Posted on October 13, 2022 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Ziegler Q&A hosted by Ziegler Dean Rabbi Artson. Topics included: guests and hospitality; homelessness in America today; length of services and how to attract the new generation; antisemitic rhetoric, assaults, and how to respond; corruption, racism, and antisemitism on the LA City Council.

Posted on March 23, 2022 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Jewish dietary practices allow us to welcome the sacred into our daily lives and into mundane acts.

Posted on September 20, 2021 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

None of us are islands, separate from the river of life and love that makes us who we are. Instead, as Judaism reminds us, we are the shared effort of many who supported and loved us, and they remain with us in each breathe. 

Posted on September 20, 2021 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

The genius of Judaism has linked two separate phases of turning: a spiritual return to our truest selves, and a physical return into our bodies, our world, and as Jews, to Israel. This double teshuvah, spiritual and physical, personal and centered on Zion, invites us home on every level.

Posted on September 9, 2021 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

As we continue to find our way through a challenging time, Judaism offers us wisdom and focus to hold on to a realistic hope and time-tested resilience.