Temple Beth Am Podcasts

Online learning from A Dynamic Center for Conservative Judaism

About the show

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.

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Episodes

  • Sources Through Srugim

    June 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 7 mins

    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 season 3 episode 4.

    The discussion was conducted via Zoom on June 23. 2021.

  • Siddur Class #57: Weekday Amidah - The Middle Brachot - Part 2

    June 22nd, 2021  |  43 mins 7 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles in the main sanctuary and via Zoom - June 22, 2021

  • Shabbat Teaching: Mah Tovu: How a Curse Entered our Liturgy

    June 19th, 2021  |  31 mins 27 secs

    Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on June 19, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: The Waters of Strife

    June 19th, 2021  |  17 mins 50 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Josh Jacobs' Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on June 19, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Chukat

    June 18th, 2021  |  50 mins 27 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz discusses the most interesting stories, verses and themes in the weekly parasha.

    This discussion was conducted at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles on June 18, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    June 18th, 2021  |  13 mins 13 secs

    Guest host Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny 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 Chorny's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

  • Sources Through Srugim

    June 16th, 2021  |  47 mins 38 secs

    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 season 3, episodes 2 and 3.

    The discussion was conducted via Zoom on June 16. 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    June 16th, 2021  |  11 mins 14 secs

    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.

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 4:3

    June 16th, 2021  |  58 mins 12 secs

    Rashi Class, a weekly exploration of Torah featuring a deep dive on the text and lively conversation focused on an 11th-century French commentary, conducted by Rabbi Adam Kligfeld at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on June 16, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 4:3.

  • Siddur Class #56: Weekday Amidah - The Middle Brachot - Part 1

    June 15th, 2021  |  37 mins 47 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles in the main sanctuary and via Zoom - June 15, 2021

  • Shabbath Teaching: The Song of the Well(s)

    June 12th, 2021  |  29 mins 9 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Rachel Cohn's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on June 12, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching - Morning: Korah - Symbols of Memory - The Good and The Bad

    June 12th, 2021  |  23 mins 39 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on June 12, 2021.

  • Shabbat Sermon - Morning: Korach

    June 12th, 2021  |  17 mins 47 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld and Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Sermons from Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, June 12, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Korach

    June 11th, 2021  |  55 mins 25 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz discusses the most interesting stories, verses and themes in the weekly parasha.

    This discussion was conducted at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles on June 11, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    June 11th, 2021  |  12 mins 54 secs

    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.

  • Sources Through Srugim: Segulot

    June 9th, 2021  |  49 mins 43 secs

    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 season 3 episode 1.

    The discussion was conducted via Zoom on June 9. 2021.