Rabbi Dr. Aviva Goldberg is a founder of and spiritual leader of Congregation Shir Libeynu, an unaffiliated, liberal and inclusive synagogue,  the first inclusive synagogue in Toronto. A retired professor of Humanities at York University, Aviva is a mother of four and grandmother of three. She lives in downtown Toronto with her partner of 30 years Dinah and their 14-year-old dog Rufus.