Lisa in the Jewish Journal: “Not everyone, not yet”

written on April 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Jewish Journal published this weekend Rabbi Lisa Edwards’ commentary on this week’s torah portion. Read it here: “Times have […]

Film Club: A Jihad for Love

written on March 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 12, right after Havdalah at 7:00 pm, BCC’s Film Club will screen A Jihad for Love – a 2007 documentary […]

BCC Member Mark Levine Runs for Congress!

written on March 4, 2014 // 1 Comment

Mark Levine was an active member of BCC in the 1990s, teaching classes, participating in BCC’s leadership and helping to […]