Rabbi Naomi Levy is the founder and spiritual leader of Nashuva, a groundbreaking Jewish outreach organization based in Los Angeles. She is a unique and passionate voice in the contemporary Jewish world. The Jewish Forward listed Rabbi Levy as one of the 50 most influential Jewish leaders in America. Newsweek Magazine named her in its "Top 50 Rabbis in America" list.
Naomi attended Cornell University where she graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude. She was in the first class of women to enter The Jewish Theological Seminary's rabbinical school. She became the first female Conservative rabbi to head a pulpit on the West Coast.
Naomi's first book, To Begin Again, was a bestseller. She has appeared on NBC's Today Show and on Oprah, and has been featured in Parade, Redbook, Self, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe and Los Angeles magazines. Naomi also lectures widely on topics of revitalizing faith, spirituality, healing and prayer.
She lives in Venice Beach, California with her husband, Robert Eshman, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Jewish Journal and their children Adin and Noa.