Rabbi Lisa Edwards from the Los Angeles LGBT Jewish synagogue Beth Chayim Chadashim is nominated for “Sexiest D’var Torah of 2013” by the website “Jewrotica.” Vote for her Here!
Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Beth Chayim Chadashim uses both her hot tallit-ot collection and her linguistic wisdom as a PhD in English Literature to make Torah sexy. Her spiritual work with Jews of all denominations, as well as her interfaith work, make her a star. In the words of one congregant, “Rabbi Lisa can spin a drash and take you places in a sermon such that your mind is flashing new neuronal connections. No possibility of falling asleep in Rabbi Lisa’s LGBTQ-friendly shul”.
Other LGBT nominees: Rabbi Ron Yosef, founder of HOD, an Israeli organization for Orthodox Jewish gay men, is nominated for “Sexiest Activist: Rabbis Tackling Society’s Wrongs And Making Them Right”