Noach Dzmura is an instructor at the Progressive Jewish Alliance. His writings have appeared in Sh’ma, the Jewish Chronicle (UK), Zeek: A Jewish Journal of Thought and Culture, and other publications. He holds an MA in Jewish studies from the Graduate Theological Union and serves as online projects consultant at Jewish Mosaic: The National Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity. In that capacity, he edits the weekly online Torah commentary, also called Torah Queeries. He operates a communications consultancy serving Jewish and interfaith nonprofits. Dzmura is a member of Kol Tzedek, a San Francisco Bay Area collective supporting marriage equality and transgender inclusion in the Bay Area Jewish community. The recipient of the Haas-Koshland Award, he lives in Berkeley, CA.