Howard's article, “Noah’s Curse: On the Eve of the Civil War, a Rabbi Declares Black Slavery Biblical” was published last week. His Kol Nidre talk was based on it.  Please read the article here.

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Friday evening pre-Shabbat dinners.  Members of the BJC coming to services are invited to Friday evening dinners organized by Justin. Each week we'll pick a restaurant on Thursday, notify everyone who is interested via text messaging, then meet at the selected location on Friday between 5:00 and 5:15 PM. If you are interested please email Justin ( your text-capable phone number and we'll build the list.

Upcoming Events

  • December 6, Rabbi Raachel Jurovics, "What is Jewish Renewal?"

  • December 18, Chanukkah Party, 7 p.m., at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

  • January 13, Rabbi Robin Damsky, "Judaism and Meditation"

  • February 10, Bruce Rogow, "Is the Constitution colorblind? Can we ever be colorblind?"

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The service that was to originate at Givens Estates on Friday, December, 16th has been postponed until the summer.

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Chevra BJC meets Wednesdays at 7:00.  If you would like to know more about it please contact Justin.
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Torah Study is studying Genesis. Our Torah study group is an opportunity to examine the Torah using both traditional and modern, even scientific sources. If you are interested, contact Howard.