Temple Beth Am Podcasts

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

1,225 episodes of Temple Beth Am Podcasts since the first episode, which aired on September 30th, 2019.

  • Passover Learning Series: The 5th Seder Item: Adding Impossible Meat to Our Plate

    April 1st, 2024  |  57 mins 1 sec

    Your story and others’ stories of redemption are playing through in our current reality and we need to find a way to add voices to the narrative of questions, of symbolism, and of action.

    This episode was moderated by Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny, on Zoom, Thursday, April 1, 2024.

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  • Shabbat Teaching: "Something's Fishy: Shemini 5784"

    March 30th, 2024  |  40 mins 20 secs

    Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, March 30, 2024.

  • Shabbat Teaching: "Great Is Peace"

    March 30th, 2024  |  16 mins 48 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Ben Sigal's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, March 30, 2024.

  • Passover Learning Series: The 5th Child: Passover and My American Identity – Similarities and Conflicts

    March 28th, 2024  |  58 mins 12 secs

    Your story and others’ stories of redemption are playing through in our current reality and we need to find a way to add voices to the narrative of questions, of symbolism, and of action.

    This episode was moderated by Rabbi Elliot Dorff on Zoom, Thursday, March 28, 2024.

  • Parenting Through The Parsha: TZAV

    March 28th, 2024  |  9 mins 22 secs

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

  • Bible 101: Reading the Bible Through 21st Century Glasses - Class 11

    March 27th, 2024  |  1 hr 12 mins

    New methods of analyzing archaeological finds, new understanding of the nuances of ancient Semitic languages, new comprehension of the texture and structure of Biblical texts, etc., have given today’s Bible scholars opportunities to unlock fresh meanings that are embedded in the Tanakh. In this series of classes, Rabbi Joel Rembaum explores these 21st century insights and explains how they deepen our grasp of the teachings of our ancient sacred literature. Have a Bible handy.

    This class was conducted on Zoom on March 27, 2024.

  • Siddur Class #137 - Intro To Jewish Theology - God's Complexity: Moses's Torah

    March 26th, 2024  |  35 mins 52 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles and via Zoom - March 26, 2024

  • Meaningful Discussions Based on THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE: "Is There Life Outside Our Universe" - Class 1

    March 25th, 2024  |  1 hr 33 mins

    "Is There Life Outside Our Universe" - A tour through SoulLand. (AKA “Disney for the soul”) based on Chapters 1 and 2 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 March 25, 2024.

  • Shabbat Teaching: "Remembering to Forget - Purim 2024 - Really?"

    March 23rd, 2024  |  26 mins 47 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, March 23, 2024.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    March 22nd, 2024  |  19 mins 45 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.

  • Bible 101: Reading the Bible Through 21st Century Glasses - Class 10

    March 21st, 2024  |  1 hr 49 mins

    New methods of analyzing archaeological finds, new understanding of the nuances of ancient Semitic languages, new comprehension of the texture and structure of Biblical texts, etc., have given today’s Bible scholars opportunities to unlock fresh meanings that are embedded in the Tanakh. In this series of classes, Rabbi Joel Rembaum explores these 21st century insights and explains how they deepen our grasp of the teachings of our ancient sacred literature. Have a Bible handy.

    This class was conducted on Zoom on March 20, 2024.

  • Psalms That Pack a Wallop! - Psalm 49 For A House Of Mourning (Part 2)

    March 20th, 2024  |  1 hr 26 mins

    The Psalms of the Hebrew Bible express many emotions: Praise of God and cries of “Where are you God?;” joy and sorrow; hopefulness and hopelessness; faith and doubt. In this series of eight classes, Rabbi Emeritus Joel Rembaum leads a discussion to interpret the profound expressions of the great poets of the Hebrew Bible. Have a Bible handy.

    This class was conducted on Zoom on March 19, 2024.

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 9:26

    March 20th, 2024  |  57 mins 47 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, March 20, 2024, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 9:26.

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  • Siddur Class #136 - Intro To Jewish Theology - God's Complexity: Revelataion

    March 19th, 2024  |  46 mins 3 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles and via Zoom - March 19, 2024

  • Shabbat Sermon: "It Takes Everybody"

    March 15th, 2024  |  12 mins 3 secs

    Rabbi Matt Shapiro's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, March 15, 2024.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    March 15th, 2024  |  18 mins 26 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.