Rabbi Lia Bass

What do people call me? Lia

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Denomination: Reform

Where was I ordained? The Jewish Theological Seminary

Where am I located? Virginia

What do I love most about my work? I love teaching people of all ages and backgrounds how to engage with Judaism as a pathway to living a meaningful and productive life. I love helping people engage fully with our tradition through learning, lifecycle events, meditation, and prayer.

How is Judaism valuable in my life? Judaism is a spiritual way to respond to the joys and sorrows of being human. Everything I do is informed by my tradition, because I feel supported by the thousands of lessons developed by  our teachers and by our history.

Why did I decide to become a rabbi? I became a rabbi because I wanted to lead others in our way of serving God and the Jewish people.

What services do I offer? Weddings/Other Lifecycle Events, LGBTQIA Counseling, Conversions, Holiday Services, Counseling, Group Learning, 1:1 Learning Opportunities, Shabbat Services, Adult B’nai Mitzvah, Interfaith Marriage

For more information, visit my website, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or email me!