Posted on April 25, 2018 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

In a time of unprecedented change, political turmoil, and a desire for spiritual depth that augments human dignity and honors our diversity, how can Conservative/Masorti Judaism shine more light in the world? Listen to Rabbi Artson’s Keynote Address at the international conference of the Rabbinical Assembly, held in Chicago.

Posted on February 16, 2018 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Join Rabbi Artson and the students of the Ziegler School in a lively, unscripted conversation about reading the Megillah in Hebrew, the tragic school shooting in Florida, does God feel our pain, our response to immigrant children, what does it mean to feel that one was a Hebrew slave in Egypt, what links us to future generations, and the limits of gendered language in the Bible!

Posted on January 31, 2018 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Join with the Ziegler students as Rabbi Artson fields questions ranging from voting on Rosh HaShanah, the possibilities of asceticism in Judaism, lessons from this year’s flu, living with a family secret, the future of non-egalitarian observance within Conservative Judaism, and the spirituality of tonight’s Blue Moon!

Posted on April 22, 2013 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

 This is a Q and A format podcast by Rabbi Artson. He offers discussion on topics such as justification for War in Jewish tradition, Anti-semitism in the modern world, Anti-semitism & anti-zionism,Teshuvah in light of civil law, Holocaust education, Leadership training, parents responsibility to adult children and more. 

Posted on April 21, 2013 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Rabbi Artson fields questions from the public: What sermon would you have given after Boston and Texas? Reactions to the prominent rabbi who created a fake online persona? How can we show empathy for people with different stories? When does holy space become idolatry? What should the Israel/Diaspora relationship look like?

Posted on October 3, 2012 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

This is a Q and A style format with Rabbi Artson. In this podcast, the Rabbi talks about his views on topics such as Why do so many Jews do Yom Kippur but not Sukkot? What is our role in elections? Mood Altering Simchat Torah? What would you add to a rabbinical school curriculum (if you could)?

Posted on September 9, 2012 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

This is a Q and A style format with Rabbi Artson. In this podcast, the Rabbi talks about his views on topics such as a variety of questions posed by the ZSRS community.  From rabbis and partisan politics to the challenges of speaking about God.