Rachael Bregman

Rachael Bregman is the Rabbi of Temple Beth Tefilloh in Brunswick, GA where she teaches in many pluralistic settings on everything Jewish from mysticism to the Judeo-Christian values which underpin human trafficking to Israel. She is a Rabbis Without Borders Fellow and sits on the board of FaithWorks Ministries. She lives in old town Brunswick with her husband Dan, daughter Lilith and her two dogs, Safi and Zooey.


Articles by Rachael Bregman

Jesus’ Tallis

I want people to have meaningful lives because I believe that makes the world a better place.

Why We Need to Change the Yom Hashoah Narrative

Up until relatively recently, Yom Hashoah was a day of atrocity and victimization at the hands of history.

My Neighbor the White Supremacist

As we chatted, he gestured with his hand, and in a flash I saw a swastika.

Shame, Vulnerability and Courage

I went to the local town hall meeting with our State Representative, Buddy Carter. The small theater at the local ...

Calling Me a LibTarded B—– Won’t Help

Recently someone called me a libtarded b—- in the course of a Facebook discussion regarding the president’s executive order reinstating ...

Everyone Has One Sermon

They say that all rabbis have only one sermon.  If you’re lucky you have two, but when you look at the second ...

Going Back Isn’t an Option

It seems that we have entered a new era. Taking in the news, it seems to be an open season ...

A Fresh Start on Wednesday?

I have been silent from the bima (pulpit) about the election. There have been many discussion in rabbi listservs and ...

A Global Conversion

The convert was in New South Wales. And the rabbis on the beit din were in Georgia, Tennessee, New York and New Mexico.

Gender Politics of the Prayer Shawl

I went shopping for a new tallit (prayer shawl) at two competing Boston Judaica shops last week. In both stores I ...