Community | Congregation Beth Am




Congregation Beth Am's warm and welcoming community offers something for everyone! Whether you want to engage with others in learning, worship or social justice activities, a benefit of our large congregation is our ability to offer myriad small-group activities to help you grow and connect.

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Finding points of connection strengthens our community experience on Shabbat, on the High Holy Days and whenever our congregation comes together to celebrate, to comfort or to contemplate our past, present and future.

Please browse the links to our various community groups. Our staff is happy to help make connections or to start a new group if your interest is not yet represented. Making the effort will ensure that Beth Am becomes your home away from home -- the place where there's always a friend to sit with, the place where you belong. Welcome!

Members of Beth Am now have a collaborative space just for them. Signing up is very easy at
Would you be interested in being kept abreast of current assaults on the Jewish community and combating these trends? Sign up today!
Bring Your Friends, Family and Neighbors Interested in Beth Am — Know someone who might be interested in joining Beth Am? We invite all prospective members to celebrate Shabbat with Beth Am in our Outdoor Chapel at 6:15 PM every Friday in August. 
Please consider a gift to the Poltava Fund in celebration of a family simchah or to honor a loved one.
Donating your vehicle to Beth Am is easy and supports our community.
We’re looking for large, gently-used, inter-locking building blocks for use in our toddler and pre-k programs. A drop off bin is available in the Youth Ed. office. Thank you!  
Adventures in Budapest, Vienna & Israel: April 22-May 6, 2018; With Rabbis Janet & Shelly Marder and Orna Morad — At the information session, we’ll present a detailed itinerary and answer all of your questions. If you’re interested, but can’t attend this meeting, please email Orna Morad or call (650) 493-4661.
Pick up a good book at the Beth Am Library today! — Pick up a good book at the Beth Am Library today!
Beginning in August - stay tuned for more information!; Location TBD
Reflect on the year that's been, prepare for a new year and make some new friends — Reflect on the year that's been, prepare for a new year, and make some new friends in this four-part small group series.
"As the High Holy Days approach, we prepare for our shared time of reflection and renewal. Wherever we gather in a particular year, we create the Beth Am community — one enriched by beautiful music, the spirit and commitment of our members, our genuine care for one another. We look forward to sharing these meaningful days with all of you, and send warmest wishes for a healthy and peaceful new year." — Rabbi Janet Marder and Beth Am President Bruce Ives
Fall 2017
Beth Am's Small Groups initiative is growing! — This fall, there are a number of ways to experience Sh'ma Groups, Beth Am's Small Groups initiative.
Congregation Beth Am
  • 26790 Arastradero Rd., Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
  • (650) 493-4661 Contact Us

We strive to live as a holy community whose study and practice of Judaism inspires and challenges us to "do justice, to love kindness and to walk humbly with our God" (Micah 6:8).