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Ismar Schorsch is a Jewish-American professor and Rabbi. He was the sixth Chancellor of The Jewish Theological Seminary (JTS) and is the Rabbi Herman Abramovitz Professor of Jewish history. In 1995, he published “Sacred Cluster: The Core Values of Conservative Judaism”, outlining what he calls the seven clusters of Conservative Judaism.
Schorsch has fought to expand the rights and religious identity of Conservative Jews in Israel. He has also worked alongside Vice President Al Gore to create the National Religious Partnership for the Environment, which succeeded in using moral influence to effect positive change in the environment.
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