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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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Erev Shavuot and Covenant Renewal Service

Saturday, May 19, 7:00 PM
Beth Am Sanctuary
Our 10th Grade Covenant Renewal class leads this beautiful service and share their perspective on what it means to engage with Torah through a service that includes creative reading and music. This service is held during Shavuot because the students are reaching a point in their lives where they can stand at Mt. Sinai and receive the Torah anew.

Shavuot Festival Morning Service with Yizkor

Sunday, May 20, 10:30 AM
Beth Am Sanctuary
Our festival morning service includes the Ten Commandments, Hallel prayers, Yizkor, and more.

Annual Meeting

Tuesday, May 22, 6:45 - 8:15 PM
Beth Am Social Hall
Temple Beth Am members will have the opportunity to vote on the annual budget as well as new Board members and officers.

Responding to Senior Myths and Aging

Thursday, June 7, 6:30 – 8:00 PM
Beth Am Sanctuary
Steve Adler, 87, was married to Judy for 65 years when she died from Alzheimer’s disease. Their daughter, Barbara West, is an elder-law attorney and was Judy’s end-of-life caretaker. Looking back on Judy’s illness and death, this father-daughter team recognized that several “senior myths” often prevent aging Americans from being pro-active and planning for their own care. Steve, Barbara, and Adam Halpern, Director of Older Adult Services at Jewish Family Service, will draw from their personal and professional experiences to share insights about these aging myths and related realities for caregivers. They will also provide strategies and hard-to-locate resources for aging adults and caregivers. This event is in partnership with Jewish Family Service and Congregation Beth Shalom.

Shabbat to Honor our Volunteers and Board Installation Service

Friday, June 8, 8:00 PM
Temple Beth Am
In June, the passion and dedication our volunteers give to our synagogue will be honored at a special Shabbat service. We will invite our volunteers to the bima for a special aliya and have an extra festive oneg after services. We will also recognize and install our new Board of Directors members for 2018-2019. We appreciate your ongoing efforts to support our sacred community and help change the world.

Sisters of Beth Am Rosh Hodesh Schmooze

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Beth Am Social Hall
We’ve decided to switch up our celebration of the sun to a celebration of the moon. Join us for an evening of learning more about Rosh Hodesh and celebrating female friendships. We will also celebrate the start of summer with a casual happy hour potluck featuring a variety of wine, non-alcoholic drinks, hors d’oeuvres, sweets, and schmoozing. More information on the Sisters of Beth Am page.

Pride Shabbat

PRIDE SHABBAT 2018 4 26 web cropFriday, June 15, 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Bet Alef Meditative Synagogue
Temple Beth Am is proud to be a community partner for Pride Shabbat! Pride Shabbat is open to the community and is a celebration of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Jews along with friends, families, and allies. Register here.

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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Mon-Thur: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Fri: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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