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.

Morning Exercises: Prayer

Two weeks ago, I began posting on my blog about my morning routine, or morning exercises as I called them. ...

Liberty, Justice and Gender Redefinition for All: A Netflix Story 

My child is three heading towards four. When watching tv on her Netflix, I have noticed that the categories have ...

How Aging is a Blessing

“I hate my birthday,” my friend said to me. She has hated her birthday for as long as I can ...

Recalibrating – It’s Not Only About Us!

For decades I have taught that Jews live with a double identity. On the one hand we are B’nai Adam, ...

Putting Grandma to Bed

My mother’s eyes were closed with fatigue. It was around 8 pm. She is so often exhausted as her body ...

Try this prescription for Spiritual Wellness

In the past couple of weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of visiting several groups of 5th graders at one of ...

Are All Religions the Same?

I’ve always thought that Judaism best expresses the essence of all religions. Spoiler alert: I may have been wrong. But, ...

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