Rabbi David Saperstein
Rabbi David Saperstein, is director emeritus of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, having served as its director and counsel for 40 years. He was selected by Newsweek magazine in 2009 as the most influential rabbi in the country and described in a Washington Post profile as the "quintessential religious lobbyist on Capitol Hill.” He is the former U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom.
In every generation, figures of influence rise to leadership. They reshape the Jewish community in their image.
On this milestone 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Reform Jewish community joins advocates nationwide in paying tribute to a generation of activists whose struggles more than five decades ago changed our nation for the better.
Rabbi David Saperstein addresses the importance of religion and interfaith work to conflict prevention and resolution.