Rabbi David Saperstein serves on the People for the American Way Foundation's Board of Directors. He was designated in Newsweek's 2009 list as the most influential rabbi in the country and described in aWashington Postprofile as "the quintessential religious lobbyist on Capitol Hill".
Council on Foreign Relations
Saperstein serves on the Council on Foreign Relations - Religion Initiative Advisory Committee, as of March 15, 2010:
Faith in Public Life
In 2004, Rev. Jim Wallis, Rabbi David Saperstein, Melissa Rogers, Rev. James Forbes, Ricken Patel and Sister Catherine Pinkerton were involved with the initiative from which Faith in Public Life was created. Officially launched in 2006, the organization seeks to build the faith movement’s media presence and capacity, providing strategic assistance to faith-based coalitions, brokering new partnerships, developing online communities, sponsoring opinion research, and amplifying the voices of emerging religious leaders.
Obama's Faith Council
As at March 15, 2010, President Obama's White House Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships included Saperstein.
Jewish Funds for Justice
- ↑ Board of Directors
- ↑ Religious Action Center website: David Saperstein biography
- ↑ Religion Initiative webpage: Religious Advisory Committee
- ↑ Faith in Public Life website: About (accessed on Aug. 23, 2010)
- ↑ White House website: Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships: Final Vote Tallies on Non-Consensus Reform Report Issues
- ↑ JFJ website: Board (accessed on Jan. 18, 2011)