Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Jewish Community Services Building
2100 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
About Rabbi Brad Hirschfield
Listed for many years in Newsweek as one of America’s “50 Most Influential Rabbis,” and recognized as one of our nation’s leading “Preachers & Teachers,” by Beliefnet.com, Hirschfield is the author of You Don’t Have To Be Wrong For Me To Be Right: Finding Faith Without Fanaticism (Harmony, 2008). He also conceived and hosted two groundbreaking series for Bridges TV-American Muslim TV Network, Building Bridges: Abrahamic Perspectives on the World Today (three seasons), and American Pilgrimage. He is also the Co-founder and Executive Editor of The Wisdom Daily, a site for political, cultural, and spiritual commentary and analysis, which can be found at www.thewisdomdaily.com.
An expert on religion and public life, Hirschfield offers a unique perspective on the American spiritual landscape and political and social trends to audiences nationwide. He is the President of Clal–The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, a leadership training institute, think tank, and resource center committed to religious pluralism and the healthier use of religion in American public life. An interfaith activist, he has inspired audiences from the Aspen Institute and the Washington National Cathedral to the Islamic Society of North America, as well as many leading universities and religious institutions. A featured speaker at Parliament of the World’s Religions in both Barcelona and Melbourne, he was recently invited by the Governments of the United States and the Republic of Indonesia to speak at the Jakarta Interfaith Dialogue.