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

  • Shabbath Teaching: Greatness vs. Wholeness

    July 31st, 2021  |  22 mins 38 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Joshua Jacbob's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, Saturday, July 31, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Morning- EIKEV

    July 31st, 2021  |  31 mins 27 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, Saturday, July 31, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Eikev

    July 30th, 2021  |  1 hr 1 min

    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 July 30, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny

    July 30th, 2021  |  11 mins 42 secs

    Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny fills in for Rabbi Adam Kligfled and 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 Chorny's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

  • Sources Through Srugim

    July 28th, 2021  |  53 mins 15 secs

    Rabbis Rebecca Schatz and Dan Pernick lead a discussion of important issues raised in the hit Israeli TV series "Srugim" 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 3 episode 9.

    The discussion was conducted via Zoom on July 28. 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Matt Shapiro

    July 28th, 2021  |  11 mins 28 secs

    Rabbi Matt Shapiro 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 Shapiro's voice and direction guide you into a world of serenity and tranquility.

  • Siddur Class #62: Weekday Amidah - The Middle Brachot - Part 7

    July 27th, 2021  |  33 mins 17 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles in the main sanctuary and via Zoom - July 27, 2021

  • Shabbath Teaching: Finding Your Soul Food: Parshat Eikev

    July 24th, 2021  |  22 mins 52 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Rachel Cohn's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, Saturday, July 24, 2021.

  • Shabbat Sermon: Morning - Vaetchanan

    July 24th, 2021  |  7 mins 13 secs

    Rabbinic Intern Josh Jacob's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on July 24, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Vaetchanan

    July 23rd, 2021  |  58 mins

    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 July 23, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    July 23rd, 2021  |  15 mins 19 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.

  • Sources Through Srugim

    July 21st, 2021  |  56 mins 58 secs

    Rabbis Rebecca Schatz and Jason Goldstein lead a discussion of important issues raised in the hit Israeli TV series "Srugim" 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 3 episode 8.

    The discussion was conducted via Zoom on July 21. 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    July 21st, 2021  |  12 mins 13 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 4:8

    July 21st, 2021  |  58 mins 9 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 July 21, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 4:8.

  • Siddur Class #61: Weekday Amidah - The Middle Brachot - Part 6

    July 20th, 2021  |  46 mins 47 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles in the main sanctuary and via Zoom - July 20, 2021

  • Shabbat Sermon: Morning - Devarim

    July 17th, 2021  |  17 mins 58 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld and Rabbi Rebecca Schatz 's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on July 17, 2021.