William Garbutt, a member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim, holds the Torah to celebrate the end of his lengthy Torah studies and officially converting to Judaism. Garbutt is an immigrant of Belize and is currently in graduate school at CSUN.
       
     
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 A member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim wears a rainbow yarmulke to Shabbat services on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     
 Leigh greets members of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim before a Passover service and celebration on Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     
 Members of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim talk before the Shabbat service on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     
 A lesbian couple of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim hold each other in prayer during a Shabbat service on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     
 A gay couple holds hands during the annual Temple BCC Awards at the Skirball Museum on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     
 Cantor Juval Porat dresses as Blondie and performs during the "Totally 80s Purim" skit celebration at Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Members of the congregation took famous 80s songs and spoofed them to represent stories and fables of the Jewish holiday.
       
     
 Rabbi Lisa Edwards dresses in a colorful costume for a "Totally 80s Purim" skit celebration at Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Members of the congregation took famous 80s songs and spoofed them to represent stories and fables of the Jewish holiday.
       
     
 A member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim dresses as Keith Haring, a famous gay artist of the 80s, at the "Totally 80s Purim" skit Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. California Proposition 64 was known as the LaRouche Initiative, "would have classified AIDS as an easily communicable disease--a designation that, under California law, would allow universal testing and possible quarantine of those who tested HIV-positive." (Info taken from wearinggayhistory.com)
       
     
 Bonnie Moore, left, and Carol Saragossi, right, walk their daughter, Elyse Saragossi, down the aisle towards her wedding ceremony on March 25, 2018, in Topanga, California. Rabbi Lisa also officiated Elyse's baby naming and her bat mitzvah, making her a lifetime member of Temple BCC because of her parents, Carol and Bonnie.
       
     
 Rabbi Lisa Edwards officiates the wedding of Elyse and Mike on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga, Calif.
       
     
 Rabbi Heather Miller plays with her son, Leo, in the sand, while entertaining other children at a Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim bonfire event on Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Santa Monica, California.
       
     
 Rabbi Lisa Edwards and Tracy Moore in their bedroom on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Their Wilshire Park home was built in 1926 and is considered a historic property, as well as featured in the Los Angeles Times in 2011.
       
     
 Tracy's license plate is a play on words with "LEZBTZN" referring to "rebbetzin," the Yiddish word for "the wife of a rabbi."
       
     
 Tracy Moore and Rabbi Lisa Edwards with Congresswoman Karen Bass at the annual Temple BCC Awards at the Skirball Museum on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Congresswoman Karen Bass was given an award for her service and dedication to the LGBT community.
       
     
 Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim was one of the main event organizers of the vigil at the Federal Building for the Tree of Life Synagogue victims, in Westwood, California, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.
       
     
 Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim at the Federal Building for the Tree of Life Synagogue victims, in Westwood, California, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.
       
     
 William Garbutt, a member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim, holds the Torah to celebrate the end of his lengthy Torah studies and officially converting to Judaism. Garbutt is an immigrant of Belize and is currently in graduate school at CSUN.
       
     

William Garbutt, a member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim, holds the Torah to celebrate the end of his lengthy Torah studies and officially converting to Judaism. Garbutt is an immigrant of Belize and is currently in graduate school at CSUN.

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 A member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim wears a rainbow yarmulke to Shabbat services on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     

A member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim wears a rainbow yarmulke to Shabbat services on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.

 Leigh greets members of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim before a Passover service and celebration on Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     

Leigh greets members of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim before a Passover service and celebration on Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.

 Members of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim talk before the Shabbat service on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     

Members of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim talk before the Shabbat service on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.

 A lesbian couple of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim hold each other in prayer during a Shabbat service on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     

A lesbian couple of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim hold each other in prayer during a Shabbat service on Friday, February 2, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.

 A gay couple holds hands during the annual Temple BCC Awards at the Skirball Museum on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.
       
     

A gay couple holds hands during the annual Temple BCC Awards at the Skirball Museum on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif.

 Cantor Juval Porat dresses as Blondie and performs during the "Totally 80s Purim" skit celebration at Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Members of the congregation took famous 80s songs and spoofed them to represent stories and fables of the Jewish holiday.
       
     

Cantor Juval Porat dresses as Blondie and performs during the "Totally 80s Purim" skit celebration at Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Members of the congregation took famous 80s songs and spoofed them to represent stories and fables of the Jewish holiday.

 Rabbi Lisa Edwards dresses in a colorful costume for a "Totally 80s Purim" skit celebration at Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Members of the congregation took famous 80s songs and spoofed them to represent stories and fables of the Jewish holiday.
       
     

Rabbi Lisa Edwards dresses in a colorful costume for a "Totally 80s Purim" skit celebration at Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Members of the congregation took famous 80s songs and spoofed them to represent stories and fables of the Jewish holiday.

 A member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim dresses as Keith Haring, a famous gay artist of the 80s, at the "Totally 80s Purim" skit Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. California Proposition 64 was known as the LaRouche Initiative, "would have classified AIDS as an easily communicable disease--a designation that, under California law, would allow universal testing and possible quarantine of those who tested HIV-positive." (Info taken from wearinggayhistory.com)
       
     

A member of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim dresses as Keith Haring, a famous gay artist of the 80s, at the "Totally 80s Purim" skit Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. California Proposition 64 was known as the LaRouche Initiative, "would have classified AIDS as an easily communicable disease--a designation that, under California law, would allow universal testing and possible quarantine of those who tested HIV-positive." (Info taken from wearinggayhistory.com)

 Bonnie Moore, left, and Carol Saragossi, right, walk their daughter, Elyse Saragossi, down the aisle towards her wedding ceremony on March 25, 2018, in Topanga, California. Rabbi Lisa also officiated Elyse's baby naming and her bat mitzvah, making her a lifetime member of Temple BCC because of her parents, Carol and Bonnie.
       
     

Bonnie Moore, left, and Carol Saragossi, right, walk their daughter, Elyse Saragossi, down the aisle towards her wedding ceremony on March 25, 2018, in Topanga, California. Rabbi Lisa also officiated Elyse's baby naming and her bat mitzvah, making her a lifetime member of Temple BCC because of her parents, Carol and Bonnie.

 Rabbi Lisa Edwards officiates the wedding of Elyse and Mike on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga, Calif.
       
     

Rabbi Lisa Edwards officiates the wedding of Elyse and Mike on Sunday, March 25, 2018, at Inn of the Seventh Ray in Topanga, Calif.

 Rabbi Heather Miller plays with her son, Leo, in the sand, while entertaining other children at a Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim bonfire event on Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Santa Monica, California.
       
     

Rabbi Heather Miller plays with her son, Leo, in the sand, while entertaining other children at a Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim bonfire event on Saturday, May 5, 2018, in Santa Monica, California.

 Rabbi Lisa Edwards and Tracy Moore in their bedroom on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Their Wilshire Park home was built in 1926 and is considered a historic property, as well as featured in the Los Angeles Times in 2011.
       
     

Rabbi Lisa Edwards and Tracy Moore in their bedroom on Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Their Wilshire Park home was built in 1926 and is considered a historic property, as well as featured in the Los Angeles Times in 2011.

 Tracy's license plate is a play on words with "LEZBTZN" referring to "rebbetzin," the Yiddish word for "the wife of a rabbi."
       
     

Tracy's license plate is a play on words with "LEZBTZN" referring to "rebbetzin," the Yiddish word for "the wife of a rabbi."

 Tracy Moore and Rabbi Lisa Edwards with Congresswoman Karen Bass at the annual Temple BCC Awards at the Skirball Museum on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Congresswoman Karen Bass was given an award for her service and dedication to the LGBT community.
       
     

Tracy Moore and Rabbi Lisa Edwards with Congresswoman Karen Bass at the annual Temple BCC Awards at the Skirball Museum on Sunday, June 3, 2018, in Los Angeles, Calif. Congresswoman Karen Bass was given an award for her service and dedication to the LGBT community.

 Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim was one of the main event organizers of the vigil at the Federal Building for the Tree of Life Synagogue victims, in Westwood, California, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.
       
     

Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim was one of the main event organizers of the vigil at the Federal Building for the Tree of Life Synagogue victims, in Westwood, California, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.

 Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim at the Federal Building for the Tree of Life Synagogue victims, in Westwood, California, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.
       
     

Rabbi Lisa Edwards of Temple Beth Chayim Chadashim at the Federal Building for the Tree of Life Synagogue victims, in Westwood, California, on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018.