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.

Who my body belongs to; The deep undercurrents of Choice 

I believe in a woman’s right to choose for herself what happens to her body.    When it comes to physical intimacy this ...

‘Tis the Season

Spring is graduation season. My Facebook feed is crowded with photos of my friends’ children in cap-and-gown garb, sporting smiles, ...

Sharing Sorrow, Bringing Hope

Thousands of people had passed by before we managed to gather a minyan (quorum) of ten for the evening prayers. ...

#MeToo, #TimesUp, #NewNormal 

I received an email from a reporter who wanted to interview #MeToo Rabbis.  I replied, “We are all #MeToo Rabbis.” Well, at least ...

To Bow, or Not to Bow?

That’s my question every time I visit the Roswell Community Masjid (RCM). Since as a young child I was taught ...

Passover and Palestinians

Palestinians are not slaves. But they are also not free.

It’s Time to Get Uncomfortable

I remember feeling so uncomfortable the first time I went knocking on doors in a neighborhood that was distinctly different ...

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 ...