Rabbi Peter Schweitzer
A Humanistic Leader
Rabbi Peter H. Schweitzer is one of the most respected and admired secular rabbis in America. He is a member of the editorial board of the journal Humanistic Judaism and the former president of the Association of Humanistic Rabbis. He is the author of The Liberated Haggadah: A Passover Celebration for Cultural, Secular, and Humanistic Jews, a frequent contributor to Moment Magazine, and a former columnist for Jewish Currents. He has been called upon to offer the perspective of an atheist rabbi for media outlets such as The New York Times, New York magazine, The Washington Post and National Public Radio.
Rabbi Schweitzer is also recognized as a preeminent collector of Jewish Americana. In 2005, he donated his treasure trove of more than 10,000 artifacts to the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.