Rabbi Leah Lewis is Rabbi and Director of Lifelong Learning, the Jaffe Family Rabbinic Chair, at Congregation Shir HaMa’alot in Irvine. She was ordained from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 2002 and has been at Shir HaMa’a lot since 2011. Prior to this, she spent seven years serving as Associate Rabbi at Leo Baeck Temple in Los Angeles and two years at Tarbut V’Torah Community Day School as faculty in Jewish Studies, Jewish Studies Department Chair and Coordinator of Jewish Life. During her time in rabbinical school, she served congregations in Redding, California, Las Vegas, Nevada and Scarsdale, New York, as well as multiple Jewish summer camps and youth programs.
She is married to David Lewis and has three children; Gabriel (12), Jonah (8) and Nomi (4).