christianity

Jesus’ Tallis

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

Sisterhood in the Pursuit of Peace

I belong to a grassroots organization that brings Muslim & Jewish women together in private spaces and allows us to ...

Reconciliation Within the Family and Beyond the Family

The Book of Genesis is nothing if not a story of dysfunctional families. Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Hagar, ...

Pope Francis is Wrong to Criticize Trump’s Faith

A few years ago I was a first-time guest on a news radio show on Detroit’s National Public Radio (NPR) ...

Catholics, Jews, Humanists and Muslims Meet: Confronting Interfaith Dialogue 50 Years Later

This past year marked the 50th anniversary of one of the most important documents of the 20th century. It has ...

Rabbi, What’s Jesus’ Nickname?

Dear Rabbi, I have a question that has bothered me/intrigued me for years. What was Jesus’ true name? What was ...

Focusing on the “Philo” in Philo-Semitism

Last week, Kveller, a partner site of MyJewishLearning, published a provocative piece about one woman’s experience being Jewish in the ...

Reciprocal Receiving on Rosh Chodesh

The Western Wall beckoned at the beginning of the new Hebrew month of Kislev, 5760. I was studying at the ...

On St Patrick’s The Rabbi Wears Green

A few years back, the son of friends wore a green shirt to school on St. Patrick’s Day that said “Kiss ...

Finding My Religion

I went to a Modern Orthodox elementary school. For eight years I learned Hebrew (Modern and biblical), participated in Shabbat onegs ...