Amb. Rabbi David Saperstein
President, Union of Progressive Judaism
Rabbi David Saperstein currently serves as president of the World Union for Progressive Judaism. For more than two years (2015-2017), Rabbi Saperstein served as the U.S. Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, carrying out his responsibilities as his country’s chief diplomat on religious freedom issues. Prior to that, for 40 years, he served as director of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, representing the Reform Jewish Movement to the U.S. Congress and administration. Also an attorney, he taught seminars on church-state law and Jewish law for 35 years at Georgetown University Law Center.