Rabbi Pamela Jay Gottfried

Rabbi Pamela Jay Gottfried serves at Congregation Bet Haverim and as the community rabbi for Your Jewish Bridge, providing access to Jewish lifecycle, pastoral and spiritual support to the unaffiliated in Metro Atlanta. She is also a ceramicist and a member of the American Guild of Judaic Art. Her current writing project is a collection of creative nonfiction that includes stories and poems about her 25+ years as a parent and rabbi.


Articles by Rabbi Pamela Jay Gottfried

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 ...

If you see something, do something!

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers...

Looking for America

My baby, who is now 16 years old, returned from summer camp earlier this week with a swollen wrist and ...

Look Up!

Walking up a steep hill, on the way back to my room from the art building at Camp Ramah Darom, ...