Few figures in Jewish life today have contributed to the community in as many capacities as Sid Schwarz: social entrepreneur, activist, organizational leader, author, congregational rabbi and public intellectual. Rabbi Yitz Greenberg, founder of CLAL and one of American Jewry’s most notable leaders, has written about Sid: “Rabbi Sid Schwarz’ life and career embody a unique mix of religious vision and an ability to implement that vision in the real world”.
Below are some highlights from his career; visit Projects to read about his current work.
- Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
- Jewish Service Learning
- The Haiti Project
- René Cassin Fellowship
- Interfaith Mission for Peace and Understanding
- Jewish Journey Project