Nevei Kodesh

Rabbi Diane Tiferet Lakein of Nevei Kodesh

Rabbi Diane Tiferet Lakein (she/hers) is an ordained rabbi through ALEPH, the Alliance for Jewish Renewal. She currently serves as Rabbi on the Spiritual Leadership Team and Religious School staff at Congregation Nevei Kodesh. Send email to

Rabbi Emerita – Rabbi Tirzah Firestone of Nevei Kodesh

Rabbi Tirzah Firestone, Ph.D., our founding rabbi, is now Rabbi Emerita. Reb Tirzah is a renowned teacher, author and Jungian therapist. She speaks and teaches locally and nationally on the topics of spirituality, ancient mystical wisdom for the modern soul, the re‐integration of feminine wisdom into the Jewish tradition, and ancestral healing.   Ordained by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi in 1992, she is a leader in the international Jewish Renewal movement.

Her publications include “With Roots in Heaven”, “The Receiving: Reclaiming Jewish Women’s Wisdom”, and “Wounds Into Wisdom: Healing Intergenerational Trauma”.

Rabbi Tirzah leads services from time to time and offers workshops on the modern applications of ancient wisdom, and how to transform old patterns into new blessings for the world.

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