Biography

 

 

Rabbi Lisa Tzur received her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University and rabbinic ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. After serving as rabbi and resident musician in two Arizona congregations for thirteen years, Lisa and her family relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2010. Splitting her time between homes in Hertzliya and Hillsborough, Lisa identifies as a member of both North American and Israeli societies. She presently serves as the chair of the URJ Kutz Camp in Warwick, NY—the high school leadership training institute of the Reform Movement, is the founder of Positive Jewish Living, and serves on the boards of Jewish Rock Radio (JRR) and the Association of Reform Zionists of America (ARZA). She is a composer of contemporary Jewish music, an avid yogini, and a dedicated Israeli folk dancer. Lisa is married to Eran, whom she met working for NFTY in Israel, and is the mother of Danielle, Avital and Ayal.