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We deepen relationships to Judaism and our community by engaging the soul, heart, and mind.

Temple Beth Am welcomes the entire spectrum of our Jewish community: people of all ages, races, and abilities; interfaith families; and people who are single, partnered, straight, lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. As a vibrant center of learning, we enable each member to reflect the holy.


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Shabbat Minyan Service and Dairy Potluck Lunch for Yom Ha'atzmaut

Saturday, April 21, 10:30 AM
Temple Beth Am
Special guests Rabbi Naamah Kelman, Dean of the Taube Family Campus of Hebrew Union College-JIR in Jerusalem, and her husband Elan Ezrachi, a Jerusalem-based author and consultant on Jewish Peoplehood and Israel-Diaspora affairs, who are on sabbatical this year will give a short talk during Shabbat services, followed by more conversation during a dairy potluck lunch on “Israel’s 70th Anniversary: Relations between Israel and the Diaspora.”

Spring Play

Wholesale dress graphicSeattle Jewish Theater Company's "I Can Get It for You Wholesale"
Sunday, April 22, 2:00 PM
University Prep Theater, Wedgwood
Cost: $18 adults, $12 students and seniors

Directed by Art Feinglass and sponsored by Temple Beth Am and Congregation Beth Shalom. This classic Jewish musical, set in New York’s garment district in 1937, was a hit on Broadway in 1962, running 300 performances, and launched the careers of Elliott Gould and Barbra Streisand. Buy tickets here.

Song Circle with Cantor Victor Geigner

Cantor Victor GeignerTuesdays, April 24; 7:00 – 8:15 PM
Beth Am Sanctuary 
Learn service repertoire, listen to Jewish music from around the world, and embrace the musical treasures of our people in this intimate class with Temple Beth Am’s Cantor Victor Geigner. Come once or every week! No previous Hebrew or musical knowledge necessary. To find out more or to RSVP, contact Cantor Geigner.

Israeli Folk Dancing with the Sisters of Beth Am

Wednesday, April 25, 7:00 PM
Beth Am Social Hall

Join us for an evening of celebrating Israel's 70th for Yom Ha'atzmaut and Israeli dancing led by Sisters of Beth Am member Ellen Kret. This event will be apart of our Temple Beth Am Gala buy-in experiences. $18 per woman to participate will go directly to support our synagogue.

Shabbat Stroll with the Sisters of Beth Am

Shabbat WalkSaturday, April 28, 2:00 - 4:00 PM 
Magnuson Park
Meet up at Magnuson Beach Playground (enter at 74th street) for a contemplative stroll along Lake Washington with Sisters of Beth Am. Everyone is welcome. Dress for the weather and contact Karen Appel with questions or for contact information when at the park.

Torah & Tea with Rabbi Ruth A. Zlotnick

Torah Tea 2018Sunday, May 6, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Temple Beth Am Social Hall
The Sisters of Beth Am (SBA) are honored to host a seasonal light lunch with tea in the Social Hall, a text study and discussion lead by Rabbi Ruth A. Zlotnick, and an opportunity to connect with women at Beth Am through study and conversation. This event is free and open to everyone. RSVPs appreciated by Tuesday, May 1 to Director of Community Engagement Alexis Kort.

Shabbat Minyan Service and Lunch with Health Care for All
with Sen. David Frockt and Rep. Nicole Macri

Saturday, May 12, 10:30 AM minyan, 12:30 PM lunch
Beth Am Social Hall
David Frockt (46th LD Senator) and Nicole Macri (43rd LD Representative) will discuss the Jewish values that led them to seek political office and how these values informed their work in the state legislature. The lunch is being sponsored by Temple Beth Am’s Health Care for All Committee to review the accomplishments during this year’s session

Temple Beth Am Civil Rights Journey

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June 21 – 26, 2018
Atlanta, Montgomery, Selma, Birmingham, Memphis, Graceland
Congregants will learn about the struggles of African Americans to gain equality in the 1950s and '60s as well as discover how Jews were involved in Civil Rights struggle. We will delve into the creation of rock and roll and how this helped break down the walls of segregation. We will gain a deeper understanding of why Jews, as a people who have known oppression, must care and act when others are oppressed. Our itinerary will include visits to the Rosa Parks Museum, Edmund Pettus Bridge, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Stax and Sun Studios, and the Underground Railroad Museum and National Civil Rights Museum. Check back into our Israel and Travel page for updates.

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