Rabbi Stuart Weinblatt is the founding rabbi of Congregation B’nai Tzedek in Potomac, Md., a vibrant Conservative synagogue of approximately 650 families which he founded in 1988 with just a handful of families.
Rabbi Weinblatt is president of the Rabbinic Cabinet of the Jewish Federations of North America and has served as director of Israel Policy and Advocacy for the Rabbinical Assembly and is the head of the Jewish National Fund’s “Rabbis for Israel.” He has served as president of the Washington Board of Rabbis, twice chaired the National Convention of the Rabbinical Assembly and the prestigious Annual Israel Bonds’ Ambassador’s Ball in Washington, D.C. He also serves in a number of other positions in local and national Jewish organizations. Rabbi Weinblatt has been an adjunct professor at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. where he has taught Jewish History, Bible and Theology.
B'nai B'rith International has launched the Zero.Dot.Two Initiative (#0dot2) ahead of its 175th anniversary to discuss ideas around Jewish identity, to educate social media users about Judaism as a proactive way to combat anti-Semitism and to promote the Jewish connection to the State of Israel through the voices of many online influencers. With approximately 14.4 million Jewish individuals alive today, we represent approximately 0.2% of global citizens.