Category Archives: Rabbi Lisa Edwards

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 […]

Krystallnacht, Rabin Yahrzeit: Shabbat Chaye Sarah Nov. 6, 2015

written on November 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Any idea who is speaking here: He said in an interview that he thought he had “made a difference to […]

Torah portion Toldot: Somebody else’s dream

written on November 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa Edwards’ commentary on Torah portion Toldot was first published in the Jewish Journal on November 2015 I had the […]

Yom Kippur 2015 – Kol Nidre Drash

written on October 12, 2015 // 0 Comments

Listen to the Kol Nidrei drash of Rabbi Lisa Edwards.

God’s Fondness for Beetles, and Other Thoughts for the Days of Awe

written on September 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Rabbi Lisa’s Column from the September/October 2015 G’vanim issue. There is a story, possibly apocryphal, of the distinguished [early 20th […]