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.
Come join us on this new journey.
More Than the Entire Universe
Every night, for years, when I put my son to bed, I enjoy the ritual (which I know will probably not last much longer) of lying down next to him and reading, and then, at lights out, I say, “Do you know how much I love you?” and he says ( these days, somewhat groaningly), [...]
This Old Freedom Train
In this country, and perhaps at this season of Hanukkah especially, we celebrate our Freedom of Religion. We also celebrate our freedom “from religion.” The secular laws that govern America intend to prevent any religious coercion or bias among us. “We the people” have the right to practice or not practice any religion we choose. [...]
The Hanukkah Calendar Quirk You Might Have Missed
Yes, everyone in the Jewish world and beyond knows today is Thankgivukkah. But there’s another quirk of the calendar that Hanukkah gives us every year—and is one that very few people seem to know about. It just so happens that the night we light the seventh candle is always also one of the darkest nights [...]
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