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.

My First “Freedom Ride”

A couple of years ago I learned about a new front in the internal Israeli struggle over religious freedom: gender ...

The Love/Hate of Obamacare

  A few posts ago, while the Supreme Court was still hearing arguments on the legality of the Healthcare Act, ...

Having it All

Reading Anne- Marie Slaughter’s article in The Atlantic, “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” has caused me to wonder, ...

The Power of Gratitude

A simple street scene glimpsed on the early morning commute. A woman in her forties dressed in a sari, a ...

Reform Women Rabbis Being Heard

In the midst of much activity in Israel in the ongoing push to ensure that women are not silenced or ...

Passing the Mantle of the Sixties

Last year I was chatting with a member of my congregation over bagels with our Tot Shabbat families. She mentioned ...

Which Reminds Me of ….

There is an old joke about the itinerant maggid (preacher) who would go from town to town and give a ...

Rock and Roll

This is a guest post by Rabbi Darby Leigh. It was 1984 when Dee Snider first asked me what I ...

We Can Do It!

Hope is a Jewish value. The Psalmist says “Hope in Adonai and be strong.” The national anthem of Israel is ...

Blessings beyond borders – an interfaith tale

Last Saturday evening I was given an opportunity to be part of a truly wonderful celebration – the Sweet 16 ...