Published Work

A selection of my writing and perspectives published and featured elsewhere. You can also find some of my academic papers and published work at


Fast Company: Religious leaders are embracing technology during social distancing 

Macleans: Personal self-isolation stories

The Ground Truth Project: Jews around the world prepare for a Passover different from any other 

NPR: Kosher Chinese Restaurants In The D.C. Area Are Getting Ready For A Busy Christmas


Old Words, New Visions: The Talmud and Liberal Religious Zionism in “Fragile Dialogue: The New Voices of Liberal Zionism.” (CCAR Press)

We Have No Unknown Soldiers: Har Herzl and the Establishment of a Zionist Narrative among Israeli and Diaspora Jews in “Thank you my teacher, thank you my friend: Festschrift in Honour of Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander.” (Hadassa Word Press, 2016)


My Jewish Learning: Talmud Commentaries Tanakh Commentary

Joint Distribution Committee, Global Jewish Reflections: Entwining Our Jewish Lives with Worlds of Difference

T’ruah: If Only I Had Known, I Would Have Changed For The Better

Sh’ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas: Vegetarian Tefillin & Finding Humility

Jewschool: The Bedouin of Anatevka

Reboot: Jewish Coffee Culture (Presented at DAWN: an all-night Shavuot cultural arts festival) Men Can Be Rabbis?!

1 Comment

  1. Martin Rutte says:

    Dear Rabbi: This is indeed a small world.
    I grew up in Hamilton and went to school with your Aunt Tammie. I knew her parents well. I also remember your father but not as well as Tammi.
    I’ve just read your site and say ‘Yisher Koach’….good job.

    Here’s my work,

    Martin Rutte
    DeSable, PEI

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