Los Angeles, CA
Rabbi RIchard Levy is immediate past Director of the School of Rabbinic Studies at the Los Angeles campus of the Hebrew Union College and now the Rabbi of the Campus Synagogue. He is a past president of the Central Conference of American Rabbis. There, 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 Holy Day 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 to be published by the CCAR Press. For many years he was the executive director of Los Angeles Hillel Council.