Posted on November 9, 2018 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Listen in as Rabbi Artson and the students of the Ziegler School explore: what would you wish you could change in the Torah? Gun control? Donations from a bad person? Is Los Angeles the Diaspora? Is Tel Aviv? What’s new in Jewish Philosophy? Rabbis working outside of congregations? Must converts believe in God? Connecting the work of social justice and personal growth?

Posted on October 31, 2018 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Lively conversation between Rabbi Artson and the Ziegler students exploring: can Jews participate in Halloween? Reflections on the shooting at the synagogue in Pittsburgh, antisemitism and our responses, what would you say to the family of the baby having its brit milah in that synagogue that morning? Support from other communities and our connections to them, and exploring what does it mean to politicize or not politicize this event?

Posted on October 4, 2018 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Rabbi Artson answers Ziegler students’ burning questions about sexual harassment and abuse, how the Internet has hurt and helped, seeking a solution to move us forward, what advice Senator Graham’s rabbi ought to offer, what advise Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s rabbi might suggest. Oh, and a question about Sukkot rituals that seem pagan (and why they’re so much fun!)

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.