About Rabbi Angel

Rabbi Camille Shira Angel is an ordained Reform rabbi with over 25 years of experience guiding couples and families in Jewish lifecycle events.

She is an award-winning educator, public speaker, and LGBTQIA religious activist.

Currently, she is Rabbi-in-Residence at USF.

Weddings & other lifecycles

For more than 25 years, Rabbi Angel has been accompanying people on their Jewish journeys.

Public Speaking

Rabbi Angel speaks on a wider variety of intersecting topics including Feminism, Prayer, and the importance of incorporating ritual in our lives.

USF Rabbi-in-Residence

For the first time in its 164-year history, the University of San Francisco has appointed a rabbi in residence.

Rabbi in the news...

What does Pride mean to You?

June 29, 2020

What does Pride mean to You? This video showcases the voices of faculty, staff, and students from the University of San Francisco (USF) sharing their answers to that question. This was a collaborative effort between USF Gender & Sexuality Center and the LGBTQ Staff/Faculty Caucus. Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈

USF welcomes the first Rabbi in Residence

December 10, 2019

For the first time in 164 years, the University of San Francisco has a Rabbi in Residence on the full time University Ministry staff. Along with being a lifelong practitioner of the Jewish faith, Rabbi Camille Angel brings her experiences as a member of the LGBTQ+ community and hopes to bridge the gap between being…

Kvelling! Student project: “How Religion + Faith Have Impacted The Lives Of 5 Queer People”

September 3, 2019

My student, Pete Mancilla, created this wonderful presentation — “Rabbi Camille Shira Angel taught my Queering Religion class at University of San Francisco. Without her I would have never opened my eyes to how important it is to see faith through queer eyes….”

Rabbi Angel stars in “Immoral Souls”

September 3, 2019

“Immoral Soul” is based on Rabbi Nilton Bonder’s bestselling book and acclaimed play will now come to the big screen as a documentary film. The film addresses the need for people to break rules in order to survive and evolve. Staring Rabbi Angel and Noam Chomsky

Meet USF’s New Rabbi in Residence

September 2, 2019

For the first time in its 164-year history, the University of San Francisco has appointed a rabbi in residence. She can’t wait to get started.

New Lesbian Rabbi Brings LGBTQ Issues to Forefront at University of San Francisco

August 15, 2019

A new rabbi-in-residence at the University of San Francisco (USF) is bringing LGBTQ issues into the forefront of the  Jesuit campus’ social justice work.