Temple Beth Am Podcasts

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

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

  • Shabbat Sermon: One God. Two Names. One Tent?—Political and Religious Diversity at TBA

    January 1st, 2022  |  23 mins 58 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on January 1, 2022.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    December 31st, 2021  |  16 mins 31 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld 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 Kligfeld's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Mental Health and Spiritual Growth -- Vaera

    December 31st, 2021  |  32 mins 10 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 on December 30, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    December 29th, 2021  |  18 mins 31 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld 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 Kligfeld's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 4:19

    December 29th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min

    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, December 29, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 4:19.

  • Halakha 101: Jewish Law, Practices and Customs - Class 4 - Kashering

    December 28th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz leads a weekly Zoom class diving into Jewish Law surrounding Kashrut and Shabbat (to begin with) through the original and traditional sources. No prior knowledge, interest or expertise needed. Just interest in learning, in questioning, in potential for excitement and flexibility to see law vs. custom when appropriate.

    This class was conducted on December 28 ,2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Book of Failed Salvation

    December 25th, 2021  |  26 mins 35 secs

    Rabbinic Resident Julia Knobloch's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, Saturday, December 25, 2021.

  • Shabbat Sermon - Shemot

    December 25th, 2021  |  14 mins 58 secs

    Joel Grossman's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on December 25, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    December 24th, 2021  |  18 mins 44 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld 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 Kligfeld's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Mental Health and Spiritual Growth - Shemot

    December 24th, 2021  |  38 mins 14 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 on December 24, 2021.

  • Halakha 101: Jewish Law, Practices and Customs - Class 3 - Utensils

    December 21st, 2021  |  58 mins 50 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz leads a weekly Zoom class diving into Jewish Law surrounding Kashrut and Shabbat (to begin with) through the original and traditional sources. No prior knowledge, interest or expertise needed. Just interest in learning, in questioning, in potential for excitement and flexibility to see law vs. custom when appropriate.

    This class was conducted on December 21 ,2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Mental Health and Spiritual Growth - Vayechi

    December 21st, 2021  |  55 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 December 17, 2021.

  • TBA Green Team Talk: The Oil and Gas Industry in California with journalist Ingrid (Yeye) Lobet

    December 21st, 2021  |  52 mins 27 secs

    Yeye Lobet is a journalist whose work has focused on climate, energy and environmental justice for two decades. She spent many years working in public radio, where she won national awards for investigative reporting. Now she mostly works in print/web. Recently she has been writing for a startup publication that covers the climate tech sector, called Canary Media, as well as for National Geographic, Inside Climate News and USA Today.

    Yeye recently completed a master of science degree in climate science at Johns Hopkins. Please feel free to ask her climate science questions. She focused on how buildings can have a lower impact on the climate and still keep people comfortable. She is the daughter of a Holocaust survivor. She and her partner raised their son in congregation IKAR after moving here from Seattle.

    The talk is part of the Green Team initiative at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles. For more information go to https://www.tbala.org/get-involved/green-team. The class was conducted via Facebook and Zoom on December 15, 2021.

  • Shabbat Sermon - Hesed Shel Emet: The Truest Gift of Lovingkindness in Death for Life

    December 18th, 2021  |  11 mins 55 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on December 18, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    December 15th, 2021  |  18 mins 41 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld 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 Kligfeld's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 4:18

    December 15th, 2021  |  59 mins 6 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, December 15, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 4:18.