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.

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 ...

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 ...

What rights do we have to our soul?

Last week, while checking in on the latest articles on the Religion page of the Huffington Post, the following headline ...

It’ll be Good….

These days the pundits and analysts say that the peace process is over. Remember Oslo? Remember the Roadmap for Peace ...