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Rabbi Naomi Levy, Nashuva’s spiritual leader, is the bestselling author of three remarkable books:

Naomi's 3rd Book - Available Now:

Hope Will Find You
My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living
Doubleday Religion

The Inspiring National Bestseller:

To Begin Again
The Journey Toward Comfort, Strength, and Faith in Difficult Times
Ballantine Books


Talking to God
Personal Prayers for Times of Joy, Sadness, Struggle, and Celebration
Knopf in hardcover, Image in paperback

Praise for Hope Will Find You
"A breathtaking journey of concern and connection, fear and faith. Rabbi Levy lets us in and allows us to see the human face of spirituality."
-Jamie Lee Curtis
"A sign of a great book is that while you're reading it, you're thinking of all the people you are going to give it to, Naomi Levy's Hope Will Find You is that book. This is a deeply affecting memoir that you may want, but you unquestionably need. It blew me away."
-Julie Klam, author of Please Excuse My Daughter and You Had Me at Woof
"Naomi Levy gained much wisdom from the tribulations of her own family.  We can gain that wisdom by reading her moving book about it."
-Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People
“This beautifully written, personal and poignant story carries the universal truth that patient wisdom keeps the doors to celebration and gratitude always open.”
-Sylvia Boorstein, author of Happiness is an Inside Job
"If you're reading this blurb, then believe me:  This book is extraordinary.  The storytelling is profoundly moving, the message of not giving up or giving in even more so, and Rabbi Naomi Levy's ability to draw out meaning from biblical texts is innovative and profound.  I opened up the book late one evening, and didn't put it down until I finished."
-Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, author of Jewish Literacy and A Code of Jewish Ethics
“An inspiring, honest and beautifully written memoir; you will be grateful it found you.”
-Rabbi David Wolpe, Sinai Temple Los Angeles, author of Why Faith Matters
Praise for To Begin Again

A source of great comfort when dealing with the truly big stuff—Richard Carlson Author of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…and It’s All Small Stuff

A book of such hope and light…Levy doesn’t preach. She points the way but does not push. She offers prayers. She engages the reader with richly textured stories of everyday people. At times one may laugh out loud, and at other times be deeply moved.—Los Angeles Times.

A voice of clarity, Comfort and Compassion—Rabbi Harold Kushner Author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

For anyone who has ever lost or suffered, Rabbi Levy’s words will shine in the dark like a night-light.—Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.Author of Kitchen Table Wisdom

Praise for Talking to God
I hope that all the people who feel detached from God because they cannot pray will read Naomi Levy’s book and learn to reconnect.—Rabbi Harold Kushner Author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People

The author challenges us to partner with God by doing all we can to answer our prayers …Talking to God involves a lecture to self, then a prayer beyond self to One who calls you out of self.—Rev. Cecil L. Murray Senior Minister, First AME Church

Those of us who have been deeply moved by Naomi Levy’s first book To Begin Again will welcome her new book, Talking to God. The beautiful, simple, and direct prayers she offers here will enrich the spiritual practices of persons of all faiths.—Joseph C. Hough Jr.President, Union Theological Seminary

Talking to God is a beautiful and heartfelt collection of prayers. It’s filled with wisdom, compassion, and plenty of insight. I loved every page and will refer to it often.—Richard Carlson Author of Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff…And It’s All Small Stuff