Temple Beth Am's services are currently operating VIRTUALLY. Click here to join our virtual Shabbat services.

At this time, our religious school is temporarily being held at a local synagogue.  Please contact Debbie Lesser for additional information.

Please excuse the look of our website while we renovate it.
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WELCOME

Here at Temple Beth Am we are continuing to take preventative measures to ensure the care and protection of our congregation. Classes, meetings, and activities are taking place virtually for the time being.  Please know that if you are home bound, worried, or need advice or guidance, our clergy and staff are here for you.

Please check the Temple Beth Am Facebook page for information about upcoming services, including both our virtual services, and our occasional outdoor services together.

GROWING & FOSTERING OUR JEWISH WORLD

The mission of Temple Beth Am is to provide a connection to other adults and children through worship, education and social justice in accordance with the values, faith and traditions of Reform Judaism.

We are committed to embracing and welcoming all into our Temple Beth Am family to ensure an environment which is friendly, inclusive and comfortable to our members and friends.

We strive for a culture of involvement and engagement through which lifelong friendships can grow and through which there exists a true feeling of home when entering this spiritual place.

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Temple Beth Am is entering an exciting new chapter in its history, as we prepare a new physical home for our congregation. We are continuing to hold services virtually and in person all the while taking preventative measures to ensure the care and protection of our congregation. Religious School is being held at a neighboring synagogue. Adult Education classes, meetings, activities and speakers are taking place virtually for the time being. All B’nai Mitzvahs are being held at a neighboring synagogue. Please know that if you are home bound, worried, or need advice or guidance, our clergy and staff are here for you.

UPCOMING EVENTS

  1. Tue 24

    Book CLub

    May 24 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm
  2. Tue 24

    Board Meeting

    May 24 @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm
  3. Tue 21

    Executive Committee Meeting

    Jun 21 @ 7:30pm - 8:30pm
  4. Tue 28

    Book CLub

    Jun 28 @ 11:00am - 12:00pm
  5. Tue 28

    Board Meeting

    Jun 28 @ 7:30pm - 9:00pm

From the Union For Reform Judaism / Reform Movement

Netflix’s Russian Doll Season 2: Nesting Trauma in Three Generations of Jewish Women

Netflix’s Russian Doll Season 2: Nesting Trauma in Three Generations of Jewish Women jemerman May 18, 2022

In this season, time is immutable. It can be questioned, but not changed. Family can be understood, but not altered. The self, in this case, the result of intergenerational trauma, must be accepted. In Russian Doll, the only way to see the good in the world is to stop looking back, to stop journeying inward, and to the wake up in the present.

Q&A with Chinese Jewish Advocate and Educator Amy Albertson

Q&A with Chinese Jewish Advocate and Educator Amy Albertson jemerman May 4, 2022

Amy Albertson (she/her), 30, is a Chinese Jewish advocate and online educator living in Northern California. She works as a social media consultant for Jewish organizations.

Holy Sparks: Celebrating 50 Years of Women in the Rabbinate

Holy Sparks: Celebrating 50 Years of Women in the Rabbinate jemerman April 28, 2022

On June 3, 1972, Rabbi Sally Priesand was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion as the first woman rabbi in North America. To celebrate this milestone in Jewish and American history, HUC's Dr. Bernard Heller Museum in New York partnered with The Braid's Story Archive of Women Rabbis in Los Angeles to create the exhibition "Holy Sparks," presenting 24 ground-breaking women rabbis who were "firsts" in their time.

Combatting Loneliness, Poverty, and Trauma in the Lives of Holocaust Survivors

Combatting Loneliness, Poverty, and Trauma in the Lives of Holocaust Survivors jemerman April 25, 2022

Yom HaShoah is also known as Holocaust Remembrance Day and occurs on the 27 th of the month of Nisan. It is a day to commemorate those who perished during the Holocaust and listen to survivors tell their stories. However, as the survivor population ages, many are needing more assistance.