• Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz

    Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz is the Senior Rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, CA. He is currently completing his doctorate in Religion at Claremont Graduate University with a focus on the Hebrew Bible, and is the recipient of the prestigious Fulbright Fellowship. For seven years, Rabbi Lebovitz served with great distinction as rabbi of Adat Shalom in Los Angeles, a congregation he revitalized and grew, bringing younger families into the community through his teaching, his leadership and his warmth. Merging his two passions of Torah and filmmaking, he has produced two documentary films: "Roadmap Genesis" (2015) and “Roadmap Jerusalem” (2018). Ordained at the Ziegler School, he studied filmmaking as an undergraduate at the USC School of Cinema-Television. The grandchild of four survivors of the Holocaust, Rabbi Lebovitz was raised in the suburbs outside of Chicago.

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Spiritually Cleaning the Hametz Within Our Souls

With all of this physically taxing work, it can be easy to miss the spiritual preparation for this celebration of our collective redemption.