Rabbi Dr. Laura J. Gold is a clinical psychologist and rabbi. She has maintained a private practice for 30 years and has served as an adjunct assistant professor at the Jewish Theological Seminary as well as an adjunct clinical associate at the City College of New York.
Laura J. Gold
By Laura J. Gold
There will be light even after all this darkness
We are in the midst of the Atseret Yemei Teshuvah, the ten days of repentance between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. It is a time when we are meant to move forward toward and concomitantly return to our better selves. And in this new year of 5781, we are also in the midst of multiple…
Riding With My White Privilege
I don’t generally publicly share stories of random encounters I’ve had with strangers in New York City, but this week I had an experience on the subway while riding with my 12-1/2-year-old daughter R that struck me as worth sharing. It was surprising, challenging, instructive, intense, sensitizing, and, ultimately, very gratifying and maybe even important….
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