Cantor Sheri Allen

Cantor Sheri Allen

Cantor Sheri Allen is a member of the Cantors Assembly, RAC-TX, and the IFC (Inclusive Faith Coalition) a group of LGBTQ+ affirming clergy in the Arlington, TX area. She is completing her 13th and final year as the Cantor of Congregation Beth Shalom in Arlington, Sheri is also a past board president of Care & Prepare, an organization that promotes and helps facilitate advance care planning discussions. 

Cantor Allen lives in Ft. Worth with her husband Richard. They have three grown children: Jeremy, Emily, and Preston.

Trans Day of Visibility is Just a Start

Cantor Sheri Allen
Preston Max Allen
March 29, 2022
For a community relentlessly targeted by hateful legislation, this year’s Transgender Day of Visibility (celebrated on March 31) holds a heightened sense of urgency. I am ashamed to say that this day wasn’t even on my radar until I had a personal stake in it, but it now holds a special place of significance in my family.

Freedom for All

Cantor Sheri Allen
March 29, 2018

 

Passover is about our journey from oppression to freedom.   Each year we sing, “Avadeem Hayeenu, Atah B’Nei Chorin: We were slaves but now we are free.” But this year, I’m not as comfortable rejoicing when so many living in this country are experiencing