About This Show
IKAR is a spiritual community in Los Angeles dedicated to reanimating Jewish life through soulful religious practice rooted in a deep commitment to social justice. IKAR and Rabbi Sharon Brous invite you to subscribe to listen in to weekly and holiday sermons.
Most Recent Episode
Rabbi Sharon Brous – Behar 5777: Do Not Become a Hideous Beast
3 days ago
Rabbi Sharon Brous – Saturday, May 20, 2017 Do Not Become a Hideous Beast Eugène Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros” opened to standing ovations in Germany in 1959; audiences recognized it as a fair portrayal of the ways that authoritarianism (fascism, Nazism, Communism) seeps into the popular culture and turns regular people into unrecognizable beasts. Shmita (and other ancient prescriptions) call us back to the margins to remind us that we must resist the temptation, refuse to capitulate. Behar 24th of Iyyar, 5777 Subscribe to IKAR Sermons via iTunes Not on iTunes? Subscribe here