Shalom/ שלום

Shalom/ שלום

Rabbi of Temple Akiba of Culver City, CA

Rabbi Shapiro is not only the spiritual leader at Temple Akiba, but has been a source of guidance, support, reflection and a good hug since 2006. A native of Boston, Rabbi Shapiro has lived in Los Angeles since his Ordination from HUC-JIR, Cincinnati in 1997. He met Ron Galperin that same year, and they were married in a religious ceremony in 2002, followed by a legal ceremony in 2008.

My Blog: A Moment in Time

Original Music Compositions

2017 Holy Day Sermons

למה/ Why Does Religion Matter?

Rosh Hashanah Eve 5778/ 2017

Rabbi Zachary R. Shapiro

Temple Akiba, Culver City




מה/Ma Adam? What is Humanity?

Rosh Hashanah Day 5778/ 2017

Rabbi Zachary R. Shapiro

Temple Akiba, Culver City




איכה/Ayeka? Where are You? Where is our Nation?

Kol Nidre 5778/ 2017

Rabbi Zachary R. Shapiro

Temple Akiba, Culver City




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