Category Archives: Rabbi Lisa Edwards

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 […]

“The Tongue Reaches Out for Apples” Shabbat April 29, 2016 — Last Day of Pesach 5776

written on May 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

Here we are as the week of Passover draws to a close, and the sweet new memories of seders and […]

Shabbat April Fools 2016/5776

written on April 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Hear or see any good April Fools jokes today? The Washington Post recalled in an article yesterday about April Fools Day, […]

Remembering Arnie Pincus

written on March 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Excerpted from Hesped for Arnold Pincus (May 31,1929-February 15, 2016) delivered by Rabbi Edwards on February 19, 2016 at Hillside […]

“What’s Love Got to Do With It?” — Shabbat Ki Tisa 5776/February 26, 2016

written on March 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

I hope many of you remember that for 4½ months in the summer and fall of 2008, same gender marriages […]

All that glitters is not gold / Parashat Ki Tisa

written on February 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

Our own rabbi Lisa gave the torah commentary in the Jewish Journal this week on torah portion ‘Ki Tisa.’ Start […]

Rabbi Lisa to Host JWT Post-Show Conversation

written on February 24, 2016 // 0 Comments

Jewish Women’s Theater (JWT) & The Braid presents the LA Premiere of the award-winning drama “The Blessing of a Broken […]

Rabbi Lisa’s Words for MLK Day

written on January 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

President Obama gave his last State of the Union speech this week. It reminded me of when I sat in […]

Softening our hearts – Parashat Bo, January 15, 2016

written on January 18, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Rabbi Lisa Edwards Did any of you buy a lottery ticket this week? Did you win? Did you expect […]