• Shabbat services are Dynamic
  • TBA values our Youth
  • Our members are Hands-On
  • We have services made just for Families

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 will be closed
Wednesday, August 27, for staff training.

TBA offices will also be closed
Monday, September 1, in observance of Labor Day.



Welcome With Your Community
Fridays through August and September

Join with your friends to welcome Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick, our new Senior Rabbi, to our Temple Beth Am community.

Starting with Shabbat services this summer, we will have a variety of services, events, and small intimate gatherings that will allow you to gather with our congregation in this exciting time of Temple life. Friday evening services through September will be co-hosted by some of our committees and special groups. On September 5, the oneg will be co-hosted by our Young Families at Beth Am and Seattle Jewish Seniors.

here for details.


TBA Annual Shabbat BBQ
Friday, August 22 After 6:15 PM Klezmer Kabbalat Shabbat service
Adults: $15; Children (ages 3-12): $7
FREE for New Members (those who have joined since High Holy Days 2013)

To help welcome Rabbi Ruth into our Temple Beth Am community, this year our beautiful TBA courtyard will be set for an extra special summer BBQ. Reconnect with friends, meet new people, and have a glorious time!

Go here for details and to register.


Summer Sippy Cup Schmooze
Friday, August 22 / 5:15 - 6:15 PM / FREE

Right before our 6:15 PM Klezmer Kabbalat Shabbat service and Shabbat BBQ (see above), families with kids kindergarten-aged and under are invited to the TBA backyard playground for an hour of snacks and schmoozing. You’ll have the opportunity to meet Rabbi Ruth Zlotnick. Hosted by Young Families at Beth Am.

(Stick around afterwards for Shabbat services and the BBQ, too!)


High Holy Days 5775
Rosh Hashanah: Wednesday, September 24 and Thursday, September 25
Yom Kippur: Friday, October 3 and Saturday, October 4

The High Holy Days start late this year, but TBA is getting ready now! High Holy Day packets will be mailed out the week of August 25 to all of our members, but you can find out about our schedule of services and activities here.


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 evening 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.


TBA Religious School
Register now for this coming year!

When you register with our Religious School, one of the largest on the West Coast, you provide your children an outstanding education in an inclusive community who are striving to cultivate literate and ethical Jews according to the values of Reform Judaism. Go here for more info.

Temple Beth Am members can click here to register online.

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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 morning all summer long for Jewish songs and stories. During the month of August, our very own Wendy Marcus will being telling stories and singing in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English.

Open to TBA members and non-members alike! Go here to learn more about the PJ Library.


Best of Jewish Seattle

JTNews readers recently voted TBA Best Jewish Supplemental School and Best Adult Education Program!

Thanks to all of you who voted for us, and congratulations to all of the staff and volunteers who have contributed to make our programs the best!

See who won in the other categories here.

Summer Office Hours
Weekdays: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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