Rabbi Beth Lieberman


What does a dynamic, open, and sophisticated Judaism look like?
It honors tradition and embraces new generations of seekers, skeptics, and scholars.


Rabbi Beth Lieberman is a skilled community leader and the founder of Textish, an organization dedicated to bringing innovative literary works of Jewish scholarship, culture, and practice to a wide audience. Ensuring the dynamic growth of our tradition is a passion for Rabbi Lieberman, who has been involved with more than 500 published books, many acclaimed for their scholarly integrity, narrative brilliance, and social impact. A member of the Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR) and the Board of Rabbis of Southern California, she has served as a rabbi in both Reform and Conservative congregations in the Los Angeles area. Rabbi Lieberman is current director of the Writing Center for the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Jack H. Skirball Campus, and recently served as literary editor and a revising translator of the JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition (RJPS), available in digital format from Sefaria.org and in print from The Jewish Publication Society.

Beth Lieberman