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

  • 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.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Emor

    April 30th, 2021  |  55 mins 28 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 April 30, 2021.

  • Sources Through Srugim: Responsibility To Your Wife

    April 28th, 2021  |  48 mins 25 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 12.

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

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 3:18

    April 28th, 2021  |  56 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 April 28, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 3:18.

  • Siddur Class #50: Weekday Amidah - First Bracha: Avot - Part 7

    April 27th, 2021  |  38 mins 19 secs

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

  • Shabbat Teaching: Expanding Leadership: Shifting Views on Difference and Disability Parshat Emor

    April 24th, 2021  |  31 mins 18 secs

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

  • Shabbat Teaching: Achrei-Mot Kedoshim

    April 24th, 2021  |  30 mins 29 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on April 24, 2021.

  • Shabbath Sermon: Morning - Achrei Mot-Kedoshim

    April 24th, 2021  |  17 mins 41 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on April 24, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Achrei Mot-Kedishim

    April 23rd, 2021  |  1 hr 25 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 April 23, 2021.

  • Sources Through Srugim: Kiruv - Getting Closer

    April 21st, 2021  |  43 mins 9 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 11.

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

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    April 21st, 2021  |  18 mins 27 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 3:17

    April 21st, 2021  |  59 mins 21 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 April 21, 2021, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 3:17.

  • Shabbat Teaching: The Ethical Code Of Kedoshim

    April 17th, 2021  |  23 mins 27 secs

    Shabbat Teaching with guest host Larry Herman at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on April 17, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Ta'azria-Metzora 2021

    April 17th, 2021  |  36 mins 11 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz 's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on April 17, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Tazria-Metzora

    April 16th, 2021  |  52 mins 8 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 April 16, 2021.

  • Sources Through Srugim: Trust Your Partner!

    April 14th, 2021  |  51 mins 15 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 10.

    The discussion was conducted via Zoom on April 14. 2021.