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

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 14th, 2021  |  13 mins 52 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.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Bamidbar - Numbers 2:2

    May 14th, 2021  |  59 mins 9 secs

    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 May 14, 2021.

  • Sources Through Srugim: L’shon HaRa

    May 12th, 2021  |  55 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 2 episode 13.

    The discussion was conducted via Zoom on May 12. 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 12th, 2021  |  14 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.

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 3:20

    May 12th, 2021  |  52 mins 39 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 May 12, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 3:20.

  • Siddur Class #52: Weekday Amidah - Second Bracha: Gevurot - Part 2

    May 11th, 2021  |  43 mins 5 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles in the main sanctuary and via Zoom - May 11,, 2021

  • Shabbat Teaching: Bemidbar

    May 8th, 2021  |  28 mins 45 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on May 8, 2021.

  • Shabbat Morning - Sermon: Behar-Bechukotai

    May 8th, 2021  |  19 mins 50 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on May 8, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Behar-Bechukotai

    May 7th, 2021  |  54 mins 27 secs

    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 May 7, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 7th, 2021  |  16 mins 21 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.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 5th, 2021  |  12 mins

    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 3:19

    May 5th, 2021  |  52 mins 54 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 May 5, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 3:19.

  • Siddur Class #51: Weekday Amidah - Second Bracha: Gevurot - Part 1

    May 4th, 2021  |  26 mins 35 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles in the main sanctuary and via Zoom - May 4, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: The Whole Tree Shakes

    May 1st, 2021  |  18 mins 41 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Joshua Jacobs' Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on May 1, 2021.

  • Shabbat Morning: Harmonized Shacharit

    May 1st, 2021  |  18 mins 51 secs

    Harmonized Shacharit, sung by Rabbi Adam Kligfeld, Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny, and Rabbi Rebecca Schatz.

  • Shabbat Morning: Enriched P’sukei D’zimra

    May 1st, 2021  |  53 mins 1 sec

    Enriched P’sukei D’zimra, sung by Rabbi Adam Kligfeld, Rabbi-Cantor Hilary Chorny, and Rabbi Rebecca Schatz, with words of Torah from Rabbi David Ingber of Romemu in New York city.