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

On the Other Side of the Mountain

Having opted to leave the Interstate and take the shortest route, I shouldn’t have been surprised to find myself traveling ...

Choose Your Word Wisely

Have you already chosen your word for 2015? The word that will focus your attention on what you want to ...

Do My Eyes Deceive Me?

I prefer to get my news by listening to public radio. Because I’m a visual learner, I’m forced to concentrate ...

#AmReading

Living in a house full of readers, I often find my book—the book that I reserved from the library to ...

Remembering Jenna

I don’t remember the date in September—even though, beginning on Labor Day, my son reminds me several times—but I have ...

Taking the TARDIS to God

For those not immersed in the British television phenomenon that is Doctor Who, TARDIS (an acronym for Time and Relative ...

Emerging from Hiding

There’s a reason you haven’t seen me online much this summer. I went underground to avoid the graphic images of ...

Why This Rabbi Does Not Talk About Israel

Last week, my colleagues Rabbis Rebecca Sirbu and Ben Greenberg shared their opinions here about whether rabbis should talk about Israel, ...