Rabbi Richard N. Levy serves as the Rabbi of the Campus Synagogue and Director of Spiritual Growth at HUC-JIR's Jack H. Skirball Campus in Los Angeles. Previously, he served as the Skirball Campus' Director of the School of Rabbinical Studies.
Rabbi Levy 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. He is currently working on a translation and textual and spiritual commentary on the Book of Psalms. For many years he was the executive director of Los Angeles Hillel Council.
Rabbi Levy was married to Carol Levy, z"l. They have two children, Sarah, who lives in New York, and Elizabeth, a resident of Chicago.
“A Vision of Holiness: The Future of Reform Judaism”
“On Wings of Awe,” a High Holyday Machzor
“On Wings of Freedom,” a Pesach Haggadah
“The Book of Psalms with Textual and Spiritual Commentary” (forthcoming)