Beth Chaverim, Ashburn VA

Beth Chaverim, Ashburn VA

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A photo with Rev. Tracey Lyons at Mt. Zion UMC after"A Race Relations and Reconciliation Service" where the Honorable Judge Roger Gregory was guest speaker.
A photo with Rev. Tracey Lyons at Mt. Zion UMC, after attending "A Race Relations and Reconciliation Service" where Judge Gregory of the US Court Appeals for the Fourth Circuit was the guest speaker. Sunday, Feb 3.
Biking in Tel Aviv- Yaffo. We arrive at the casbah, an artist colony where the Ilana Goor Museum and lot's of galleries are located. Sonja stands by a suspended metal seed from which grows an orange tree. Two interpretations: 1) the current generation is too disconnected from its roots; 2) we carry our roots within us.
Thank you everyone for your wonderful birthday wishes and emoji!!
Wonderful music Shabbat with our congregation musicians
I was reading about the new tax changes - evidently, for many of us, giving today would be a good idea. Donate today!
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Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation is a vibrant, community-centered Reform Jewish congregation in Ashburn, Virginia. Beth Chaverim means “House of Friends” in Hebrew.

And that is what you will find at Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation. We are a welcoming community, connecting with one another and centuries of Jewish tradition. We are filled with energy, warmth and spiritual meaning. We celebrate our diversity – we are young families, seniors, singles, teens, empty nesters, interfaith families, same s*x couples, Jews by birth and Jews by choice. We are more than

Operating as usual

07/09/2021

Join members of BCRC and find more information at NoFearRally.org.

Join members of BCRC and find more information at NoFearRally.org.

Photos from Beth Chaverim, Ashburn VA's post 06/23/2021

Rabbi Amy joined by Lisa Kimball, YaTonya Abdullah, Attorney General Mark Herring, Congresswomen Jennifer Wexton, and Delegates Suhas Subramanyam and David Reid - at Loudoun County's Juneteeth Celebration!!

06/23/2021

Only 8 tickets left!! Please check your emails for the Evite.

Only 8 tickets left!! Please check your emails for the Evite.

#ActAgainstAntisemitism 05/27/2021

#ActAgainstAntisemitism

In the recent weeks there has been a surge of antisemitic incidents in the United States and world-wide. The Jewish Federations of Northern America (JFNA), with sponsorship from several other leading Jewish institutions, is hosting a
Day of Action Against Antisemitism with an Online Rally,
today, May 27th, at 4pm.

Join to learn tools to speak out against Antisemitism and show your solidarity by signing up using the link below.

Our Sage Hillel taught: If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am only for myself, what am I? If not now, when?
Speak up! Act now! Take a Stand!

Partnering organizations: Anti-Defamation League, American Jewish Committee, Hadassah, Orthodox Union, Reconstructing Judaism, Union for Reform Judaism, and United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.

https://www.actagainstantisemitism.org/

#ActAgainstAntisemitism There has been a surge in antisemitism in the United States and around the world. This hate is unacceptable, and inaction is inexcusable. Join us at a virtual rally to amplify your voice with thousands more and demand action.

Photos from Beth Chaverim, Ashburn VA's post 05/20/2021

UPDATE: This event is ON!

TONIGHT! SHOUK AT THE SHUL RETURNS! Back by popular demand.

Order at the link below by 3pm today and pick up authentic Israeli Street Food from this award winning restaurant right at BCRC at 5:30pm sharp.

Then join us online for services at 7pm :)

Shouk is generously donating 10% back to BCRC!

To order: https://shouk.appfront.ai/find-location/?servingOptionType=dropoff/

05/11/2021

Join us in wishing a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our very own RABBI AMY!

Join us in wishing a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our very own RABBI AMY!

[05/05/21]   Who needs a laugh today!? Enjoy a bit of Jewish Humor, shared below :) Try quizing your friends and family and see if anyone can guess the answers!

For more jokes, see today's Weekly Eblast in your inbox!

Q. Who was the most flagrant lawbreaker in the Bible?
A. Moses. He broke all 10 commandments at once.

Q. Who is the greatest babysitter mentioned in the Bible?
A. David. He rocked Goliath to a very deep sleep.

Q. Which Bible character had no parents?
A. Joshua, son of Nun.

Q. Why didn't they play cards on the Ark ?
A. Because Noah was standing on the deck.(of cards)

[03/31/21]   We are celebrating the Intermediate Days of Passover with lots of Matzoh and a good bit of Jewish humor! Enjoy the jokes below, submitted by one of our very own congregants!

For more Passover-themed jokes, see our Weekly Eblast, sent to your email today!

Have a joke!? Submit it to [email protected] to be included in the Weekly Eblast Jewish Humor section!

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Hear about the internet search engine for Passover?

It’s called eliYAHOO

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How do you drive your mother completely insane on Passover?

It’s really a piece of cake

03/29/2021

Just 20 BCRC Logo Face Makss Left!

Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts that we will be wearing masks into 2022. Show your BCRC Spirit with a logo mask!

Click below to order yours now. A portion of each purchase benefits BCRC :)
https://bcrc-masks.square.site/s/shop

Just 20 BCRC Logo Face Makss Left!

Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts that we will be wearing masks into 2022. Show your BCRC Spirit with a logo mask!

Click below to order yours now. A portion of each purchase benefits BCRC :)
https://bcrc-masks.square.site/s/shop

03/24/2021

Chad Gadya - Passover Song

Are you ready for Passover?

[03/17/21]   We all know and love our Weekly Eblast that comes to our inbox each Wednesday morning :) See this morning's Eblast for some fun new sections - including a Jewish Humor section and a section on our Virtual Bulletin Board!

If you have a Jewish joke that you would like to be included in the Weekly Eblast, please send it to the office at [email protected] to be featured!

Photos from Beth Chaverim, Ashburn VA's post 03/07/2021

Shouk Israeli Food Truck comes to the BCRC Parking Lot on Friday, March 12th with a 5:30pm sharp pick up :) Come get a taste of authentic Israeli Street food for "Shouk and the Shul!"

Ordering opens today at noon, and orders must be placed in advanced, no later than 3pm on the date of pick up.

Join us for Shabbat Dinner (online) at 6:15pm following by online Shabbat Services at 7pm!

Use this link to order: https://shouk.appfront.ai/order?branchId=5e9c4f4f896eae0e11fa700b&branchName=HoodDrop%20-%20Beth%20Chaverim&servingOptionType=dropoff/

03/01/2021

Wow! Our BCRC Logo Facemasks are flying off of the shelves! We are running low, but not to worry... We will be ordering more soon.

If you would like to order yours now for quick shipment, please click the link below to claim the remaining masks. The next batch should be ready in 2-3 weeks!
https://bcrc-masks.square.site/s/shop

Wow! Our BCRC Logo Facemasks are flying off of the shelves! We are running low, but not to worry... We will be ordering more soon.

If you would like to order yours now for quick shipment, please click the link below to claim the remaining masks. The next batch should be ready in 2-3 weeks!
https://bcrc-masks.square.site/s/shop

14 Binge-Worthy Jewish TV Shows 02/03/2021

14 Binge-Worthy Jewish TV Shows

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the show!

Looking for something entertaining AND Jewish while staying at home? In addition to the opportunities BCRC has to offer, here are some online options for musicals exploring the Jewish experience, and for Jewish TV shows that you can watch in your own living room!

For Musicals: https://www.broadwaybox.com/daily-scoop/a-look-back-at-musicals-that-illuminate-the-jewish-experience/

For TV Shows: https://reformjudaism.org/14-binge-worthy-jewish-tv-shows

14 Binge-Worthy Jewish TV Shows To help you choose the perfect show for you, we’ve rounded up a few of the best Jewish and Jewish-ish options on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. Happy streaming!

"Travel" to Israel - Congregation Beth Emeth 01/27/2021

"Travel" to Israel - Congregation Beth Emeth

***"Travel" to Israel in February!***

Tired of not traveling? Congregation Beth Emeth has invited us to join a unique opportunity to travel, learn & discuss on the "Zoom bus" for a couple of hours each day for 5 consecutive days. With our professional tour guide Mordechai Cohen, we will uncover some of the hidden secrets of Israel and hear exciting stories about the Jewish homeland. The journey will highlight the Jewish People's connection to Israel starting from ancient days, and the birth of the modern Jewish State. The "trip" will take place February 8-12, for only $25 per "seat" (Zoom connection). More information and registration are at https://www.bethemeth.org/israel2021. Sign up ASAP, as "seats" are limited to make sure it's a great personal experience.

"Travel" to Israel - Congregation Beth Emeth Please join us for a 5-day Israel experience in which we will travel together on the Zoom Bus! Reserve your seat today! Space is limited to 20 screens/registrants, to keep the group small, much like a real bus tour, and to foster meaningful and comfortable discussions. Congregation Beth Emeth is...

01/25/2021

Call for Purim Spiel Actors/Line Readers! No acting experience needed!

Purim Shabbat is Friday, February 26th and BCRC's (Virtual) Dr. Seuss Purim Spiel is HAPPENING! Plans are underway - Volunteers are needed! Please let us know that you can participate! :)

Details below in this letter from BCRC's Worship VP, Julia Schneider:

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Hello BCRC families!

As Purim approaches, we continue the tradition of putting on a Purim Spiel. Given the ongoing Covid restrictions, we are trying something new this year.

We are producing a video starring YOU that will be shown during the Friday, February 26th Purim Shabbat Service.

This is intended to be funny and showcase our families - no acting experience required; just a desire to have fun, read a few verses and dress up!

We are looking for 7 households to read lines from an existing script, in costume, using your smartphone or tablet* to film a 2-3 minute video (additional direction will be communicated to volunteers). Our intent is to make this a kid-friendly play, welcoming participation from all age groups.

My son Zachary Schneider (5th grade) will serve as Director and will be leading the editorial process. If your family or your children are willing to participate, please email me at [email protected] by Jan 29 and we will set up a planning call for the first week of February.

Thank you!

Julia Schneider
BCRC Worship VP

Call for Purim Spiel Actors/Line Readers! No acting experience needed!

Purim Shabbat is Friday, February 26th and BCRC's (Virtual) Dr. Seuss Purim Spiel is HAPPENING! Plans are underway - Volunteers are needed! Please let us know that you can participate! :)

Details below in this letter from BCRC's Worship VP, Julia Schneider:

***

Hello BCRC families!

As Purim approaches, we continue the tradition of putting on a Purim Spiel. Given the ongoing Covid restrictions, we are trying something new this year.

We are producing a video starring YOU that will be shown during the Friday, February 26th Purim Shabbat Service.

This is intended to be funny and showcase our families - no acting experience required; just a desire to have fun, read a few verses and dress up!

We are looking for 7 households to read lines from an existing script, in costume, using your smartphone or tablet* to film a 2-3 minute video (additional direction will be communicated to volunteers). Our intent is to make this a kid-friendly play, welcoming participation from all age groups.

My son Zachary Schneider (5th grade) will serve as Director and will be leading the editorial process. If your family or your children are willing to participate, please email me at [email protected] by Jan 29 and we will set up a planning call for the first week of February.

Thank you!

Julia Schneider
BCRC Worship VP

FDR, the Holocaust and Antisemitism: A Historical Perspective | American Zionist Movement 01/21/2021

FDR, the Holocaust and Antisemitism: A Historical Perspective | American Zionist Movement

This Monday at 12:30pm, the American Zionist Movement (AZM) hosts a virtual event: "FDR, the Holocaust and Antisemitism: A Historical Perspective." Join other BCRC members in attending. More information and RSVP link below.

https://azm.org/fdr-the-holocaust-and-antisemitism-a-historical-perspective

FDR, the Holocaust and Antisemitism: A Historical Perspective | American Zionist Movement Join us for a virtual program in advance of International Holocaust Remembrance Day featuring noted historian and author Rafael Medoff on Monday, January 25th at 12:30 PM EST. This event is hosted by…

12/18/2020

Happy 8th night of Chanukah!! You know you want to and have been waiting - show us your menorahs!

12/17/2020

Beth Chaverim, Ashburn VA's cover photo

12/17/2020

Beth Chaverim, Ashburn VA's cover photo

12/10/2020

Wishing everyone a Happy Chanukah!

Celebrate with BCRC tomorrow night (virtually)!

6:30pm Chanukah Tot Shabbat
7pm Chanukah and Shabbat Candle Lighting
Following our Candle Lighting in place of traditional Erev services, we will celebrate with a game of Jewperdy!

12/07/2020

Our Board President Seth Leventhal, aka Randy Rocker in last night's Totally Rad 80s Prom Gone Bad - Virtual Murder Mystery!

Rock on, Seth! We appreciate you!

[12/03/20]   As we look forward to celebrating Chanukah, we ask you:

What are your favorite tried and tested latke recipes!? Please share them here! :)

We wish everyone a joyous Chanukah!

[12/01/20]   Today is #GivingTuesday, a chance to give to our End of the Year Fundraiser and support our Reform Jewish Community in Ashburn, VA. Click here to make your donation with the chance of the donation being matched by Facebook, or visit www.bcrcva.org to make your donation on our website. We appreciate your support!

11/30/2020

Hand-crafted Jewelry Auction ends tomorrow at 5pm!

Online Auction: Jewelry by Bob Arbetter Benefiting BCRC

Thank you Bob Arbetter for sharing his jewelry-making craft with BCRC! Bob, a BCRC member, has crafted a beautiful, one-of-a-kind Star of David pendant from silver and copper that is NOW available for live online auction. Bob's brother has made the opening bid of $50. To view a photo of Bob's great work, and to place your bid during this gift-giving season, please click here: https://www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/Silent-Jewelry-Auction-benefitting-BCRC-18715

[11/28/20]   After Black Friday and Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday!! This is our day!

Tuesday, December 1st, is #GivingTuesday⁠⁠! Please, don't forget our BCRC temple community when doing your giving! We invite you to contribute to the End-of-the-Year Fundraiser, to be used as needed, or target your donation to specific areas. such as the Building Improvement Project, to be used for the exciting changes we hope to make!

[11/24/20]   Next Tuesday, December 1st, is #GivingTuesday! Please, don't forget our BCRC temple community when doing your giving! We invite you to contribute to the End-of-the-Year Fundraiser, to be used as needed, or target your donation to specific areas. such as the Building Improvement Project, to be used for the exciting

11/23/2020

TONIGHT! :) 6:30PM

If you are looking to celebrate the week of Thanksgiving with a movie, here is a great opportunity, and we are doing it as a community!

BCRC, Beth Emeth, and JCCNV are hosting a drive-in movie, "E.T. the Extra-terrestrial," at the Alamo Drafthouse and Cinema, this evening at 6:30pm.

This movie is appropriate for all ages, and the cost is $36 per carload.

For information and to purchase tickets, please visit: https://www.bethemeth.org/movie-night

Please be sure to be mindful of masking and social distancing guidelines.

10/04/2020

Chag Sukkot Sameach! During Pre-K/Kindergarten Arts and Crafts Time with Ms. Jen, students made their own Sukkah dioramas from home. Check out these photos of Eli Galtarossa's awesome Sukkah!

10/03/2020

A socially distanced sukkah building session @bcrcva

09/24/2020

High Holy Day Food Drive Benefiting Loudoun Hunger Relief

Please purchase some dry goods to be part of the Beth Chaverim food drive to benefit Loudoun Hunger Relief. Please provide your own bag, see the list of foods below, and donate on or before October 15. If you would prefer to donate grocery gift cards or money to this worthy cause, please contact the office ([email protected]).

Dropoff choices: the BCRC building will be open for drop off on Sundays from 9 am to 12 noon when Religious School is in session. You may also drop off at the Andruzzi home where there is a covered porch with a collection bin. Please reach out to the office ([email protected]) for the Andruzzi's address.

We need: cans of hearty soup, peanut butter, dry pasta, dry beans, rice, mac and cheese, dry cereal, canned fruit, canned vegetables, cooking oil.

Thank you for this Mitzvah!

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Join Rabbi Amy Sapowith this evening at 730:pm for a Vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg, at the Leesburg Courthouse.
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06/27/2020

First prize in the first BCRC virtual Jewish trivia contest - thanks to Tracy Rubinson Cirone

washingtonjewishweek.com 06/10/2020

Without robes or flowers, confirmation goes on in NoVa

Congratulations to Zach and Jacob on their confirmation! What a great article!

washingtonjewishweek.com Teens celebrate by Zoom at Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation.

[06/05/20]   Beth Chaverim Reform Congregation extends our heartfelt condolences to Pastor Michelle and her family on the death of her son, Fitz Campbell. May his memory be for a blessing.

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Invocation Speech by Rabbi Amy, MLK Day 2017
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And a video to see what we learned!
Now THAT is a hakafah! #URJBiennial
Shir Halleluyah - BCRC Jammin Shabbat Across America
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A story from the Rabbi...
Youth Jammin Shabbat - Opening Song

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21740 Beaumeade Cir, Ste 100
Ashburn, VA
20147

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
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