Welcome to Rabbis Without Borders
Our mission is to nurture and develop a network of rabbis with a shared vision to make Jewish wisdom available to anyone looking to enrich his or her life. We provide rabbis and rabbinical students with cutting edge methodologies for addressing the challenges people face today.
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The Nine Days
As of yesterday, Monday July 28th, we Jews have begun “The Nine Days.” You may not know what I’m talking about, and if you don’t, part of me is glad about that. Let me explain my hesitancy. The secular date July 28th doesn’t mean anything specifically Jewish, unless of course you are talking about July […]
Keep the Faith?
A week after coming home from a month in Israel, my soul remains immersed there. The tension in Israel, charged with fear and worry, can become like a cloak around your shoulders, enveloping you. After arranging to come home a day earlier than planned, I was lucky to catch one of the last flights out […]
Jews Don’t Believe in Birthdays but in Saving Lives
My husband does not do birthdays. When I first met him over 20 years ago, this truly puzzled me. Birthdays were simply not a big deal and when I pressed for a reason he fell back on tradition, reminding me that Jews don’t believe in birthdays. Personally, I think his lack of birthday enthusiasm is […]