People seek meaning and connection in their lives. Rabbi David is dedicated to helping shed light on the paths of each seeker through the profound wisdom of the Jewish tradition.
R'David knows everyone has a sacred story worth sharing. This is at the heart of meaning-making. R'David founded Jewish Relationships Initiative to serve as a teacher and guide to develop self-awareness and nurture relationships throughout one’s life including the end-of-life challenges. R'David led a Disaster Spiritual Care Team region of the Red Cross, and the Association of Jewish Chaplains.
Rabbi David Levin teaches and leads with a remarkable combination of wisdom, sensitivity, and openness. He is a master of meeting both people and communities where they are and bringing the spiritual and intellectual riches of Judaism to wherever that might be, in ways that celebrate the richness of our past, the possibility of the present and the promise of the future.— Rabbi Brad Hirschfield, Co-President, CLAL-The National Jewish Center for Life and Learning, New York, NY
Rabbi David Levin is an inspiring and insightful speaker and teacher. He will touch your mind and heart with his wisdom, warmth, and eloquence. Combining deep psychological insight, Jewish knowledge, and a personable and engaging way, Rabbi Levin educates, elevates, and illuminates on all matters of our relationships, our values, and the ways we make meaning in life.— Rabbi Irwin Kula, Co-President, CLAL-The National Jewish Center for Life and Learning, New York, NY
Rabbi David Levin is a guide to all who seek meaning at life transitions and to prepare for a meaningful legacy. He brings wisdom, wit, and warmth to every conversation and is one of the people I most respect in the rabbinate.— Rabbi Josh Stanton, Rabbi, East End Temple, New York, NY
I have known Rabbi David Levin as a colleague and friend, and someone with whom I have collaborated professionally bringing “Jewish Death Awareness Education” programs to synagogues. David is a committed and competent teacher. He is able to provide valuable ways of seeing the depth dimensions of Jewish tradition. I offer my full endorsement of Rabbi David Levin as a teacher and workshop leader.— Reb Simcha Raphael, Founder and Director, Da'at Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Rabbi Levin worked very well with our adult learners. He is a skilled and caring speaker and he really takes an interest in the students. Our students appreciated his perspective and I would love to invite him to teach in our congregation in the future.— Michelle Pearlman, Rabbi, Beth Chaim, Malvern, PA
Rabbi Levin (worked) with staff and lay leaders to create a program tailored to fit the needs of our adult education community. Rabbi Levin brings years of expertise in end of life issues and is incredibly thoughtful in how he prepares for these programs. Adult learners were engaged and enlightened (by) activities to get to core values they want to pass along to the next generation.— Eli Freedman, Rabbi, Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, PA
The opportunity to work with Rabbi David Levin and to bring real expertise to bear on this core component of the life of our congregation is a tremendous gift.— David Ackerman, Rabbi, Congregation Beth Am Israel, Penn Valley, PA
Rabbi David Levin's program was quite educational and empowering. A few people came up to me afterward and commented that they would like their daughters or sons to have the opportunity to see a presentation of this type.— Lisa F., Program Coordinator, Adath Israel, Merion Station, PA