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 principled 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 currently serves on the editorial board of the CCAR Journal and as director of the Writing Center for the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Jack H. Skirball Campus. She most recently served as literary editor and a revising translator of the JPS TANAKH: Gender-Sensitive Edition (RJPS), forthcoming in a digital edition from Sefaria.org and in print from The Jewish Publication Society.

Beth Lieberman