Rabbi Brian Strauss is the senior rabbi at Congregation Beth Yeshurun, the largest conservative synagogue in the United States.

Rabbi Strauss is passionate about social action, which is a major focus of his senior rabbinate and believes very strongly that citizens can and should do more for the greater Houston community. He is a past comissioner with the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission.

Rabbi Strauss is a long-term, generous supporter of the Holocaust Garden of Hope and an active member of the Executive Advisory Council.