Rabbi David Baron
Rabbi David Baron
Rabbi David Baron is the rabbi of the largest arts and entertainment industry temple in the United States, where his services and inspirational sermons have been broadcast on national television and webcast internationally to US troops overseas.
authored the art and inspirational prayer book "Sacred Space," and the evocative High Holy Day prayer book "Sacred Moments" featuring the biblical art of Marc Chagall.
Also, Rabbi Baron is author of the ethics in business volume "Moses on Management; 50 Leadership Lessons from the Greatest Manager of All Time" (1999 Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster), is a widely sought after speaker on topics ranging from "Leadership and Legacy" to "The Successful Blending of Religion and Art".
has appeared on Good Morning America
, and has spoken to diverse groups ranging from Young Presidents Organization and World Presidents Organization to the Young Leadership Convention
of the United Jewish Communities.
frequent television appearances have featured interviews with leading personalities, artists, Nobel Laureates, and political leaders.
chaired the global gathering honoring Righteous Holocaust Era Diplomats at the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations in New York in April 1999.
As founder and president of the Committee for Righteous Deeds, he also chaired and co-produced the world premiere of the History Channel Documentary "Diplomats for the Damned."
As a noted television speaker he
delivered weekly sermons, in Los Angeles, on the American Jewish Television Hour.
He also founded the Temple of the Air and produced a nationally televised High Holy Day program for the homebound featuring numerous celebrities. . This program was co-sponsored by the nation's largest Jewish charitable organization the UJC (United Jewish Communities).
It represents over 160 federations across the United States including the Los Angeles Jewish Federation
has interviewed a number of world-renowned scholars, authors, and political leaders including Elie Wiesel, Abba Eban, Yakov Agam, the late Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and Dr. Jonas Salk.
Rabbi Baron served on the Boards of the Jewish National Fund, Maple Counseling Center, American Jewish Congress, and numerous philanthropic organizations.
He also served as the Chaplain of the Beverly Hills Police Department.
has consulted on numerous feature films dealing with Jewish subject matter including, "Mobsters", "A Stranger Among Us", "Cemetery Club
.", "Castaway" and "Along Came Polly".
has also appeared on and consulted on a number of television programs including, "Days of Our Lives", "Murphy Brown", and "Home Front", as well as "NYPD Blue", "Uprising" and "Judas and Jesus," and "The Drew Carey Show."
Rabbi Baron pioneered the fusion of religion and the arts in his career in the Los Angeles pulpit.
religious leadership has touched the lives of thousands of Jews in greater Los Angeles.
creative services to capacity crowds have made Temple of the Arts at the Saban Theater
in Beverly Hills a memorable and spiritually uplifting experience and the address of religion and the arts.
After pursuing a career in the theatre since childhood, Ilysia says it was "beshert", meant to be, when Rabbi David Baron heard her sing.
In 2003 Rabbi David Baron and the Temple produced a CD, Enlighten which has elicited outstanding audience and critical review.
Founding Rabbi:David Baron