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Clergy in the Media


LBT’s Social Justice Work in the media:


Follow this LINK to view the article by Rabbi Ken Chasen: God Wasn’t in the Fire; published in December 2017 on Thrive Global.


Follow this LINK to view the article by Rev. Ed Bacon, Rabbi Ken Chasen, and Imam Jihad Turk: Our Three Faiths Tell Us That Trumpcare is a Godless Attack on the Vulnerable; published in a July 2017 edition of Forward.


Follow this LINK to view the article by Rev. Ed Bacon, Rabbi Ken Chasen, and Imam Jihad Turk that addressed the newly inaugurated U.S. President; published by Thrive Global, January 2017.


NEW RELEASE: A cross-section of rabbis respond to questions – On God, On Our Humanity, On the Jewish People.

Edited by Rabbi Paul Citrin | co-authored by Rabbi Kenneth Chasen (and others – including: Rabbi Lee Bycel, Rabbi Sue Elwell, PhD, Rabbi Zoë Klein, Rabbi Rachel Timoner, and Rabbi Josh “Yoshi” Zweiback)

Lights in the Forest: Rabbis Respond to Twelve Essential Jewish Questions

Their responses include thoughtful, personal essays about God, ethics, humanity, suffering, evil, the soul, after-life, interfaith dialogue, and more.

Available by going to this link (or click on image)


sepulveda-pass_011113_539_332_c1Leo Baeck Temple fosters passionate support for transit improvements in Sepulveda Pass

Jewish Journal article published Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Click on image or go to this link to see how LBT Community Organizing is creating positive change for Southern California and its residents!


mlk_11813_539_332_c1Ecumenical rather than sectional
by Rabbi Ken Chasen

Jewish Journal article published Monday, March 28, 2016  (click on image)



rabbi-kenneth-m-chasen-mahl_539_332_c1Our Story … Our mission … Our fight
by Rabbi Ken Chasen

Rosh Hashanah 5776

Jewish Journal article published Thursday, September 17, 2015  (click on image)


jewishjournallogoWe cannot call you “Minister”
by Rabbi Ken Chasen and Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback

Jewish Journal article published Wednesday, July 8, 2015  (click on image)