At the Minha service for Yom Kippur, we read the holiness code from Leviticus. Explore how we might internalize this code and its personal meaning with Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, and more.
Judaism Unbound: Torah for Yom Kippur Afternoon
This Yom Kippur, Dan Libenson and Lex Rofeberg look at the four major biblical readings associated with the holiday. They ask how these texts can apply to twenty-first-century life, and they provide a variety of answers, including many that incorporate historical understandings of the Bible gleaned from biblical source criticism. In this episode, they tackle Leviticus 18 and 19.
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson: What Exactly Does Being Holy Mean?
Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson holds the Abner and Roslyn Goldstine Dean’s Chair of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies and is Vice President of American Jewish University in Los Angeles. Rabbi Artson has long been a passionate advocate for social justice, human dignity, diversity, and inclusion.
Peter Geffen: It’s Yom Kippur Afternoon and…
Peter Geffen is the Founder and President of KIVUNIM and the Founder of the Abraham Joshua Heschel School. He was for many years one of BJ’s volunteer hazanim on the High Holidays.
Rabbi Yitz Greenberg: Live By Them and Not Die By Them
Rabbi Irving (Yitz) Greenberg serves as the President of the J.J. Greenberg Institute for the Advancement of Jewish Life and as Senior Scholar in Residence at the Hadar Institute. He is a leading Jewish thinker and has written extensively on post-Holocaust Jewish religious thought, Jewish-Christian relations, pluralism, and the ethics of Jewish power.