Rabbi Menachem Creditor serves 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 with American Jewish World Service (AJWS), and in the White House to amplify the prophetic Jewish voice in the world. His books include "Peace in Our Cities: Rabbis Against Gun Violence," "The Hope: American Jewish Voices in Support of Israel," 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 Social Justice Commission of the International Rabbinical Assembly, and the Chancellor’s Rabbinic Cabinet at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and the Times of Israel. He blogs at menachemcreditor.org.