Rabbi Sharon Kleinbaum serves as spiritual leader of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah. She has served on the United States Commission on Internal Religious Freedom, New York City’s Commission on Human rights, and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Faith Based Advisory Council. She has been ranked multiple times by Newsweek as among the 50 most influential rabbis in America.
Rabbi Rachel Timoner is the senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Elohim, a synagogue based in Brooklyn, New York. She helped to launch RAC-NY and Reform California, two statewide efforts to bring Reform Jewish values to bear on core issues of our times. In November 2016, Rabbi Timoner, in cooperation with City Councilmember Brad Lander, founded #GetOrganizedBK, so that thousands of Brooklyn neighbors could help to protect human rights and democracy in the Trump years.