Cantor Sheri Allen
SHE | HER | HERS
Sheri Allen is the Cantor and co-founder of Makom Shelanu. She is a member of the Cantors Assembly and serves on their Ethics Committee, moderates their list serve, and represents the CA on the Jewish Rohingya Justice Network (JRJN).
Sheri is also a member of the Rabbinical Assembly’s Social Justice Commission, the COC (Circle of Clergy), an interfaith organization advocating for racial justice in Ft. Worth, and the IFC, (Inclusive Faith Coalition) a group of LGBTQ+ affirming clergy in Arlington, TX area.
An ally and advocate for LGBTQ rights, she has been a guest panelist for the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) presentation, “Y’all Means All: Don’t mess with Texas LGBTQ+ Jews,” has served on the Transgender Rights Leadership Committee of the RAC (Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism) and participated in the Texas Freedom Network’s seminar, “Countering Hate in the Transgender Community.” Sheri is also on the advisory board of Care and Prepare, a non-profit organization that addresses end-of-life issues and conducts advance care planning discussions.
THEY | THEM | THEIRS
puck glass is a co-founder of Makom Shelanu. they are currently finishing their masters in divinity at Brite Divinity School. they love planning worship, teaching at all levels, and are passionate about social justice issues. they serve as a facilitator for conversations around LGBTQIA+ inclusion, disability, and racial equity.
puck has a background in music and loves to play both in worship and in their spare time. puck also loves drinking tea, reading books, and playing with their two cats, petao and qatsi.