Rabbi Artson fields questions from the public: What sermon would you have given after Boston and Texas? Reactions to the prominent rabbi who created a fake online persona? How can we show empathy for people with different stories? When does holy space become idolatry? What should the Israel/Diaspora relationship look like? Enjoy!
Tag Archives: Q&A
Topics: 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….
Rabbi Artson answers questions on a) Kitniyot, b) Teaching Children to Pray, c) Humility, Faith and Rabbinate, and d) How Should/Should Not the Holocaust define our Judaism?
To what extent should rabbinical students ‘plan’ their rabbinate? How do we define success in personal growth? What are the challenges with the modern Bat/Bar Mitzvah ritual? What are the 3 most critical issues facing the pulpit rabbi? Rabbi Artson answers these and more….
Rabbi Artson covers: Learning to Learn vs. Learning to Teach, Many Meanings of Hannukah (subversive, too – with a sidebar on Universalism and Particularism), Successful Prayer, Does God Hold You Back, ever?, Judaism and Non-Violence, Gordis/Brous Blog Debate, and more….
Rabbi Artson addresses: Why do so many Jews do Yom Kippur but not Sukkot? What is our role in elections? Mood Altering Simchat Torah? What would you add to a rabbinical school curriculum (if you could)?
Rabbi Artson answers a variety of questions posed by the ZSRS community. From rabbis and partisan politics to the challenges of speaking about God. Enjoy!
Topics: Consistancy, Biology, and Mitzvot; Egalitarian Judaism and Human Dignity; Taking on Mitzvot from scratch; A new Hatikvah?; and much more…
Biblical Authorship, Rabbi and Response to Tragedy, and more
Rabbis and Israel, Prayer contradictions, Traditional minyanim, Public/Private personal and more…
Gilad Shalit, Intermarriage, Patrilineal vs. Matrilineal, Occupy Wall Street and more….
Israel, Hospital visits, public vs. private and more…
Yom Ha-Shoah, Revenge, Bin Laden, Brit MIlah and more…
Learning From Other Shuls, Jews For Jesus, Evangelicals, CJ Name Change, Faith, Rabbi Persona