Pamela Jay Gottfried

Rabbi Pamela Jay Gottfried is a teacher and the Dean of Jewish Studies at The Weber School in Atlanta. She is a LEAP Fellow, certified speaker of the Interfaith Speakers Network, and member of the American Guild of Judaic Art. Learn more about her book, Found in Translation: Common Words of Uncommon Wisdom, and connect with her at pamelagottfried.com.


Articles by Pamela Jay Gottfried

Step Up to the Mic!

I believe it’s not an uncommon experience to be at a lecture or gathering where someone steps in front of ...

Passage to Freedom

How futile is speech against a cruel government that has confined human beings in unsanitary, overcrowded prisons, in less humane conditions than abandoned pets in animal shelters?

Hineni, Here I am…

“Accompaniment Urgently Needed for Asylum Court Case.” Volunteers are needed on June 6th.

‘Tis the Season

Spring is graduation season. My Facebook feed is crowded with photos of my friends’ children in cap-and-gown garb, sporting smiles, ...

To Bow, or Not to Bow?

That’s my question every time I visit the Roswell Community Masjid (RCM). Since as a young child I was taught ...

Morning Exercises: Prayer

Two weeks ago, I began posting on my blog about my morning routine, or morning exercises as I called them. ...

Hidden Figures: Homeless in Suburbia

In Atlanta, where an estimated 3,000 homeless people that cannot be accommodated in shelters sleep in parks and under highway ...

Wandering in the Desert

What we leave behind speaks volumes

Mission at the Mexico-US Border

Human beings have devised many rules of three. Perhaps we are physically programmed to create these rules because our bodily ...

Taking a LEAP

This week I’m going back in time to my college days by taking a leap forward to become a student ...