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Rabbi Menachem Creditor
Works at Congregation Netivot Shalom
Attended Jewish Theological Seminary of America
Lives in Berkeley, CA
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One radically beautiful day. #nofilter #inspiration #glorious #gratitude #Berkeley 
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Rabbi Tzvi Graetz: Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism
E very year at this time of the month of Iyar, I remember Adi, Nadav, Michael, Johnny, and many others. These are the names of people I knew who fell in defense of our country. They are known as  'Halal' חלל, which is a Hebrew word loaded with meaning. Alth...
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... & I too recall with a full heart Adi, Nadav, Michael ... and so many - too many - others. 
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7th/8th Grade Teen (and Parent) Open House at Berkeley Midrasha. The community Jewish Teen Experience!
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Hurts too much to not share.

Just posted on Instagram a photo of the yellow star with "Jude" woven into it, the Nazi-mandated identifier of Jews, based on earlier clothing Jews have been forced to wear by anti-Semitic governments through time. I tagged it #neverforget #NEVERAGAIN #6million

Within minutes, someone I don't know commented: #freepalestine.

Here is what I responded, deciding not to delete their comment as a reminder that there's more than enough pain to go round:

"... is there a place for Jews to mourn in your worldview? Please don't see my pain as an opportunity for political agitation. And please don't presume I am opposed to a Palestinian state. You rob me of my pain and my dignity with this inappropriate reaction."
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Coming up @CNSberkeley! The Green Prince, Celebrating Robert Alter, Food Stamped, @ACCFB, and more! http://t.co/iERQqMJJYe
A Film Screening of. "The Green Prince". Sunday, April 19 at 6:30 pm. in the CNS library. sponsored by V'Zot Yisrael. This film showing is dedicated to Michael Meltzer z"l who as film series organizer had planned to show this film. The Green Prince tells the story of the son of a founding leader ...
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Netivot Shalom and the Center for Jewish Studies at UC Berkeley celebrate Robert Alter!
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Call Senator Lindsey Graham, Senator Kelly Ayotte and Representative Paul Ryan at 202-224-3121 to tell them to support background checks not the corporate gun lobby!
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Tune in to @womenofthewall at the @kotel ! livestreaming will be up & running at http://t.co/lmGDN6WfkV
For nearly twenty-five years Women of the Wall has continued to fight for religious freedom and women’s rights at the Western Wall. As Women of the Wall, our central mission is to achieve the social and legal recognition of our right, as women, to wear prayer shawls, pray, and read from the Torah collectively and out loud at the Western Wall.
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7th/8th Grade Teen (and Parent) Open House at Berkeley Midrasha. The community Jewish Teen Experience!
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Coming up at CNS! The Green Prince, Celebrating Robert Alter, Food Stamped, ACCFB, and more!
COMING UP    AT CNS! A Film Screening of  " The Green Prince " Sunday, April 19 at 6:30 pm in the CNS library. sponsored by V'Zot Yisrael This film showing is dedicated to Michael Meltzer z"l who as film series organizer had planned to show this film.  The ...
COMING UP   AT CNS! A Film Screening of  "The Green Prince" Sunday, April 19 at 6:30 pm in the CNS library. sponsored by V'Zot Yisrael This film showing is dedicated to Michael Meltzer z"l who as film series...
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Rabbi, Musician, Author, Mystic
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  • Congregation Netivot Shalom
    Rabbi, 2007 - present
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Author, Musician, Activist, Mystic see more at menachemcreditor.org
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Rabbi Menachem Creditorserves as the spiritual leader of Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley, CA. Named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in America, he is a published author, musician, teacher and activist who has spent time working locally, in Ghana, and in the White House to amplify the prophetic Jewish voice in the world. His most recent books are "Peace in Our Cities: Rabbis Against Gun Violence" and "Siddur Tov LeHodot: A Transliterated Shabbat Prayerbook." A frequent speaker on Jewish Leadership and Literacy in communities around the United States and Israel, he serves on the board of American Jewish World Service, the Executive Council for the Rabbinical Assembly, and the Chancellor’s Rabbinic Cabinet at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.
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  • Jewish Theological Seminary of America
    Rabbinics, Education, 1993 - 2002
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