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

  • Exploring the Parasha Through Mental and Spiritual Growth: Bereshit

    October 4th, 2021  |  52 mins 20 secs

    Rabbis Rebecca Schatz and Matt Shapiro lead a discussion of a single verse from the weekly parasha and how it relates to mental and spiritual growth.

    This discussion was conducted at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles via Zoom on October 1, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Noach 5782

    October 2nd, 2021  |  29 mins

    Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chonry's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on October 2, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: In the Beginning: Gender Fluidity and Human Dignity

    October 2nd, 2021  |  19 mins 13 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on October 2, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny

    October 1st, 2021  |  11 mins 19 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.

  • Shemini Atzeret - Yiskor Sermon

    September 28th, 2021  |  17 mins 44 secs

    Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Yiskor Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on September 27, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: V’zot Habrakha

    September 27th, 2021  |  34 mins 16 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 September 24, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Seeing Our Lives in Torah

    September 25th, 2021  |  18 mins 14 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on September 25, 2021.

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  • Shabbat Teaching: Morning - Shabbat Hol Hamoed Sukkot, 5782/2021

    September 25th, 2021  |  14 mins 28 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on September 25, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    September 24th, 2021  |  15 mins 29 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.

  • Sukkot Sermon: Building Our Sukkahs

    September 21st, 2021  |  10 mins 18 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Sukkot Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, September 21, 2021.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Shemini Atzeret 5782

    September 18th, 2021  |  32 mins

    Rabbinic Resident Jacki Honig's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on September 18, 2021.

  • Exploring the Parasha: Haazinu

    September 17th, 2021  |  57 mins 26 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 September 17, 2021.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Cantor Hillary Chorny

    September 17th, 2021  |  13 mins 59 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.

  • Yom Kippur Yiskor Sermon by Rabbi Rebecca Schatz: I Will Be What I Will Be

    September 16th, 2021  |  17 mins 45 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Yom Kippur Yiskor sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on Tuesday, September 15, 2021.

  • Kol Nidre Sermon by Rabbi Adam Kligfeld: How Not To Die

    September 15th, 2021  |  27 mins 57 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Kol Nidre sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on Tuesday, September 15, 2021.

    For more information on saving our planet, go to the Beth Am Green Team page at https://www.tbala.org/get-involved/green-team.

  • Siddur Class #66: Exploring The Yamim Noraim Liturgy

    September 14th, 2021  |  39 mins 51 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles in the main sanctuary and via Zoom - September 14, 2021