Week of Events
In this splashy, special musical revue, BJ's K-3rd grade actors will shine on stage and help us celebrate a very happy Hanukkah. Each child will have speaking lines and singing parts, so this production is a great opportunity for actors at any level.
Whether you are in need of healing, praying for a loved one, or want to extend well wishes to the wider world, join Rabbi Shuli Passow and cellist Jessie Reagan Mann for a healing circle rooted in meditation and chanting.
In this class we will dive into Mussar, the ancient form of Jewish spirituality focusing on the development of middot, character traits, to attain personal and communal holiness.
Join Rabbi Rebecca Weintraub on Tuesday mornings as we explore Mishnah Brakhot: the first tractate of the six books of Mishnah and the beginning of our oral Torah.
Open up your soul to the nourishment and challenge of the Hassidic rabbis. Join Rabbi Felicia Sol as we study Netivot Shalom, Rabbi Shalom Noach Berezovsky, a 20th c. Slonimer Rebbe. Each class will stand alone, so new participants are always welcome. No prior knowledge is expected.
“Kadima” is the name of our Hebrew school program. Kadima@BJ will be held virtually from September-December.
Join Rabbi Roly Matalon to study and discuss the inspirational sources and suggestions in Rabbi Dov Singer’s book “Prepare My Prayer: Recipes to Awaken the Soul”.
Powered by Courage is a series featuring Palestinian civil society leaders Rabbis Matalon, Sol, and Passow met while traveling with Encounter in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. This will be in conversation with eight of our fellow Jewish leaders.
Centering around the building of community in 7th grade, students will feel more connected to the BJ community, the B’nai Mitzvah process, and their peers through this trimester program.
Wednesdays with Hadar- Unit 1 Tzedakah and the Other – The Jewish Approach to Giving and Supporting Those in Need with Rabbi Elie Kaunfer and Rabbi Avi Killip Giving money to support others is a core Jewish value. But what are the practical parameters of this mitzvah? To whom do we give? How much? How […]
Wednesdays with Hadar- Unit 2B How to Question Authority with Rabbi Avi Killip Is there a right way to question authority? Should I speak out on every issue or choose my battles? What role should shame and humiliation play? When can I leverage power-dynamics, and when should I just keep quiet? Together we will explore […]
Engage with short stories about the lives, struggles, and concerns of the Talmudic rabbis, and uncover deeper layers of our own selves. No knowledge of Hebrew is required.
We are so excited to launch our Thursday Electives for the fall!
Join BJ member Leah Silver for an evening of Babka baking! Mingle with fellow 20s and 30s as we prepare for Shabbat with this traditional Jewish sweet treat.
Every first Thursday of the month, this group will discuss a book written by an Israeli author, facilitated by BJ members Carole Balin and Jennifer Sylvor.
Bim Bam gives children under three a fun space to get ready for Shabbat through interactive songs, movement, and stories, while practicing traditions such as lighting candles, saying Kiddush, and giving tzedakah.
Join us in virtual community for the afternoon prayer service before we prepare to enter Shabbat.
Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, Shabbat services at BJ are like no other.
Passionately traditional, boldly innovative, and deeply spiritual, Shabbat services at BJ are like no other. Join us on Shabbat mornings for soul-stirring prayer, infused with melodies from across the Jewish world, brought to life by our extraordinary musicians, and deepened by the wisdom of our tradition, calling us to renew our commitment to building a […]
This Shabbat morning experience for children and their families (Birth-Age 7), incorporates spirited prayer and singing, and fun learning activities. Each session includes special learning component for both children and parents.
Join us for Family Havdalah the first Saturday of each month in front of the Sanctuary as we bid farewell to our sacred day and transition to a week of hope.