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TBA is a vibrant spiritual center for Conservative Judaism meeting the spiritual, cultural and educational needs of our members. We strive to be a Kehillah Kedosha, a sacred and caring community, serving the needs of the Jewish population in NW Broward County, FL. 

We offer a comprehensive program of activities for any age and any lifestyle. Come see for yourself!

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Join us for Shabbat

Fridays: Carlebach Happy Minyan at 6:10 pm.
Saturdays: We meet in our Sanctuary at 9:00 am. Rabbi Plotkin leads the service, and congregants are encouraged to participate by reading Torah or leading parts of the service.

(babysitting available during services)

Office Hours

Regular Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: 9:00am-12:00pm

Call our Office with your questions

Our friendly staff always welcomes your inquiries. Please contact us if you have questions about life cycle events such as baby namings, bar and bat mitzvah scheduling, or wedding planning. Contemplating membership at Temple Beth Am? Please call us at 954-968-4545, or email us at information@beth-am.org, and let us answer your questions.

News at TBA

Sermon Metzorah - April 5, 2014

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 12:00am -- Rabbi Plotkin

The Torah reading this morning began by saying, 

"the Lord spoke to Moses saying, ‘this shall be the ritual for a leper at the time that he is to be purified. When it has been reported to the priest, the priest shall go outside the camp.'" 

The commentary in our text caught my eye on this verse. Regarding the phrase, “the priest shall go outside the camp” commentary says, “he is not to wait until people come to him with their concerns, but must go to where the people are.” 

March 29, 2014 - "Lazy is Not the Way to Go - Why the Conservative Movement is Failing." / Sermon Tazriah

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 12:00am -- Rabbi Plotkin

Have you ever noticed how some people are lazy? 

Oh I’m sorry, I don’t believe I’m allowed to say the word lazy. 

Have you ever noticed how many people have work-avoidance-syndrome? 

I heard about two men who were talking about going to Australia. One of them said, 

"Did you hear? The news says there's a diamond mine in the Outback where diamonds lay all over the ground. All you have to do is bend down and pick them up." 

The other guy looked offended and said, 

Sermon Shemini / March 22, 2014

Sat, 03/22/2014 - 12:00am -- Rabbi Plotkin

There are a lot of fascinating aspects to this week’s Torah portion. Some are joyous, like the consecration of the priests to enter and begin to serve in the new tabernacle. Some pertain to essential aspects that are unique to the Jewish experience, like the dietary laws. But there is another story of great tragedy, and pathos, that is found in the portion. 

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