Rabbis Without Borders

My Neighbor the White Supremacist

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

When Is Something Not A Jewish Issue?

Jewish organizations, along with other faith-based and secular social justice organizations, have been ablaze with statements and action alerts during ...

Theology in a Time of Anti-Semitism

Paying attention to dreams is an ancient Jewish spiritual practice. Our biblical ancestors Isaac and Jacob dreamed of God. Jacob’s ...

Find Your Mercy

I think we could all use a little more mercy and compassion. Day after day, the news is filled with ...

A Seder for Israel?

You’ve heard of a Passover Seder and maybe a Tu B’shevat Seder. How about an “Israel Seder“? The idea of a seder ...

If ‘Trolling’ Is A Symptom, Have We All Become Infected?

Last week, as I began my annual exploration of Jewish ethical wisdom on the use of speech, or lashon hara, I ...

The 21st Century Resume: ‘Who I Am’ Trumps ‘What I Do’

Over the past several months, I have been given a daily gift. It doesn’t have a monetary value, nor does ...

How Scared Should I Be?

I have been debating this question a lot over the past month. The Jewish Community Center where my daughter attends ...

Purim: The First International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, and we have a confluence, as we sometimes do, between secular observances and our Jewish ...