Rabbis Without Borders

Rabbis Without Borders is a dynamic forum for exploring contemporary issues in the Jewish world and beyond. Written by rabbis of different denominations, viewpoints, and parts of the country, Rabbis Without Borders is a project of Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership.

Six Unsettling Truths Laid Bare by the Present Violence

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views ...

Mourning Responsibly and Transformatively

Today is Memorial Day in Israel. The country is mourning for those who fell in the struggle against our enemies.How ...

The Paradox of People-to-People Peace-Building

People-to-people peace-building works.It’s been researched and documented, in Northern Ireland, Rwanda, and many other places. Without people-to-people peace-building on a ...

A Rabbi Wearing a Female Meatsuit

The body we are born in is just a meat suit...

Forgiveness is Earned

She came into our lives like a freight train. Barreling through and doing as much destruction to our family as ...

Can a Rabbi Pastor Pastors?

The Rev. Dr. Paul Sorrentino, the former Director of Religious Life at Amherst College continues to shape my career as ...

A Land for All

Those who see the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a purely political dispute over self-determination, territory, and security are missing the bigger ...

The Pope, the King, and the Jews

Religion has Begun to Accomplish What Politics Alone Cannot

A Modern Twist on Ushpizin (Welcoming Guests)

I love the holiday of Sukkot. I have fond memories of building a sukkah with my family and using cornstalks ...

Connecting During COVID

The 3 ½ weeks leading up to Rosh Hashanah are lost in a haze of last-minute purchases: a new modem, ...