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.

The Jewish Way In Saying Goodbye

It is that time of year again in the life of the academic environment. During the course of several years ...

There Are Places I Remember…..

An Orthodox rabbinic colleague Rabbi Zev Farber recently posted on Morethodoxy a piece on the experience of place women have ...

The Supreme Court and the Health Care Act – A Populist Response

    I can’t seem to decide, do I want to move America “Forward” or do I “Believe in America”? ...

Rabbis Without Borders: A Vision

Have you been wondering what a Rabbi Without Borders really is? We have produced a video which describes who we ...

On Cinco de Mayo: Jews on the edge of Tequila

Sipping margaritas, doing shots of tequila, listening mariachi music and dancing the hora. Not in a million years would I ...

Stand in My Cycling Shoes, Please!

A few days ago I was on my way home from work on my bike when a passenger in a ...

Vote for Rabbi…….

Well I did not make it to the Newsweek Rabbi list, or even the My Jewish Learning Real Top Rabbi ...

Hebrew By Design

Before I could read and write in English, I spoke Yiddish. At age 3 I learned the Hebrew alef-bet alongside ...

Puppy Love and College

I recently made my first exploratory college visit with my high school aged son.  My initial reaction during the tour ...

The times they are a changing…..Thank God!

When I was in rabbinical school in the mid to late 1990s the Jewish Theological Seminary, the Conservative movement’s Rabbinical ...