Weekend Activities at BCC


Our warm and welcoming Shabbat service, Wisdom of our Sages torah study and Morning Minyan are just part of the Jewish activities, with LGBT flavor, that we plan for you this weekend at BCC.

As a part of strengthening the connection to our wonderful heritage and keeping the bond within the Jewish-LGBT community members, BCC offers social, educational, and volunteer programs for members and non-members alike. It’s a great opportunity to feel the warm embrace of your people and their history.

Here’s a list of what we offer this weekend:

Study the Wisdom of Our Sages. Thursday, May 16 at 7:30pm. During the six weeks between Pesach and Shavuot, Jews everywhere study Pirkei Avot (Wisdom of our Sages), a common-sense guide to being a mentsch. During each class a Kevah Teaching Fellow will lead an in depth discussion of a chapter of Pirkei Avot. This week’s Kevah Fellow is Kadin Henningsen. Future Dates: 5/23  Read more

Shabbat Service Live. Friday, May 17 at 8pm. Join Cantor Juval Porat & a service leader Kadin Hennigsen, for singing and prayers as we welcome Shabbat. Services end at approximately 9:15pm, followed by refreshments. New friends are welcome! Shabbat Services at 8pm will be live streamed, so you can watch it from wherever you are in this link

Shabbat Morning Service with Vegetarian Potluck. Saturday, May 18, at 10am.  Join us for traditional style Shabbat morning services infused with BCC’s informal, welcoming spirit and the warmth of community. Rousing melodies, Torah reading, and insightful discussion of the week’s Torah portion. Learners welcome. An English transliteration of the service is available so everyone can participate easily. Kiddush and vegetarian potluck always follows the service.

Volunteer to Prepare Food for the Hungry. Sunday, May 19 at 7:45am to help cook & 11:30am to help deliver meals. “Project Chicken Soup” Contact Cathryn at PCS email or  (310) 836-5402 to volunteer. Read more




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