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Congregation Beth Am has one of the finest synagogue libraries in Northern California. Looking for a good book to take on vacation? Look no further than the Beth Am Library. We have novels, short stories and non-fiction that are perfect to take to the beach, to curl up with under a tree in the mountains, or to enjoy on a lawn chair in your back yard. Topics range from the Russian immigrant experience to poignant and humorous stories on current issues of homosexuality and anti-Semitism, from why people are divided by politics and religion to spirituality and Mussar practice. The Library has a state-of-the-art Judaica Library Computer Catalog system - books and videotapes may be searched by author, title, subject or keyword. Search our online catalog.
The prayer-life of Congregation Beth Am is both communal and personal, offering quiet, meditative moments as well as community celebration. First and foremost, our worship is musical and participatory, inclusive and intergenerational, egalitarian and welcoming. The Service Schedule lists the speaker for each service, as well as times for smaller Minyanim and Jewish Meditation gatherings. Erev Shabbat services are available via live video stream at: www.betham.org/streaming
Beth Am is a warm and friendly congregation. Our members form deep, long-lasting friendships and are dedicated to meaningful worship, dynamic Jewish learning and compassionate care through all stages of life. Beth Am is a member of the Union for Reform Judaism.
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For over 60 years, Congregation Beth Am has been sustained by the free will offerings of our members. Their heartfelt gifts of time, skill and financial resources have helped to create a place of remarkable physical and spiritual beauty.