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

The Best Multicultural and Racial Stories of 2017

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

Sephardic Hanukkah Cookies Bring Community Together

Three generations cook Sephardic recipes for Hanukkah

New Multicultural Hanukkah Holiday Book #WeNeedDiverseBooks

White Ashkenazi author writes Indian Jewish children's book that reflects the changing Jewish world.

King David, Batsheva and #MeToo

If Batsheva had had the chance, the tweet would have written itself, but we never heard her side of the story.

Four Steps For Changing Your Life in the New Year

A change expert and rabbi-to-be offers advice on how to make change happen.

When Faced With Hatred, Do We Stay or Do We Go?

But there came a time when the racism joined with political power was simply too much...

A Refugee from Laos Finds a Home in the Jewish Community

What Holocaust survivors taught this refugee from Laos.

Advice to the Parents of this Year’s Graduates

As our children graduate, parents need to consider what is next.

Patience: One of the Great Gifts of Motherhood

Being a mother changed one of my core character strengths.

Should A Woman Be Humble?

“He has told you, O man, what is good, And what the LORD requires of you: Only to do justice ...