Category Archives: Rabbi Lisa Edwards

Sanctuary, Then and Now — Parashat Terumah (Exodus 25:1-27:19)

written on March 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa’s commentary on torah portion Terumah in the Jewish Journal, 2017. The entirety of Parashat Terumah consists of God […]

Pray for the Welfare of our Government

written on January 10, 2017 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards This article first appeared in G’vanim, January/February 2017 issue. Jews have been praying for whatever country […]

“It’s Raining Cats And…” – Shabbat Noach – November 4, 2016

written on November 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

If you’ve been recently to the house Tracy and I share you likely know that our yard was selected by […]

“Our differences bring us together:” Rosh Hashanah 5777/2016 Morning Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards

written on October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

It was one of those moments.  I’m sure you’ve had them too.  I was prowling-the-web-in-the-middle-of-the-night-when-I-should-have-been-sleeping. Well, at least i wasn’t […]

“Who will…” – Kol Nidre 5777/2016 Drash by Rabbi Lisa Edwards

written on October 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last May Tracy and I visited Brighton, England.  A friend from Poland had lived in Brighton for four years, and […]

‘Until this day …:’ Parashat Ki Tavo

written on September 22, 2016 // 0 Comments

D’var Torah by our Rabbi Lisa Edwards is published in this week’s Jewish journal. It explores a cryptic verse in this […]

Of Compromise, Negotiation, Cooperation: Mattot — Mas’ei, August 5, 2016 / 2 Av 5776

written on August 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards Last night at a Ritual Committee meeting we asked some micro questions — who will set […]

“How do we stand?” – Parashat Korach, July 8, 2016/ 3 Tamuz 5776

written on July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

All week this week (for the last couple of weeks really), I’ve been watching our beautiful building fill with …what […]

Fear, faith and moral courage: Parashat Shelach Lecha

written on June 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

Shelach Lecha is a turning point in the Israelites’ story. Only a year out of Egypt, the Israelites make their […]

Rabbi Lisa Edwards to be Honored at LA Pride

written on June 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Christopher Street West and The Lavender Effect will honor Rabbi Lisa Edwards for her contributions and role in LGBTQ history […]

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