Playa Vista, Los Angeles, California

Playa Vista Jewish Community is a warm, inclusive, enthusiastic, multi-generational Jewish community committed to making a safe place for all who wish to connect through Jewish holidays, joyous prayer, meaningful dialogue, and activities that will make the world a better place.

We gather to celebrate Shabbat and other Jewish holidays, to study Torah, and to offer social action programming through PVJC Cares.

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Rabbi Edwin Harris, Ph.D.

Founding Rabbi and Spiritual Leader

Rabbi Ed moved to Los Angeles from St. Louis in 2014, where he was a rabbi at Central Reform Congregation and a psychologist in private practice. He teaches at Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, is a member of the Board of Rabbis of Southern California, and also maintains a private psychotherapy practice in Los Angeles.


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