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Menachem Creditor (@rabbicreditor)  is the Pearl and Ira Meyer Scholar in Residence of UJA-Federation New York. Named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in America, he has authored 15 books and has been a featured contributor to The Times of Israel, the Huffington Post, and other media outlets. Rabbi Creditor is the founder and chair of Rabbis Against Gun Violence and serves as a founding Board Member of the Movement for One America. 

A frequent speaker on Jewish Leadership and Literacy in communities around the United States and Israel, he has served as spiritual leader of Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley, California, a Trustee of American Jewish World Service, co-chair of Shalom Bayit's Rabbinic Council, and sits on the Social Justice Commission of the Rabbinical Assembly. 

He has authored or edited fourteen books, including What Does it Mean (2017), Not By Might: Rabbis Against Gun Violence (2016), And Yet We Love: Poems (2016), Primal Prayers (2015), The Hope: American Jewish Voices in Support of Israel (2014), Peace in Our Cities (2013), and Siddur Tov LeHodot (2012). His children’s books include Rabbi Rebecca and the Thanksgiving Leftovers, Avodah: A Yom Kippur Story and A Pesach Rhyme.

selected coverage of Rabbi Creditor's work:

19 years after Columbine, i believe - a #poem

19 years after Columbine, i believe © Rabbi Menachem Creditor i believe in this world even when it writhes especially when it groans it is ...