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Avi Rose

Social Justice Advocate
Avi Rose has served as Executive Director of Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay since 2005.  He is a longtime clinical social worker, community educator, and advocate.  In 1989, he co-edited the anthology Twice Blessed: On Being Lesbian or Gay and Jewish.  Avi serves as a lay spiritual leader at the Kehilla Community Synagogue.  He earned a B.A. from Brandeis University, an MSW from the University of Southern California and an M.A. in Jewish Communal Service from Hebrew Union College.