EVENTS

LECTURES & BOOK TALKS, CLASSES & MULTI-WEEK COURSES

THE LONGEST HATRED: ANTISEMITISM THEN & NOW

Special Event

THE LONGEST HATRED: ANTISEMITISM THEN & NOW

Poway. Pittsburgh. Paris. These three cities are just a few of the places where recent attacks reveal escalating…
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

FEAST: AN ARTISANAL SHABBAT EXPERIENCE

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FEAST: AN ARTISANAL SHABBAT EXPERIENCE

Feast is a series of Friday night gourmet meals that highlight the Jewish traditions of food, wine, learning,…
FOODIE EVENTS

MEGA CHALLAH BAKE

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MEGA CHALLAH BAKE

Learn everything you “Knead” to know and braid delicious Challahs to adorn your Shabbat Table.
CLASSES & MULTI-WEEK COURSES

A LIFE OF MEANING: THE SACRED PATH OF REFORM JUDAISM

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A LIFE OF MEANING: THE SACRED PATH OF REFORM JUDAISM

Over seven sessions, we will explore the history, theology and religious practice of Reform Judaism as well as…
COMMUNITY GATHERINGS, CLASSES & MULTI-WEEK COURSES

KAVANAH YOGA HAVDALAH

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KAVANAH YOGA HAVDALAH

Join Senior Yoga Instructor David Moreno and Rabbi Jennie Chabon for a contemplative and playful participatory evening of…
MOVIES

SCHOOL TIES

Film

SCHOOL TIES

Set in the late 1950s, this family-friendly drama stars Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, and Chris O’Donnell.…
ART & MUSIC

ART EXHIBITION: ABRA K’DABRA

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ART EXHIBITION: ABRA K’DABRA

Abra k’Dabra—I will Create as I Speak: A Meditation on the Hebrew Aleph-Bet will feature works by various…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

ISRAELI ELECTIONS: DEJÀ VU?

Special Event

ISRAELI ELECTIONS: DEJÀ VU?

Prof. Eran Kaplan of San Francisco State University will provide an insightful look at Israel’s political landscape.
MOVIES

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

Film

HEADING HOME: THE TALE OF TEAM ISRAEL

Just in time for the World Series comes this crowd-cheering film. After years of defeat, Israel’s national baseball…
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

MUSICAL SHABBAT SERVICE & SALMON IN THE SUKKAH

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MUSICAL SHABBAT SERVICE & SALMON IN THE SUKKAH

Capture the spirit of Sukkot with musical tunes led by Isaac Zones woven into our family-friendly Shabbat service.…
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

BEER TASTING IN THE SUKKAH

Special Event

BEER TASTING IN THE SUKKAH

Back by popular demand! The BCC Brotherhood presents an evening of beer tasting, delicious appetizers and hanging out...
MOVIES

WOULD I LIE TO YOU

Film

WOULD I LIE TO YOU

When 30-something Eddie discovers that a wealthy fabric dealer has hired him because he thinks he is a…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

ISRAEL & THE WORLD: ECONOMICS & POLITICS

Special Event

ISRAEL & THE WORLD: ECONOMICS & POLITICS

Israeli Consul General to the Pacific Northwest Shlomi Kofman will present an overview of Israel’s position in the…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGE TO JEWISH IDENTITY: LOYALTY, TRIBALISM, AND RELIGION

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NAVIGATING THE CHALLENGE TO JEWISH IDENTITY: LOYALTY, TRIBALISM, AND RELIGION

Beth Chaim Congregation brings renowned Jewish thinkers into our community to engage particular challenges modernity poses to the…
MOVIES

THE BEST OF MEN

Film

THE BEST OF MEN

Britain, 1944. Dr. Ludwig Guttmann, a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, is assigned to the spinal unit of…
FOODIE EVENTS, COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

THE JACK AND BARBARA DECKER BCC OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT

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THE JACK AND BARBARA DECKER BCC OPEN GOLF TOURNAMENT

Beth Chaim Congregation’s annual golf tournament is sure to continue the tradition of offering a great day of…
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

REMEMBERING THE LESSONS OF KRISTALLNACHT

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REMEMBERING THE LESSONS OF KRISTALLNACHT

Award-winning journalist Marc Weitzmann’s latest book, HATE: The Rising Tide of anti-Semitism in France (and what it means…
COMMUNITY GATHERINGS

HEBREW FREE LOAN BUSINESS CIRCLE AFTER-HOURS MIXER

Special Event

HEBREW FREE LOAN BUSINESS CIRCLE AFTER-HOURS MIXER

Join us for Hebrew Free Loan Business Circle's first after-hours mixer in Contra Costa County!
LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

THE CHALLENGE OF PLURALISM: HOW DOES A MINORITY SURVIVE?

Special Event

THE CHALLENGE OF PLURALISM: HOW DOES A MINORITY SURVIVE?

Beth Chaim Congregation brings renowned Jewish thinkers into our community to engage particular challenges modernity poses to the…
ART & MUSIC, LECTURES & BOOK TALKS

LIBRARY SHABBAT WITH CANTOR BARBARA OSTFELD

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LIBRARY SHABBAT WITH CANTOR BARBARA OSTFELD

In her memoir, Cantor Ostfeld, the first ordained woman cantor in Jewish history, describes herself as having been…
MOVIES, FOODIE EVENTS

THE RABBI GOES WEST

Special Event

THE RABBI GOES WEST

A breathtaking inside look into the complex and fascinating lives of Rabbi Chaim and Chavie Bruk, directors of…