Rabbi Richard N. Levy

Rabbi Richard N. Levy, immediate past Director of the School of Rabbinic Studies at the Los Angeles campus of the Hebrew Union College, is now the Rabbi of the Campus Synagogue and Director of Spiritual Growth. He is a past president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, in which post he shepherded the creation of the Statement of Principles for Reform Judaism in 1999, which is the subject of his book, A Vision of Holiness: The Future of Reform Judaism, published by the URJ Press in 2005. He is the editor of On Wings of Awe, a High Holyday prayerbook, re-issued in a revised edition in 2012; On Wings of Freedom, a Passover Haggadah; and On Wings of Light, a Shabbat evening prayerbook. His most recent book, Songs Ascending: The Book of Psalms in a New Translation with Textual and Spiritual Commentary, is forthcoming from CCAR Press in 2017. For many years he was the executive director of Los Angeles Hillel Council. He is married to Carol Levy, a senior vice president of the Jewish Federation, and they have two children, Sarah, who lives in New York, and Elizabeth, a resident of Chicago.

 

 
 
 
Watch "Psalms: The Roots of Jewish Spirituality," HUC-JIR interview with Rabbi Richard Levy:

 


 


 
 
CCAR Press works include:

 
Songs Ascending: The Book of Psalms in a New Translation with Textual and Spiritual Commentary    
$36.00