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

  • Parenting Through The Parsha: Naso

    June 14th, 2024  |  9 mins 30 secs

    Rabbi Matt Shapiro explores this week's Torah reading through the lens of Parenting.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    June 14th, 2024  |  19 mins 49 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

  • Shavuot Yizkor Sermon: "Learning To Forget"

    June 13th, 2024  |  10 mins 48 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Yizkor Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, June 13, 2024.

  • Shavuot Sermon: "נעשה ונשמע - Na'aseh V'nishma: Receiving The Torah"

    June 12th, 2024  |  12 mins 41 secs

    Rabbi Susan Laemmle's Shavuot Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, June 12, 2024.

  • Siddur Class #139: The Poem Akdamut on Shavuot

    June 11th, 2024  |  38 mins 58 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles via Zoom - June 11, 2024

  • Shabbat Teaching: Parshat Naso, 5784--"To Be Or Not To be...Commanded"

    June 8th, 2024  |  34 mins 26 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, June 8, 2024.

  • Shabbat Sermon: "On Anger. And Passion. And Jerusalem."

    June 8th, 2024  |  16 mins 48 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, June 8, 2024.

  • Parenting Through The Parsha: Bamidbar

    June 7th, 2024  |  6 mins 30 secs

    Rabbi Matt Shapiro explores this week's Torah reading through the lens of Parenting.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    June 7th, 2024  |  19 mins 12 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 10:4

    June 5th, 2024  |  59 mins 12 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, June 5, 2024, this week beginning with Shemot/Exodus 10:4.

    (Facebook/Zoom)

  • Siddur Class #138 - Intro To Jewish Theology - Part 24 - Overview and Review

    June 4th, 2024  |  29 mins 51 secs

    Rabbi Avi Havivi's siddur class at Temple Beth Am Los Angeles via Zoom - June 4, 2024

  • Meaningful Discussions Based on THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE: "Prayer"

    June 3rd, 2024  |  58 mins 7 secs

    Prayer is the string through which all of our spiritual (and material) experience comes together., based on Chapter 11 of the book THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE by Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinstaltz.

    THE THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE is a layperson's journey through the building blocks of Jewish philosophy exploring our purpose in this lifetime and how to make the most of it.

    His nephew, Rabbi Chaim Sperlin, taught this class at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, on June 3, 2024.

  • Shabbat Teaching: "Honoring our Teachers"

    June 1st, 2024  |  26 mins 52 secs

    Rabbi Rebecca Schatz's Shabbat Teaching at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, June 1, 2024.

  • Shabbat Sermon: “Do Not Be Jewish, Or Be Human, By Accident.”

    June 1st, 2024  |  13 mins 33 secs

    Rabbi Adam Kligfeld's Shabbat Sermon at Temple Beth Am, Los Angeles, June 1, 2024.

  • Meditation and Mindfulness with Rabbi Adam Kligfeld

    May 31st, 2024  |  21 mins 33 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.

  • Parenting Through The Parsha: Bechukotai

    May 31st, 2024  |  10 mins 22 secs

    Rabbi Matt Shapiro explores this week's Torah reading through the lens of Parenting.