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Rabbi David Levin


David Levin is a second career rabbi. He is the founder and managing director of Jewish Relationships Initiative (JRI), a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation, focused on creative and meaningful engagement with the unaffiliated using Jewish wisdom. A substantial portion of his work is devoted to the challenging end-of-life journey.

David’s new projects include teaching a re-imagining of Ethical Wills found online at and a lecture series exploring Aging, Death, Bereavement, and the Process of Healing in collaboration with noted colleagues.

David Levin is active in the Philadelphia Jewish community serving on several boards and groups including the JCRC, NIF, and Hand in Hand Schools. He is a Fellow with Rabbis Without Boarders, a trans-denominational rabbinic assembly within CLAL. He is an active member of the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia, the CCAR (Reform) and OHALA (Renewal) and the National Association of Jewish Chaplains (NAJC).

You can find Rabbi Levin online at and JRI at and Conversations for Life and Legacy™ at .

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