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The Inaugural Alvin H. Baum, Jr. Memorial Lecture: Honoring LGBTQ+ Jewish Social Justice Activism

We invite you to the inaugural Alvin H. Baum, Jr. Memorial Lecture, highlighting an outstanding LGBTQ+ Jewish social justice activist. The inaugural lecture will be delivered by Dr. Marcy Adelman, a stalwart activist in the Bay Area LGBTQ+ community and co-founder and visionary of Openhouse. This lecture series also honors Rabbi Camille Angel, the first LGBTQ+ rabbi-in-residence at a Catholic university in the United States.

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Meet the rabbi ‘queering’ religion at Jesuit Catholic USF

Since becoming University of San Francisco’s rabbi-in-residence in 2019, Rabbi Camille Angel has been busy, whether she’s creating inclusive on-campus spaces, helping to empower students through her classes, officiating Jewish lifecycle events or leading Passover seders.

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Good Morning America: Who is making LGBTQ+ History?

Camille Angel nominates CJ Wechsler for the Good Morning America Inspiration List 2021 for their longstanding push for equality and for dismantling religious-based homophobia and transphobia while still embracing religion and spirituality. CJ created Qmmunity at the University of San Francisco – a safe space for queer-identifying students who face unique situations — both hardship…

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Congratulations to Rabbi Angel

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.

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Does Faith Have a Future?

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.

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What does Pride mean to You?

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! 🏳️‍🌈

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USF welcomes the first Rabbi in Residence

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…

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