With keen insight, an open heart, and the graceful, accessible wisdom for which she is widely known, Rabbi Naomi Levy has written a book that will be a balm and a provocation for all who read it. It made me cry. It made me think. To read it is to be gently guided into a deeper place.
It is the task of the rabbi to articulate the wisdom and power of the Jewish religion in all its profundity, mystery, and earthy relevance. Naomi Levy performs the task spectacularly; she speaks from deep within the Jewish soul and gives the spiritual gifts of Judaism not only to Jews but to the world at large. It is difficult to overestimate her contribution. Einstein and the Rabbi is worthy of the matriarchs from whom originated the blessing of Jewish womanhood and who continue, through such a…
Rabbi Naomi Levy shares her loving spirit, her inspirational stories of Einstein and the Rabbi whose grief he sought to assuage, and her lessons on hearing the voice of your soul. This remarkable book spoke to me as I am sure it will speak to you.
Drawing on poignant personal stories, Jewish life andtraditions, and a spiritual letter from Einstein to a grieving father, NaomiLevy’s book outlines an inspiring guide on how to live a meaningful andconnected life.
Everyone needs to read this book. It is a book for the times we live in now…capturing the human spirit through historic journeys, present-day gestures of kindness, and understanding. Naomi Levy writes with a clear, easy style that allows us to fall into her narrative, bearing witness to the soul life.
Do not miss this unique work combining wisdom, inspiration, a mystery about the world’s greatest scientist, and a modern search for the soul. The combination will enchant your mind and make your spirit sing.
Levy offers us a blessing—which indeed comes true as one travels through her luminous book: ‘I am praying that something sacred will happen to you. Something unexpected. A turning. An awakening.’ And it does; all of that and more.
What is the soul?’ This question has been on the tips of the tongues of seekers, saints and prophets from the beginning of time. ‘Are there words to describe the ineffable?’ This question has been on the tips of the pens of poets across the ages and the continents. Rabbi Naomi Levy takes on these questions in Einstein and the Rabbi, and she does so with humility, mastery, and poetry in a book that reads like mystery novel. I couldn’t put it down.
Naomi Levy writes from my heart. She brings together my Judaism and my social science and my current spiritual path of love.