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

  • Elul Learning Series 2022: Spiritual Poetic Expressions of the High Holiday Mahzor - Class 1

    August 22nd, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min

    Rabbi Joel Rembaum leads a class reading and reflecting upon the mystical spirituality of a selection of classical poems embedded in the liturgy of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. The text used is the Mahzor Lev Shalem, with its fine English translation and insightful commentary.

    This is the first class in the series conducted via Zoom on August 17. 2022.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Parshat Re'eh | Seudah Sh'lishit 5782

    August 20th, 2022  |  34 mins 8 secs

    Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, August 20, 2022.

  • Shabbat Sermon: "Avoiding Costco Anxiety: Living With Enough"

    August 20th, 2022  |  16 mins 50 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, August 20, 2022.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    August 19th, 2022  |  18 mins 34 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 5:2

    August 17th, 2022  |  56 mins 1 sec

    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, August 17, 2022, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 5:2.

  • Siddur Class #93 - Aleinu - Part 5

    August 16th, 2022  |  33 mins 29 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles and via Zoom - August 16, 2022

  • Shabbat Teaching: Nachamu

    August 13th, 2022  |  16 mins 43 secs

    Jacki Honig's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, August 13, 2022.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Parshat Vaethanan - Praying for the Ability to Pray

    August 13th, 2022  |  31 mins 47 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, August 13, 2022.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    August 12th, 2022  |  15 mins 30 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.

  • Siddur Class #92 - Aleinu - Part 4

    August 9th, 2022  |  31 mins 49 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles and via Zoom - August 9, 2022

  • Tishah B'av Address: Dr. Nurnisa Kurban With Jewish World Watch (Uyghur LA Board member)

    August 6th, 2022  |  1 hr 4 mins

    Nurnisa is a Principal of Harold McAlister High School . She's worked with LAUSD for more than 17 years after earning her Doctorate of Education from USC and an MA of Educational Leadership and Teaching Credential from Cal State University Northridge. Nurnisa came to the United States from Kashkar, the Xinjiang Autonomous region of China, in 1997. Much of her family still resides there although she is unable to be in contact with them.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Bringing ChaBaD Into our Future!

    August 6th, 2022  |  22 mins 30 secs

    Only those with wisdom and clarity of heart will be given the wisdom to walk with God. The rest will only build with knowledge, understanding, and experience. How are you building your/our future?

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, August 6, 2022.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Devarim Seudah Sh'lishit July 30 2022 | 5782

    July 30th, 2022  |  32 mins 34 secs

    Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, July 30, 2022.

  • Shabbat Teaching: Shabbat Morning Mattot Masei 5782

    July 30th, 2022  |  19 mins 4 secs

    Rabbi-Cantor Hillary Chorny's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on July 30, 2022.

  • Rashi Class: Shemot/Exodus 5:22

    July 27th, 2022  |  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 Wednesday, July 27, 2022, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 5:22.

  • Siddur Class #92 - Aleinu - Part 3

    July 26th, 2022  |  30 mins 42 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles and via Zoom - July 26, 2022