Rabbi Peter Schweitzer is the Emeritus Rabbi of The City Congregation for Humanistic Judaism in New York City. He is now retired and mostly refers life cycle requests to his successor, Rabbi Tzemah Yoreh. From time to time he continues to work with secular and cultural Jews, their partners and their families to create secular Jewish and intercultural ceremonies that are inclusive, personal, meaningful, and inspiring.
PLANNING A WEDDING?
Looking for a Wedding Officiant who will perform non-theistic, intercultural, interfaith, or same sex ceremonies?
Do you want to write your own vows, design your own ketubah, and create your own ceremony?
Would you like to hold your event on a Saturday before sunset?
Do you want to incorporate a beautiful candlelighting ceremony in your service?
Are you looking for pre-marital counseling?
Rabbi Peter Schweitzer will gladly discuss all these matters with you.
Secular Jews choose to affirm their
Jewish identity with ceremonies that make connections to our cultural
heritage and also use language that is compatible with our own values
and philosophy. We mark the passages of our lives with creative and
innovative rituals that are consistent with our secular beliefs and
We celebrate the birth of a child or an adoption into one’s family – with a joyful baby naming ceremony that welcomes baby boys and girls equally.
We provide an exciting, challenging and meaningful way for Jewish youth to celebrate their bar or bat mitzvah and transition into adolescence.