Rabbi Zachary Shapiro

Zach Shapiro is the Rabbi of Temple Akiba in Culver City, CA. A native of Boston, Zach has lived in Los Angeles since his Ordination from HUC-JIR, Cincinnati in 1997. He met Ron Galperin that same year, and they were married in a religious ceremony in 2002, followed by a legal ceremony in 2008. Ron was elected LA City Controller in 2013.

Articles by Rabbi Zachary Shapiro

My Second Trip to the Mikveh

June, 1997, Cincinnati, OHIt was the end of a journey. It was the beginning of a transition. I had spent ...