Posted on March 15, 2016 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Listen in to this latest podcast from Ziegler Torah to hear what’s on the minds of our Ziegler students, and our dean, Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, in this special, Ides of March, edition of “Questions and Answers from the Bel Air Beit Midrash!”

Posted on March 2, 2016 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Join us in the Ziegler Beit Midrash as our Dean, Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, shares a beautiful text from Shir Ha-Shirim Rabba on what happens to our Torah when we share it with others.

Posted on February 3, 2016 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Join our Ziegler School rabbinical students in sunny Bel Air, CA for this month’s open mic Q and A session with Rabbi Artson.   February’s highlights include questions about: Religious responses to global warming;  What can our communities learn from the Gafni affair; The newly announced plan for an egalitarian prayer space at the Kotel; Best practices when offering rabbinic counseling; and… Rabbi Artson’s pick for Super Bowl 50!

Posted on January 26, 2016 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Judaism has undergone great transitions in the past century:  Offering an ethnic haven for newcomers; then, after World War II, a catalyst for engagement in the broader culture.  Standing on these successes, today’s seekers long for wisdom to thrive and live with meaning.  Fortunately, Judaism is one of the world’s great wisdom traditions.

Posted on November 3, 2015 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Join us at the Ziegler School on a rare overcast Los Angeles day as our dean, Rabbi Brad Artson, answers students’ questions about the recent resolution by the Rabbinical Council of America condemning the ordination of women as rabbis, and on the legacy of Prime Minister Yitchak Rabin z”l at the occasion of his 20th yarhzeit.

Posted on October 20, 2015 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Join us and listen in to a funny and subversive, but also deep conversation about “what I love about Judaism,” between our dean, Rabbi Brad Artson, and Rabbi David Wolpe, of Sinai Temple.

Posted on October 15, 2015 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

Topics: Biblical Criticism and its utility for the religious reader of Holy texts, Jewish clergy in interfaith relationships, Judaism and US Presidential politics.

Posted on September 17, 2015 by Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson

In his Rosh Hashanah sermon at Temple Sinai, Rabbi Artson calls our American Jewish Community to come together as a loving family, and repair a relationship that has been deeply wounded by the many painful words that have been spoken during the past months.