Kehillat Israel Podcasts

Torah study, sermons and seminars on Jewish topics presented at Kehillat Israel, the largest Reconstructionist congregation in the world.

About the show

Recordings of the weekly Friday morning Torah study class at Kehillat Israel in Pacific Palisades, California as well as other events at K.I. including sermons, classes and public events.

Kehillat Israel is an inclusive Jewish synagogue community, which honors diverse religious and spiritual backgrounds. Grounded in Jewish cultural and religious tradition, and guided by the core Reconstructionist principle to value both the wisdom of the past and the need for evolving belief and practice, KI seeks through prayer, learning and Tikkun Olam to create a sacred space in which its members of all ages may find meaning, purpose and joy.

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Episodes

  • Emor III: Occasions Sacred And Not

    May 13th, 2022  |  52 mins 2 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom - Leviticus 23:23-24:23 - May 13, 2022

  • Kedoshim III: The Holiness Challenge

    May 6th, 2022  |  54 mins 13 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom - Leviticus 19:15-20:27 - May 6, 2022

  • Acharei Mot III: Yasher Koach!

    April 29th, 2022  |  52 mins 28 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom - Leviticus 17:1-18:30 - April 29. 2022

  • Why Do We Do That? - Class 2 - Havdalah

    April 27th, 2022  |  52 mins 37 secs

    Rabbi Bernstein takes an informative and entertaining look at why Jews do what they do. This class covers Havdalah customs including lighting a special candle and smelling spices.

    The class was conducted at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom on April 28, 2022.

  • Metzora III: Finding Hidden Sparks Of Holiness

    April 8th, 2022  |  56 mins 13 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom - Leviticus 14:33-15:33 - April 8. 2022

  • Tazria III: The Power In Seeing Others

    April 1st, 2022  |  54 mins 36 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom - Leviticus 13:29-59 - April 1. 2022

  • Why Do We Do That? - Class 1 - Shabbat

    March 30th, 2022  |  56 mins 41 secs

    Rabbi Bernstein takes an informative and entertaining look at why Jews do what they do. This class covers Shabbat customs including lighting candles, making Kiddush and blessing Challah.

    The class was conducted at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom on March 30, 2022.

  • Shemini III: Kashrut And Justice

    March 25th, 2022  |  48 mins 53 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class at Kehillat Israel and via Zoom - Leviticus 11:1-47 - March 25. 2022

  • Tzav III: Consumption And The Sacred

    March 18th, 2022  |  54 mins

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Leviticus 8:1-36 - March 18. 2022

  • Vayikra III: Guilt and Purification

    March 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 32 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Leviticus 4:27-5:26 - March 11, 2022

  • Pekudei III: The Mishkan vs. The Golden Calf

    March 3rd, 2022  |  54 mins 10 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 39:22-40:38 - March 4, 2022

  • Vayakhel: Where Is The Ark?

    February 25th, 2022  |  44 mins 33 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - guest teacher Rabbi Daniel Shar - Exodus 35:1-38L29 - February 25, 2022

  • KI Tisa III: Can We See God? Should We?

    February 18th, 2022  |  52 mins 12 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 33:12-34:35 - February 18, 2022

  • Tetzaveh: Money and The Sacred

    February 11th, 2022  |  44 mins 12 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - guest teacher Rabbi Daniel Sher - Exodus 27:20 - February 11, 2022

  • Terumah III: Building A Place For God Among/Within Us

    February 4th, 2022  |  57 mins 5 secs

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 26:31-27:19 - February 4, 2022

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  • Mishpatim III: First Do, Then Hear

    January 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min

    Rabbi Amy Bernstein's weekly Torah study class via Zoom - Exodus 23:20-24:18 - January 28, 2022