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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.

What's New

Temple Beth Am offices are closed
Thursday, December 25.



Chanukah at Temple Beth Am
Chanukah starts Tuesday night, December 16

Celebrate the Festival of Lights with the rest of your TBA community! This year we have several nights filled with fun for every member of the family:

  • Sisters of Beth Am: Lights, Laughter, and Bling
  • Chana-Kugel Cook-Off Shabbat Dinner
  • TBA Cabaret Night
  • Hanukkah Hobbit Havdalah
  • Young Families of Beth Am Sippy Cup Schmooze
  • TBA Community Chanukah Party
  • KlezKidz Performances

Go here for full details of this year's Chanukah festivities.


Mary’s Place Families return to TBA
December 23-30

We are delighted to again offer homeless families a cozy place out of the cold at our Family Shelter this December. Volunteers are needed to provide dinner, drive the 15-person van, and especially to stay overnight with our guests.We’d love to have teens help with the children!

Go here to sign up. You can also contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details on how you can help.



Havdalah Pool Party
Saturday, December 27 / 3:15 - 4:15 PM
$5/person; $10/family
Mountlake Terrace Pool (5303 228th St SW)

Open to the entire community! Play in this amazing pool, which has a fun island and plumbed spray toys, a lazy river, deep water, and more. There is even a handicapped access ramp so people of all abilities can participate.

At the end we will celebrate havdalah right there in the shallow end of the pool! Limited spaces available.

Go here for details and to register.


Scholar-in-Residence Professor Jonathan K. Crane
Eating as an Ethical Experience
January 23-25, 2015

This year’s scholar-in-residence is former TBA member Jonathan K. Crane, the Raymond F. Schinazi Junior Scholar of Bioethics and Jewish Thought at Emory University’s Center for Ethics. His discussions and text studies will be rooted in examining the ethics of what and how we eat.

Go here for information on the entire weekend.


TBA House Parties
Now through May!

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.


Best of Jewish Seattle 2014

Last year JTNews readers voted Temple Beth Am Best Jewish Supplemental School and Best Adult Education Program!

Voting has just opened on this year's survey, which also includes the categories of Best Local Sports Team, Best Bookstore, and Best Congregation (hint hint).

Go here to take this year's survey.


TBA Senior Rides Program

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.

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PJ Library Neighborhood Song & Story Time
Thursdays / 10:00 - 11:00 AM

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.


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