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  • High Holy Days: Sermons take a chapter from writer’s book of life

    By Ryan Torok

    September 3, 2013 | 11:04 am

    In 1963, Richard Levy was in his mid-20s and in his last year of rabbinical school when he was sent on an internship to a synagogue in Jasper, Ala. About the time of Rosh Hashanah, not far away in the town of Birmingham, a bomb exploded at the 16th Street Baptist Church, an...

  • Q & A With Rabbi Richard Levy

    By Amy Klein

    November 3, 2005 | 7:00 pm

    In his new book, "A Vision of Holiness: The Future of American Judaism" (URJ Press, 2005), Rabbi Richard N. Levy explains The Pittsburgh Principles -- the position paper, if you will, of the Reform Movement that was published in 1999. In many ways, these principles advocate a return...

  • Bringing Liberal and Orthodox Jews Together

    By Rabbi Richard N. Levy

    July 24, 1997 | 8:00 pm

    "We All Stood at Sinai" Above, an aerial view of the area believed to be Mount Sinai. From"The Synagogue," Phaidon, 1995. A few weeks ago, the heads of the three major rabbinical organizations in North America met for conversation at Congregation Mogen David in West Los Angeles. For...