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

  • Siddur Class #137 - Intro To Jewish Theology - Part 23 - Reward And Punishment

    May 21st, 2024  |  38 mins 4 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles and via Zoom - May 21, 2024

  • Meaningful Discussions Based on THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE: "Unique Jewish Experiences”

    May 20th, 2024  |  1 hr 2 mins

    “Unique Jewish Experiences” - Living meaningfully and honestly is a great accomplishment. What do Mitzvot add to just being a “good person”, based on Chapter 10 of the book THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE by Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinstaltz.

    THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE is a layperson's journey through the building blocks of Jewish philosophy exploring our purpose in this lifetime and how to make the most of it.

    His nephew, Rabbi Chaim Sperlin, taught this class at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on May 20, 2024.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Plant-Based Sabbatical - Taking Time to Ground Ourselves

    May 18th, 2024  |  27 mins 14 secs

    RabbI Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, May 18, 2024.

    NOTE: Program is joined in progress due to technical issues.

  • Shabbat Sermon: "The Endurance of Endurance”

    May 18th, 2024  |  14 mins 42 secs

    RabbI-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, May 18, 2024.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 17th, 2024  |  19 mins 59 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.

  • Parenting Through The Parsha: EMOR

    May 17th, 2024  |  8 mins 12 secs

    Rabbi Matt Shapiro explores this week's Torah reading through the lens of Parenting.

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 10:1

    May 15th, 2024  |  57 mins 57 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 Wednesday, May 15, 2024, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 10:1.

    (Facebook/Zoom)

  • Shabbat Teaching: "How Fixed Are God's Times?

    May 11th, 2024  |  16 mins 26 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Ben Sigal's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, May 11, 2024.

    (Youtube)

  • Shabbat Sermon: Parashat Kedoshim: "Be Holy? But How?”

    May 11th, 2024  |  11 mins 16 secs

    RabbInic Intern Nico Losorelli's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, May 11, 2024.

    (Youtube)

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 10th, 2024  |  17 mins 33 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 9:33

    May 8th, 2024  |  1 hr 9 mins

    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 Wednesday, May 8,, 2024, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 9:33.

    (Facebook/Zoom)

  • Meaningful Discussions Based on THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE: "Created In The Image of G-d. Really?"

    May 6th, 2024  |  1 hr 5 mins

    "Created in the image of G-d. Really? - I sure hope G-d doesn’t behave like me, based on Chapter 7 of the book THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE by Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinstaltz.

    THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE is a layperson's journey through the building blocks of Jewish philosophy exploring our purpose in this lifetime and how to make the most of it.

    His nephew, Rabbi Chaim Sperlin, taught this class at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on May 6, 2024.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Parshat Kedoshim / פרשת קדושים - “Your Well-Being Involves Others’ Well-Being”

    May 4th, 2024  |  31 mins 25 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, May 4, 2024.

  • Shabbat Sermon: "Twisted Rebellions and Missing The Mark"

    May 4th, 2024  |  30 mins 42 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, May 4, 2024.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 3rd, 2024  |  18 mins 18 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 9:31

    May 1st, 2024  |  51 mins 17 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 Wednesday, May 1, 2024, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 9:31.

    (Facebook/Zoom)