Week of Events
Join BJ members Betsy Diamant-Cohen and Stuart Cohen as they tell their stories about their time in the Soviet Union, where they came into contact with both Jewish refuseniks (Russian citizens who were denied permission to emigrate to Israel) and the KGB.
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.
Important planning decisions can create conflict with loved ones but conflict resolution methods can help smooth the way. Join BJ member Marcy Einhorn in exploring these different methods.
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.
Hungry for a little connection? Following Arvit, join Stephen Friedgood, who worked in a bakery for years, for a lesson in baking babka.
Join us in partnership with Hadar and the Rising Song Institute as we sing along virtually with Joey Weisenberg and the Hadar Ensemble!
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.
In this session, BJ member Dr. Taylor Jones will give a gentle introduction to Jewish languages, from Hebrew to Yiddish, Ladino, and others. We will talk about the history and development of Jewish languages, and about common misconceptions about them.
We are so excited to launch our Thursday Electives for the fall!
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.
Shaharit (our morning minyan service) is currently being held via Zoom. Develop a daily Jewish practice, meet new people in an intimate setting, and help us make a minyan so our members can say kaddish for their loved ones.
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. 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 in virtual community for arvit (the evening service), as we maintain a collective spiritual practice while supporting all those in our midst who are saying Kaddish. This will be followed by Havdalah.
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.