Shabbat with Scholar in Residence, Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson
Friday, March 31-Saturday, April 1 | 8:00-9:30PM Friday; during Shabbat morning services and 5:00-6:30PM Saturday | 88th and 89th Street
Join us in welcoming Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, Vice-President of the American Jewish University in Los Angeles and Dean of its Ziegler School of Rabbinical Studies. Here’s what we have in store:
- Friday: During our Community Shabbat Dinner, Artson will discuss “God of Becoming & Relationship: A New Way to Inspire Ourselves and Our Community.” Register for dinner here
- Saturday morning: At services Artson will deliver the D’var Torah, entitled “We Are All On The Way: Making the Process of Identity, Ethics, & Meaning Our Own.”
- Saturday afternoon: Artson will lecture on “Judaism as Wisdom: The World is Changing, Can Judaism Help?”
This Shabbat programming is sponsored by Stephen Stulman. Questions? Contact Billie.
About Rabbi Artson
Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson has long been a passionate advocate for social justice, human dignity, diversity, and inclusion. He has written and spoken on a wide range of topics including environmental ethics, special needs inclusion, racial and economic justice, LGBT marriage and ordination rights, and more.
As a member of his university’s Philosophy Department, Artson is particularly interested in theology, ethics, and the integration of science and religion. He supervises the Miller Introduction to Judaism Program and mentors Camp Ramah in California (Ojai) and Camp Ramah of Northern California (Monterey Bay). He is also Dean of the Zacharias Frankel College in Potsdam, Germany, where he ordains Conservative rabbis for Europe. A frequent contributor to The Huffington Post and The Times of Israel, Artson is the author of 12 books and over 250 articles, most recently Renewing the Process of Creation: A Jewish Integration of Science and Spirit (Jewish Lights). He and his wife Elana Artson are the proud parents of twins, Jacob and Shira.