Lisa Loden

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Lisa Loden is a Messianic Jew living in Israel since 1974. In 1977, together with her husband David, she co-founded Messianic congregation Beit Asaph in Netanya, Israel. From 2002-2007, Lisa served as the Managing Director of the Caspari Center for Biblical and Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. From 2008-2012, she headed and was a lecturer in the Department of Leadership Development and Forgiveness Studies at the Nazareth Evangelical Theological Seminary (NETS). Currently, from 2012, Lisa serves as Project Manager for Israel First Fruits Center for Economic Advancement. 

Lisa is engaged in several international ecumenical theological dialogues. She is co-chair of the Lausanne Initiative for Reconciliation in Israel-Palestine and is a member of Musalaha Reconciliation Ministries Advisory Board. In 2014, together with Salim Munayer, she co-authored Through My Enemies Eyes- envisioning reconciliation in Israel-Palestine. She is a founding member and co-leader of In His Image – Women for Change. 

Lisa has one daughter and two granddaughters.