Rabbi Steve Greenberg

In 1999, Rabbi Steve Greenberg became the first out Orthodox rabbi. Five years later, Rabbi Greenberg published the award-winning "Wrestling with God and Men: Homosexuality in the Jewish Tradition." He also appears in the documentary "Trembling Before G-d."


Articles by Rabbi Steve Greenberg

Purim: Inside Out

Purim is about concealment. More specifically, it is about movement from the covert to the overt. There is a sustained ...

Parashat Aharei Mot and Parashat Kedoshim: You Shall Be Holy

  Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. ...

The Real Sin of Sodom

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. ...

Balance Of Power

The Torah takes care to limit the power of both the kingship and the priesthood, the formal institutions of leadership and governance in ancient Israel.

Scouting For Self-Confidence

The role of the spies was to determine whether they and the Israelites had the confidence and certainty of God's love to enter the land of the covenant.

Fairness In The Marketplace

The rabbinic understanding of commerce laws in parashat B'har focuses on ensuring that consumers have access to market information.

Reminders Of Love

Like Judah's approach to Joseph, the people of Israel must sometimes remind God of our unique commitment to one another.