DR. EPHRAIM ISAAC is Director of the Institute of Semitic Studies at Princeton University, where he heads African American studies and is an expert in Ethiopian history, Ethiopian Jewry, and African Judaism.
WILLIAM MILES, President of Miles Educational Film Productions, Inc., is Producer of Liberators. His credits include the WNET series I Remember Harlem and the documentarie s James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket and Paul Robeson: Man of Conscience, among other films.
RABBI HAILU PARIS, an Ethiopian Jew, is the spiritual Leader and director of Hebrew education of the Mount Horeb congregation, an African American synagogue in New York City. Trained at Yeshiva University , he is a nationally known speaker and published writer on Ethiopian Jewry.
VICTOR N. SMYTHE is Project Archivist for the Preservation of the Black Religious Heritage Project of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in New York City and serves as consultant on behalf of the Schomburg.
RABBI IRVING J. BLOCK (recently deceased) was Chief Rabbi of the Brotherhood Synagogue in New York City. He was influential in Hatzaad Harishon, a movement aimed at integrating Black Jews into mainstream Judaism, and a pioneer in furthering the integration of religious and other activities between White and Black Jewish groups.
DAVID M. GOLDENBERG is the author of The Curse of Ham: Race and Slavery in Early Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, Director of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Judaic Studies, and an expert on Jewish (and by extension Christian, Islamic, and Greco-Roman) attitudes toward Black people before the modern period.