Rabbi Rebecca Schatz is excited and honored to be the Associate Rabbi at Temple Beth Am. Rabbi Schatz was ordained from the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in 2017 with a concentration in Halakha and journeyed to Foster City, CA to be the Assistant Rabbi and Education Director at Peninsula Sinai Congregation.
Rabbi Schatz received her Masters in Experiential Education from American Jewish University as well as her Bachelor in Choral Music Education before pursuing her rabbinic dream. During rabbinical school Rabbi Schatz interned at Temple Beth Am and PSC, where she was encouraged to build programming around life cycles such as b’nei mitzah, and create new opportunities for traditional holidays such as Shavuot and Purim or prayer experiences such as Shabbat Sovev. Rabbi Schatz directed PSC’s experiential religious school program, Kesher, facilitated a mother-daughter b’not mitzvah program, Kol Banot, engaged women in Torah study, Midrasha, and continued to pursue her musical t’fillah passion with kids aged K-8th grade.
February 8th, 2020 | 13 mins 21 secs
Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on February 8, 2020.
January 24th, 2020 | 26 mins 36 secs
Triennial Haftarah, Part 1
October 9th, 2019 | 14 mins 43 secs
Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Yom Kippur-Yizkor Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on October 9, 2019.
October 8th, 2019 | 16 mins 29 secs
Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Kol Nidre Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on October 8, 2019.
September 30th, 2019 | 14 mins 34 secs
Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Rosh Hashanah Day 1 Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on September 30, 2019.