Located in Seattle’s North End,
we are a Reform synagogue committed to helping Jews and their loved ones build a joyful, spiritual, caring, and egalitarian community.
TBA welcomes the entire spectrum of our Jewish community: people of all ages, races, and abilities; interfaith families; and people who are single, partnered, straight, gay, lesbian, and transgender. As a vibrant center of learning, we enable each member to reflect the holy.
Voted "Best Adult Education Program" and "Best Jewish Supplemental School" by the readers of JTNews.
Temple Beth Am invites you to a weekend of festivities as Rabbi Ruth A. Zlotnick is formally installed as our Senior Rabbi. Help celebrate our Brit K'hilah -- the covenant between Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick and the TBA community!
At the Shabbat service and oneg on Friday evening, a rabbinic talk and family-friendly reception on Saturday afternoon, and a celebration with the Religious School on Sunday, TBA will officially spend the weekend welcoming Rabbi Zlotnick to our community.
Go here for details.
The 98118 ZIP code in southeast Seattle is among the most diverse in the US: there are at least 60 different lagnuages spoken and about 50 community organizations.
Our 8th Graders will spend the day meeting refugees and immigrants from Asia and Africa, and learn how we can engage in tikkun olam less than 15 minutes away from us.
Go here for details.
What are the implications in Washington of the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Hobby Lobby and Wheaton College cases, and what will Washington have to do to protect women's access to reproductive services?
Presenters Teresa Mosqueda (chairperson of the Healthy Washington Coalition) and TBA member Nancy Sapiro (an attorney who works as a lobbyist with a focus on issues of social and economic justice) will speak on these and other issues of health care services for all.
Go here for details of this month's Sunday Morning Forum.
We have had such great response to our house parties that we have just added more!
Help welcome Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick as our new Senior Rabbi by joining her, and connecting with other TBA members, in intimate gatherings at congregants’ homes in and around Seattle.
If you have not already signed up for a house party, go here for details and to register.
Go to these links for our rabbis' sermons of 2014:
Open to all seniors, to allow you to participate in evening programs at TBA, our Senior Rides Program is intended for people who have been unable to participate in activities at our synagogue because they do not have access to transportation or do not feel comfortable driving at night.
Go to our Seniors page for more info.
Toddlers and preschoolers, bring your favorite grown-up to TBA every Thursday for Jewish songs and stories with Betsy Dischel from PJ Library.
Open to TBA members and non-members alike! Go here to learn more about the PJ Library.