On Valentine’s Day and everyday, show you don’t love only when it’s easy

[From the Charlotte Observer, February 14, 2018. Rabbi Schindler is a Contributing Editor for the Observer Editorial Board.] On Valentine’s Day we are called to share the love. I wonder whether our community truly understands what that means. On one block we see people having romantic dinners, and on the next block we see individuals experiencing homelessness rolling suitcases filled with their world’s possessions. In one home, we have families…

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Courageous Leadership

In this episode of On the Other Hand, Rabbi Jacobs talks with Rabbi Judy Schindler.  They discuss Parashat Yitro, expanding the tent of Jewish life, the legacy passed down by her father,…

Marching is not enough; women need a movement

[From the Charlotte Observer, January 17, 2018. Rabbi Schindler is a Contributing Editor for the Observer Editorial Board.] “Close your eyes – take a minute to imagine a world four…

New Book Network Podcast on Recharging Judaism

New Books Network is a podcast dedicated to raising the level of public discourse by introducing serious authors to a wide public.   In this episode, Daveeda Goldberg, a PhD candidate…