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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.

Voted "Best Synagogue" by the readers of Jewish in Seattle!

What's New

Annual Kabbalat Shabbat Celebrating Yiddish

Yiddish Kabbalat Shabbat 2018 cropFriday, July 27, 6:15 PM
Beth Am Sanctuary
Our annual celebration of all things Yiddish will feature Yiddish poetry, songs, and prayers. All Yiddish material will be translated. The evening will include traditional Hebrew liturgy and English readings. Instrumental accompaniment from Wendy Marcus and Shawn Weaver. Financial support from the Alfred and Tillie Shemanski Trust Fund.

Annual Shabbat BBQ

Annual Shabbat BBQ 2018 crop 01Friday, August 17, after 6:15 PM Shabbat services
Temple Beth Am
Shake out your sandals and meet us in the Beth Am courtyard for a beach-themed BBQ after Shabbat services. Enjoy a delicious catered dinner, drinks, and dessert. Dinner includes a turkey burger/hot dog/veggie dog, salads, fruit, lemonade/beer /wine, and coconut cake for dessert.

Register by logging into ChaverWeb. Cost: $20 adults / $10 children (6-16 years old) / FREE for kids 5 and under and new members (contact Director of Community Engagment Alexis Kort for details)

High Holy Days 2018/5779

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More information and purchase High Holy Days tickets here.

Holiday Honey

Do something sweet for your loved ones while supporting Temple Beth Am's Covenant Renewal Class by ordering holiday honey!

Each bottle of kosher honey is $12, packaged with a custom message. Order at Honey from the Heart to make the 10th Grade Covenant Renewal class trip to New York exceptional.

Order by Wednesday, July 11 for free shipping. Your order must be placed by Wednesday, August 15 for guaranteed delivery for Rosh Hashanah.

Lowen-Kaplan Award Winner

Ronnie ShureAs the winner of Temple Beth Am’s 2018 Lowen-Kaplan Award, Ronnie Shure embodies Beth Am’s Mission (“We deepen relationships to Judaism and our community by engaging the soul, heart, and mind”) as well as its future with the Strategic Plan. According to Lowen-Kaplan Committee Chairperson Barbara Droker, Ronnie has given “hours of outreach, welcome, and training as our Shamus haGadol (soul, transparency). In addition, Ronnie has modeled leadership, intelligence, and caring through the Health Care for All Committee and participation at the state level to promote a single payer (health care) system (heart, adaptability).” (Click here to read Barbara Droker's article on Ronnie.)

Ronnie has been a Beth Am member since 1986 when he moved to Seattle from Norfolk, VA. He is active in the Beth Am community, serving on the Board of Directors, as the co-chair for the Religious Practices Committee and on the Health Care for All committee as well as being involved in Beth Am’s other tikkun olam committees, including the Interfaith and Intercultural Initiative and Homeless to Renter.

Beth Am Communications Lead Rachel Román asked Ronnie what it means to win the Lowen-Kaplan Award and being involved in our temple community and social advocacy. Click here to read the Q&A with Ronnie.

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