Institute for Judaism and Sexual Orientation Advisory Board
Rabbi Zachary Shapiro - Advisory Board Chair
Temple Akiba, Culver City, CA

Rabbi Pearl Barlev
Jewish Chaplain, UCLA Medical Center
Rabbi Dr. Lewis Barth
Professor of Midrash and Related Literature, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Faculty
Sara Cannon
Director of Museum Education, Municipal Gallery Hollyhock House; Cultural Affairs Dept, City of Los Angeles
Rabbi Denise Eger
Congregation Kol Ami, West Hollywood, CA
Rabbi Erwin Herman z"l and Agnes Herman, CSW
San Diego, CA
Dr. Lloyd Kuritsky
San Diego, CA
Steve Sass, Esq.
VP, HBO; President Jewish Historical Society of Southern California and the Breed Street Shul Project.
Lowell Selvin
Chairman Emeritus, PlanetOut Inc.

Los Angeles Board of Overseers Hebrew Union College-JIR Representative
Cary Davidson, Esq.
Partner, Reed & Davidson, LLP

HUC-JIR Faculty Liaison
Yaffa Weisman, Ph.D.
Head Librarian of the Frances-Henry Library in Los Angeles and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies. Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

HUC-JIR Student Liaison
Ethan Bair
3rd year rabbinic student