Rabbi Camille Angel

Camille Shira Angel, an adjunct professor in the Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice, is also an ordained rabbi from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, and the author of articles including “Crafting a Liturgical Mirror,” in the wonderful new anthology The Sacred Encounter: Jewish Perspectives on Sexuality, and “Ruach Acheret-Ruach Hakodesh: […]

Rabbi Aaron Alexander

Rabbi Aaron Alexander served for ten years as Associate Dean and Lecturer in Rabbinic and Jewish Law at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies in Los Angeles, where he also received his ordination. He has long sat on the prestigious Committee on Jewish Law and Standards (CJLS) for the Conservative movement, the governing body determining […]

Rabbi Barbara Aiello

Rabbi Barbara Aiello was appointed Italy’s first woman rabbi in 2004 and continues to serve as Italy’s only modern, liberal rabbi who lives and works in Italy. She continues to serve Jews throughout Europe as a spokesperson for Pluralistic Judaism – a movement that deliberately blurs denominational lines and extends the hand of Jewish welcome […]

Rabbi Reuben Zellman

Reuben Zellman was born and raised in California, and has studied and worked in Santiago de Chile, Jerusalem, New York and Los Angeles. He received his B.A. in linguistics from U.C. Berkeley, M.M. in choral conducting from SF State, and M.A. in Hebrew literature and rabbinical ordination at Hebrew Union College. He trained in chazzanut […]

Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann

Lauren Grabelle Herrmann did not necessarily expect to become a rabbi when she was growing up in an assimilated (but mildly affiliated) Jewish home, with a strong sense of Jewish identity and history but little connection to ritual or spirituality. The Universe had other plans. When Lauren was in high school, she joined Jewish youth […]

Rabbi Rachel Gurevitz

Rabbi Rachel Gurevitz has been with Congregation B’nai Shalom since July 2012. She previously served as Associate Rabbi at Congregation B’nai Israel in Bridgeport, CT. Rabbi Gurevitz was ordained from Hebrew Union College in 2006. She received her doctorate in Cultural Geography from University College London in 1999. Rabbi Rachel is an Associate of CLAL […]

Rabbi Marina Yergin

Rabbi Marina Yergin began her rabbinic career at Temple Beth-El on July 1, 2015. Rabbi Yergin has a deep enthusiasm, passion, and excitement about education for all ages, but has a specific soft spot for working with teens and young adults. At the same time, she is committed to expanding the Beth-El community with a […]