Rabbis Without Borders

On July 4th: What Is Next, America?

This time last year, I was excited about America...

A Little Finger Can Teach a Big Lesson

These moments, when we find ourselves in situations to which we are not accustomed, are opportunities for gratitude and resilience

Principled Preconditions Prevent People Progress

The meaningful statements that each side wants the other to make as a precondition to dialogue are unilateral capitulations to the other side’s truth.

“God” and “Religion” Aren’t the Same

After all, since religion is a human endeavor, we have the power to change what it does.

Shifting Boundaries

The default on membership bills should not be an assumption of heteronormativity, or that every spouse in a family wants to join gender-specific clubs.

Honor Non-Jewish Parents of Jewish Kids

Once the interfaith family exists, alienating families that are interfaith but committed to raising Jewish children is not good for Judaism.

How Much Jesus Is Too Much Jesus?

What is it about Jesus that is sometimes just too much for us Jews?

What’s Worse, Fear or Wandering?

Our Israelite ancestors wandered a wilderness of fear, scared to proceed, feeling small, wandering for the rest of their lives rather than moving forward through fear.

Partisan Or Political?

It is difficult to know where values end and politics begin.