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Lisa Bellows

Rabbi Lisa Sari Bellows is a mom to three young children, a wife, and the senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Am in Buffalo Grove, IL.   Lisa did her undergraduate work and received a Master of Arts in Political Science degree from the University of Illinois where she co-edited several published studies on the Chicago City Council.  With an interest in religion and its effects on public life, Lisa attended the University of Chicago Divinity School where she earned a Master of Arts degree.  She is a graduate of the Rabbinic Leadership Program of the Institute for Jewish Spirituality and is passionate about bringing a relevant and purposeful Judaism into our busy and complex lives.  Towards this end, Lisa serves on the Advisory Council to the Chicago Jewish Healing Network and is on the Executive Committee of the Chicago Board of Rabbis.  Lisa is a certified yoga teacher and a graduate of the Yoga and Jewish Spirituality Teacher Training.  Jewish Yoga and mindfulness practice are an important part of her rabbinate as well as her personal life. 

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Sunday, February 17