Author Archives: Rabbi David C. Levy

#MyImmigrantFamily

“But for the good fortune of finding a refuge, in 1941, from the horrors of the Holocaust, none of this might have happened and I would not have been born to write about it.” Continue reading

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We Need More Than Words and Prayers

One of my plans for today was to write a blogpost as one of my goals is to add weekly to my posts.  Then the shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota happened and I thought I knew what I wanted to … Continue reading

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“When I get my doctorate…”: Sci-Tech’s Girl Power!

In a day and age when so many educators are focused on increasing the number of girls and women involved in STEM fields, Sci-Tech is just doing it! Continue reading

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From Georgia to Trenton: A Continuing Journey for Justice

You never know where taking a long walk in the summertime will lead you. Almost a year ago, my son Josh and I took a long walk on a hot summer’s day through the streets of Augusta, Georgia and across … Continue reading

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From Celebration to Mourning to Resolve: A Post Shavuot Reflection on Orlando

Shavuot is one of my favorite festivals. The awesome imagery of imagining ourselves as standing at Sinai in the midst of God’s revelation has always moved me. More personally, the celebration of my student’s Service of Confirmation is one that … Continue reading

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Finding New Meaning in an Old Lesson

27 years ago when I was an Assistant Rabbi with Rabbi Barry H. Greene, he shared with me a lesson that each and every year he would offer as “summer homework” to the all Religious School students at the end … Continue reading

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Reflections of a Failed Boy Scout

I have some very fond memories of my years as a cub scout.  We had a lot of fun getting together at each other’s houses under the watchful eyes of mom’s who served as Den Leaders.  I remember having a … Continue reading

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