We are an active shul with a robust calendar of events and activities planned by dedicated volunteers. The following list of committees and their leaders is for your convenience. If you have any questions or want to be in touch with the a committee chair, please email email@example.com. We look forward to welcoming your involvement!
AIPAC: Mark Treitel
Get involved in wider political advocacy for Israel.
BDJ Babies: Daniella Plutchok & Sarah Lee
Play together with other parents with infants and toddlers.
BDJ Boomers: Sue Handman & Mina Rush
50+? Emptynesters? Party with us at the Hollywood Bowl, plays and Friday night dinners.
BDJ Young Professionals: Ari Schwarzberg, Zev Nagel and Rachel Kasirer (YP Minyan) & Benny Smith (YP Social)
Join single and married young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s to socialize & learn.
Education: Cindy Kaplan and Sheldon Kasdan
Presents Scholar-in-Residence Shabbatons, Nosh ‘n Drosh summer series and classes
Israel Action: Batsheva Kasdan
Creates educational events celebrating and exploring Israeli culture.
Membership: Rena Greenfield Kanefsky
Ritual: Gabe Wintner
Arranges and manages all components of synagogue ritual practice.
Rechov Yeladim: Lisa Kolieb Director: Talya Joffe
Programming for children ages 5 months thru 6th grade.
Seder Nashim: Daria Hoffman
Women’s-only discussion group.
Shabbat Mincha Minyanim:
Beverylwood Minyan – Ranon Kent
Mincha East (for those East of La Cienaga) – Andres Terech
Shirat Chana: Sari Abrams and Miriam Caiden
Women’s tefillah prayer group & Torah reading
Teen Minyan: Julie Fax Director: Dov Rosenblatt
Shabbat morning minyan and programming for BDJ’s teens
Tikkun Olam: Albie Cohen & Jenny Gelb
Keeps us engaged in working with and helping our neighbors, our city and the world