Week of Events
Join your grade for an empowering year of cohort learning through monthly sessions featuring subjects chosen by Teen Representatives from each grade cohort; such as Israel, Anti-Semitism, Race, Holocaust education, and what it means to be a Jew today.
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.
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.
Calling all BJ High School Seniors and BJ College Students! You are invited to a special panel where BJ College Students and High School Seniors can chat about what is to come in the next few years.
Come join other BJ members in learning Ivrit (Hebrew) live and online. Our Hebrew course provides a comprehensive Hebrew-learning experience focusing on the skills needed for conversation. Whether you are a beginner or an intermediate student, we have a class for you!
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.
Join us in virtual community for the afternoon prayer service before we prepare to enter Shabbat.
Transition out of the work week, and settle into a Shabbat heart and mindset, with music, chanting and mindfulness meditation, led by Rabbi Shuli Passow and Cantor David Mintz.
Join BJ Music Director Dan Nadel, vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli, and saxophonist John Ellis for a beautiful evening of music spanning folk, jazz, and representing some all-time favorites.
Join fellow 20s and 30s for a series exploring the intersection of Social Justice and Art. Each session stands alone so you are invited to join us for some or all of them.