After founding the Social Justice Organizing Program at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College and directing it for ten years, Rabbi Mordechai Liebling is now the Director of the Reflection and Renewal Process at POWER a faith-based community organizing group that is part of the Faith in Action Network (PICO) in which he is part of their training team on Race, Antisemitism and Christian Hegemony. Currently, he sits on the boards of T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights; Faith and Politics Institute; The Shalom Center; and Green Justice Philly. He is married to Lynne Iser, and they have five adult children. Recently, he answered the clergy call to come to Ferguson, Mo.; Standing Rock, N.D.; and Charlottesville, Va.
Antisemitism holds a central and essential place in the world view of contemporary American white nationalists. By contrast, antisemitism that surfaces on the left is not essential, and can and should be addressed.