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Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles celebrates traditional and innovative Judaism and inspires lifelong learning in a warm, embracing community. With creative approaches to traditional prayer, a welcoming ethos that nourishes the soul, and a commitment to rigorous study of our tradition, Temple Beth Am has been a flagship institution of Conservative Judaism since its founding in 1934. These podcasts share our sermons, classes and other activities. Our goal is to reach out and enhance the learning and spiritual life of our congregants and listeners around the world.

Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles celebrates traditional and innovative Judaism and inspires lifelong learning in a warm, embracing community. With creative approaches to traditional prayer, a welcoming ethos that nourishes the soul, and a commitment to rigorous study of our tradition, Temple Beth Am has been a flagship institution of Conservative Judaism since its founding in 1934. These podcasts share our sermons, classes and other activities. Our goal is to reach out and enhance the learning and spiritual life of our congregants and listeners around the world.

Location:

United States

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Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles celebrates traditional and innovative Judaism and inspires lifelong learning in a warm, embracing community. With creative approaches to traditional prayer, a welcoming ethos that nourishes the soul, and a commitment to rigorous study of our tradition, Temple Beth Am has been a flagship institution of Conservative Judaism since its founding in 1934. These podcasts share our sermons, classes and other activities. Our goal is to reach out and enhance the learning and spiritual life of our congregants and listeners around the world.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sources Through Srugim: Shomer Negiya (Saving Your Touch)

12/2/2020
Rabbis Rebecca Schatz and Josh Pernick lead a discussion of important issues raised in the hit Israeli TV series "Srugim" (available on Amazon Prime) and their relationship to halakha (Jewish Law). Each podcast in this series will address an issue raised in a specific episode of "Srugim". This podcast is based on episode 7. The discussion was conducted via Zoom on December 2, 2020. Special Guest: Rabbi Josh Pernick.

Duration:01:09:49

Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

12/2/2020
Rabbi Adam Kligfeld offers up short bursts of meditation infused with imagery, wisdom, and the rhythms of our Jewish calendar, including selected verses from the Torah. Many of these meditations are performed in sitting positions; some standing. Simply find yourself a comfortable space and let Rabbi Kligfeld's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

Duration:00:11:00

Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 2:24

12/2/2020
Rashi Class, a weekly exploration of Torah featuring a deep dive on text and lively conversation focused on an 11th century French commentary, conducted by Rabbi Adam Kligfeld at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on December 2, 2020, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 2:24 (Facebook/Zoom)

Duration:00:35:48

Navigate And Master The Prayerbook - Q&A And The Start of Kabbalat Shabbat

12/1/2020
Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny leads an adventure through the siddur focused on structure, themes and music of the Jewish prayer experience. All Hebrew levels welcome. This class was conducted at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles via Zoom on December 1, 2020.

Duration:01:00:55

Siddur Class #32 Shacharit: The Shulchan Aruch on The Shema

12/1/2020
Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles - December 1, 2020 via Zoom. Special Guest: Rabbi Avi Havivi.

Duration:00:39:02

Are You Coming Back? - A Personal Conversation About The Jewish Future With Carrie Bornstein

11/30/2020
Rabbi Chorny sits down with Carrie Bornstein to explore life in quarantine and what’s coming next. They explore some of the trickier questions of life in Jewish community at this juncture, like: What was going right in Jewish community, and wrong, before this all began? How can we care for our kids’ mental health during this challenging era? And what will need to be rebuilt when all this is over and we can gather again? Carrie Bornstein is Executive Director at Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters...

Duration:01:30:38

Shabbat Teaching: Pulling A Blessing Out Of A Struggle

11/28/2020
Rabbinic Intern Rachel Cohn's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on November 28, 2020. (Livestream/Zoom) Special Guest: Rabbinic Intern Rachel Cohn.

Duration:00:33:38

Shabbat Teaching: Dwelling In God

11/28/2020
Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on November 28, 2020. (Livestream/Zoom)

Duration:00:43:52

Exploring the Parasha - Vayetzei: Hated and Blessed

11/27/2020
Rabbis Rebecca Schatz and Matt Shapiro lead a discussion of the most interesting stories, verses and themes in the weekly parasha. This discussion was conducted at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles via Zoom on November 27, 2020. Special Guest: Rabbi Matt Shapiro.

Duration:01:02:12

Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

11/25/2020
Rabbi-Cantor Hilliary Chorny fills in for Rabbi Adam Kligfled and offers up short bursts of meditation infused with the imagery, wisdom, and the rhythms of our Jewish calendar including selected verses from the Torah. Many of these meditations are performed in sitting positions; some standing. Simply find yourself a comfortable space and let Rabbi Chorny's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

Duration:00:07:34

Navigate And Master The Prayerbook - Weekday Ma'ariv and Mincha

11/24/2020
Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny leads an adventure through the siddur focused on structure, themes and music of the Jewish prayer experience. All Hebrew levels welcome. This class was conducted at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles via Zoom on November 24, 2020.

Duration:00:50:33

Siddur Class #31 Shacharit: Third Paragraph of the Shema Part 5

11/24/2020
Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles - November 24. 2020 via Zoom. Special Guest: Rabbi Avi Havivi.

Duration:00:46:19

Are You Coming Back? - A Personal Conversation About The Jewish Future With Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer

11/23/2020
Rabbi Hillary Chorny asks Dr. Yehuda Kurtzer to share his take on synagogue life in the pandemic and beyond. What have you always loved about shul (and therefore miss)? What have you discovered about shul during COVID, and spiritual practice (or lack thereof), and what are your religious and communal bright lights in this time? What you think are the new horizons in general when it comes to the burgeoning radical equity of synagogue life in an era when a Jew in Portland, Oregon and a Jew on...

Duration:01:18:32

Shabbat Teaching: Why Did Jacob Weep?

11/21/2020
Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on November 21, 2020. (Livestream/Zoom)

Duration:00:19:03

Shabbat Teaching: Toldot

11/21/2020
Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on November 21, 2020. (Livestream/Zoom)

Duration:00:28:11

Exploring the Parasha - Toldot

11/20/2020
Rabbis Rebecca Schatz and Matt Shapiro lead a discussion of the most interesting stories, verses and themes in the weekly parasha. This discussion was conducted at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles via Zoom on November 20, 2020. Special Guest: Rabbi Matt Shapiro.

Duration:01:06:40

Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

11/20/2020
Meditation and Mindfulness offers short bursts of meditation, infused with the imagery, wisdom and rhythms of the Jewish calendar and verses from Torah. Most of these meditations are done in a sitting positions, whereas some are done standing. No experience is necessary. Just find yourself in a comfortable position, press play, listen to his voice and instructions, and invite yourself into the serenity and tranquility that meditation can bring you. This meditation is led by guest host Rabbi...

Duration:00:13:22

Sources Through Srugim: Kol Isha - Hearing A Woman's Voice

11/19/2020
Rabbis Rebecca Schatz and Josh Pernick lead a discussion of important issues raised in the hit Israeli TV series "Srugim" (available on Amazon Prime) and their relationship to halakha (Jewish Law). Each podcast in this series will address an issue raised in a specific episode of "Srugim". This podcast is based on episode 6. The discussion was conducted via Zoom on November 18, 2020. Special Guest: Rabbi Josh Pernick.

Duration:01:12:11

Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

11/18/2020
Join Rabbi Kligfeld for short bursts of meditation, infused with the imagery, wisdom and rhythms of the Jewish calendar and verses from Torah. Most of these meditations are done in a sitting positions, whereas some are done standing. No experience is necessary. Just find yourself in a comfortable position, press play, listen to his voice and instructions, and invite yourself into the serenity and tranquility that meditation can bring you. (Rabbi/Cantor Hillary Chorny substitutes for Rabbi...

Duration:00:06:51

Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 2:23

11/18/2020
Rashi Class, a weekly exploration of Torah featuring a deep dive on text and lively conversation focused on an 11th century French commentary, conducted by Rabbi Adam Kligfeld at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on November 18, 2020, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 2:23 (Facebook/Zoom)

Duration:00:53:57