Danya Ruttenberg is a rabbi and author of Nurture the Wow: Finding Spirituality in the Frustration, Boredom, Tears, Poop, Desperation, Wonder, and Radical Amazement of Parentingand six other books. Her work has appeared in the New York TimesThe AtlanticWaPoTimeand many other pubs. She was named a "rabbi to watch" by Newsweek, and the Forward included her on a list of the 50 most influential women rabbis. 

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The Question 2017 Made Us Ask

by Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg 12-22-2017

2017 was a year in which people were all too often treated as means to an end.

Perhaps in 2018 we can inscribe a different kind of a lesson.

The Requirements of Hope

by Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg 07-24-2017


Image via Bartleby/Flickr.

As writer, activist and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel noted, “Hope is like peace. It is not a gift from God. It is a gift only we can give one another.”