Rabbi Praver is known as the Spiritual Leader of Congregation Adath Israel of Newtown, Connecticut - "the Newtown Rabbi." He became nationally recognized to millions when he ascended the stage on December 16, 2012 in the presence of President Barack Obama to intone the Hebrew memorial prayer, God Full of Compassion, in response to the Sandy Hook, Newtown Gun Massacre.
Rabbi Praver lectures on the issue of spirituality and religious perspectives on gun violence, and is regarded as an expert in the field. He is invited often for lectures and public speaking at universities, houses of worship, congressional forums and to the media on the subject. He has testified before State and Federal Congressional committees and is determined that one day Newtown be remembered as a bridge to a new and kinder world. Book him for your event and see your community get motivated. e