Welcome!

We hope you'll find this a useful source for information About Us and means for exchanging information about our activities. If you have not yet had a chance to join us for services, we hope you'll consider this a point of entry. Whether electronically or in person, we hope above all that you feel welcomed!

As an integral part of Temple Beth Am, we are proud of its wonderful heritage and leading role in the Los Angeles Jewish Community. The link above connects you back to the Temple Beth Am home page with information about synagogue membership and our broad range of religious, educational, and social activities.

If you want to receive email from and about the Library Minyan, please sign up for email.

We now have an online discussion forum for Library Minyan members. Anyone may read the postings there, but you must register with the site to reply to existing posts or initiate new discussions. Click here to begin.

WHAT'S NEW?

Announcements and Upcoming Events

To see a list of upcoming events, click here.

You can find our most recent DPL invitation here and our most recent Minyan Monthly here. A list of our most recent messages is here.

Gabbai Schedule:  The Gabbai Schedule for 5775 has been posted.  The schedule contains useful and important information concerning not only the gabbai schedule, but the contact information for gabbais, list of smachot, special days and so on.  It is subject to change, so visit it often!

If you you would like to have a place for a Shabbat or Chag LUNCH or DINNER, contact the Ohel Patuach/Open Tent coordinators at ohelpatuach@libraryminyan.org.

PLEASE VOLUNTEER NOW!

Daveners:  The Library Minyan is updating its list of daveners, Torah readers and Haftarah readers. If you are interested in being included, please fill out the Tefillah Volunteer Questionnaire and return it as shown on the questionnaire or give it to Bill Seligman.

Greeters:  The Minyan needs greaters to help ensure a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.  Contact Sharon Grob, sharongrob@icloud.com.

Torah Commentaries.  We post weekly commentaries on the Torah portion written by various members of the Minyan (this is in addition to the D'rashot and Divrei Torah given in services each week). The commentary on this week's portion and past commentaries can be accessed under "Quick Connections" below.  If you would like to write a commentary, contact Alana Rotter or Jonathan Rotter,

Mentoring Program.  The Minyan has an active mentoring program for those who would like to learn to lead parts of the service or just improve their davening skills.  If you are interested in participating, please contact Steve Spronz at superspronz@earthlink.net.

Sites to visit - Some of the RA Law Committee's teshuvot can be accessed at www.rabbinicalassembly.org/law/teshuvot_public.html -- check it out!

We're still a work in progress. If you have any suggestions for ways to improve our new web site please send them to either Carl Sunshine or Bob Roosth.

Quick Connections

Explore past commentaries from one of our membersin our Parshat Ha'Shavua archive.

Read past Divrei Torah in our D'var Torah archive.

See the current gabbai schedule.

Contact a gabbai or Minyan facilitator by e-mail.

Check the Minyan’s simcha guidelines if you want to celebrate a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Aufruf or other simcha with the Library Minyan. 

Visit the Minyan Community Board for announcements and events.