Name: Temple Beth Am
Address: 1039 South La Cienega Boulevard. Los Angeles, CA 90035
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 700+
What percentage of members are older than 50? 50%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service?
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? At Temple Beth Am approximately 350 people on Shabbat. There is also a separate Library Minyan on Saturday mornings with 150 people.
Shabbat dress code: Women wear skirts or dresses, men typically in button-down shirts.
Daily services? Yes, both morning and evening.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes, we have our own building.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes, always a kiddush after Shabbat morning services.
Language of service: Prayers are done in Hebrew.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? English translation and transliteration.
Children’s programming: Yes, youth services every Shabbat morning.
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? Yes, available here.
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? Unsure.
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? He will not officiate, but will attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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