Saxe Family Scholar-in-Residence
Each year, Beth Am brings a renowned scholar to the community for a weekend of learning, affording a unique opportunity to learn from an expert. This year’s scholar-in-residence will Rabbi Sharon Brous, founder and senior rabbi of IKAR, a leading edge Jewish community in Los Angeles that seeks to inspire people across the religious spectrum. Rabbi Brous will be speaking at Beth Am on December 9-10, 2016.
Asilomar Adult Study Retreat
Every summer, congregants and staff join together for a relaxing, inspiring and fun weekend on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. Celebrate Shabbat together with prayer, learning, singing and schmoozing. The next Asilomar weekend will be July 22-24, 2016.
Learning with the Local Jewish Community
Throughout the year, there are several opportunities to learn with the local Jewish community beyond Beth Am, from the annual Feast of Jewish Learning, to the Tikkun Leil Shavuot, the all-night study session held at Congregation Kol Emeth. Beth Am clergy and educators join other local rabbis and teachers for community-building and study of a variety of Jewish topics.