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Steven M. Cohen, Ph.D.

Research Professor of Jewish Social Policy, HUC-JIR/New York

Alyssa M. Gray, J.D., Ph.D.

Emily S. and Rabbi Bernard H. Mehlman Chair in Rabbinics; Associate Professor of Codes and Responsa Literature, HUC-JIR/New York

Aaron D. Panken, Rabbi, Ph.D.

President; Assistant Professor of Rabbinic and Second Temple Literature, HUC-JIR/New York

Steven Windmueller, Ph.D.

Rabbi Alfred Gottschalk Emeritus Professor of Jewish Communal Service, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles

Wendy Zierler, Ph.D., M.A

Professor of Modern Jewish Literature and Feminist Studies, HUC-JIR/New York

Sarah Bunin Benor, Ph.D

Associate Professor of Contemporary Jewish Studies, HUC-JIR/Los Angeles