Category Archives: Rabbi Lisa Edwards

The Summer Our Rainbow Flag Became a Red Flag

written on July 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards has published yet another piece in Jewish Journal – About the Chicago Dyke March controversy. Start reading […]

Parashat Sh’lach: Curiosity over assumptions

written on June 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

I was one of about 400 people in attendance last week at the NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change iftar at Wilshire Boulevard […]

Thoughts on Our New Musical Culture Awards

written on May 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Excerpts* from Rabbi Lisa Edwards’ remarks at the Saban Theatre at our BCC@45 celebration, the day after her own birthday: […]

Shabbat Vayikra – Drash By Rabbi Lisa Edwards, March 31, 2017

written on April 4, 2017 // 1 Comment

This week we begin a new book of Torah — Vayikra/Leviticus — not everyone’s favorite of the 5 books of […]

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 […]

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