Rabbi Lia Bass

What people call you: Lia

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Location: Virginia

Denomination: Reform

Ordained from: The Jewish Theological Seminary

What do you love most about your 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 your 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 you decide to become a rabbi or clergy member?
I became a rabbi because I wanted to lead others in our way of serving God and the Jewish people.

What services do you 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

Website: www.jilli.org
Email: rabbi.lia.bass@jilli.org
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