Ruth Abusch-Magder

Rabbi Ruth Abusch-Magder PhD. is the Rabbi-in-Residence at Be'chol Lashon and the editor of the blog Jewish&. A culinary historian and mother of 2, she lives and meditates in San Francisco. Follow her on Twitter @rabbiruth


Articles by Ruth Abusch-Magder

Leaving Failure Behind and Embracing the Possible

Embracing a growth mindset opens up infinite new ways forward

Reading Torah in Korea With A Chopstick

Judaism takes on familiar and new forms on the Korean peninsula

Indonesian Culinary and Cultural Inspiration for Rosh Hashana

A childhood in Java inspires home cook to feed Jewish community in Singapore

Three Things the Jewish Community Can Do Better, According to a Mixed-Race Jewish Professional

Tema Smith’s own experiences as a mixed race person shape her vision as a Jewish professional.

A Polish Guatemalan Grandmother’s Hidden Legacy

For this photographer, "Judaism is a fundamental filter for my understanding of the complexities of being alive"

Perfect Passovers in Guatemala

The Exodus and Jerusalem shine through life and work of photographer.

A Special Father-Son Duo and Their Unique Indian Haroset

A recipe for making Indian Passover seder treat

Writing Your Own Ketubah

A rabbi offers advice on writing your own Jewish wedding contract

A Refugee Returns to Laos as a Jew

Jews come together for a historic Shabbat gathering in Laos.

The Best Multicultural and Racial Stories of 2017

A look back at 2017 as told in the stories of racially and ethnically diverse Jews