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...

Congratulations to Rabbi Angel

June 7, 2021

The Student Leadership and Engagement office at USF awarded Rabbi-in-Residence Rabbi Angel the “Excellence in Advising” award for her work with QMmunity, a student organization that actively affirms the LGBTQ+ community and religious and spiritual identities at USF. Mazel tov to Rabbi Angel for this incredible award and for all of her work on campus.

Does Faith Have a Future?

March 23, 2021

Rabbi Camille Shira Angel participated in a debate on the future of faith at the USF Magazine, together with Jesuit priest Father Dónal Godfrey, S.J and astrophysicist Xiaosheng Huang.

Video: International Women’s Day at USF

March 23, 2021

Friends, check out this week’s celebratory short video for International Women’s Day that I am featured in from USF.

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….”