Bradley Shavit Artson

JBC Talk Ep: 1 The Welcome To Our Podcast Edition

We were actually hoping to get our first episode out before the end of December.  Unfortunately, we weren’t able to pull it off. I had a fairly last-minute move, then I caught a nasty bug and was out of commission for several days. Then, it was the December holidays and, on top of that, Yair got hit with an illness of his own. Anyhow, better late than never, I guess. In this episode: We discuss Avi’s recent move to the Jewish neighbourhood in Pico Robertson and what effect it’s had on … [Read more…]

The JBC Podcast Promo

I’m happy to announce that things are moving along quite nicely with the podcast. We’ve already recorded our first interview, which was with Rabbi Bradley Artson of American Jewish University and despite my inexperienced bumbling about, the Rabbi gives an incredibly interesting interview. I’ve had several people give it a listen and provide feedback and the overall response has been extremely positive, so I’m confident people will really enjoy it. Also my co-host Yair and I have recorded a … [Read more…]

Two New Podcasts From Ziegler on Suffering and Knowledge

Shabbat Shalom Y’all I just received word from AJU’s Rabbi Aaron Alexander that two new podcast lectures have been posted to their site. While I haven’t heard them yet myself, I thought I would pass the info along in case anyone was looking to do some pre-Shabbat learning and/or to help get their Oneg on! From Rabbi Alexander’s FB message. Shabbat Shalom, Friends! A few great shiurim have recently gone up… all are at – links at the top of the page. … [Read more…]

IKAR OF JUDAISM Lecture Series Available Online!!!

If you’re in LA you probably already know about IKAR and Rabbi Sharon Brous the community’s charismatic leader. But for those of you not in the know, IKAR is probably best described as Los Angeles’ leading Jewish independent community. It’s a fantastic blend of worship, social action and (I’m told) as of late, study. Rabbi Brous is according to Newsweek one of America’s top 50 rabbis and IKAR ‘the community’ is (also according to Newsweek) one of the 25 most vibrant Jewish communities in … [Read more…]