Rabbis Without Borders

On St Patrick’s The Rabbi Wears Green

A few years back, the son of friends wore a green shirt to school on St. Patrick’s Day that said “Kiss ...

Breaking news: Rumors spread of first woman rabbi to be ordained by Kabbalah Institute (KIRR)

Today saw the spreading of some enticing rumors regarding a soon-to-be-announced ordination program out of the newly-created Kabbalah Institute (KIRR ...

Do Not Separate Yourself from the Community

Do Not Separate Yourself from the Community   When a standing-room-only crowd shows up for a township meeting in a ...

A Texas-sized Purimspiel

Last week’s Texas-sized dust-up over the Beren Academy basketball team’s participation in the state championship of the Texas Association of ...

Funky Kippot in the Diaspora

There is no conformity for liberal Jewish women in the synagogue when it comes to wearing a head covering. Look ...

The Pursuit of Happiness

I have always been struck by car commercials. Car commercials to me seem unique in the world of advertising. Whereas ...

Some Purim Torah

Those of us who fall under the general rubric of “believers” may feel a sense of God’s presence in our ...

A Data-Driven Eulogy for a Data-Driven Life

“Humans make errors. We make errors of fact and errors of judgment. We have blind spots in our field of ...

Ending the Day

Often I find I need some time at the end of the day to reflect on the day, calm my ...

How Should We Talk About Science and Religion?

As someone who loves both religion and science, I often struggle with how they interact. Are they in opposition to ...