Rabbi Natan Levy
Head of Operations for Faiths Forum for London; Lecturer, Leo Baeck College
Rabbi Natan Levy received his rabbinical ordination from Rabbi Brovender and Rabbi Riskin in 2006. Rabbi Levy was the environmental liaison to the Chief Rabbi, Lord Sacks, and the former interfaith Consultant to the Board of Deputies of British Jews, and a University Chaplain to Bristol University. Natan is the co-author of “Sharing Eden: Green Teachings from Jews, Christians and Muslims.” He holds a Master of Arts in Jewish studies from King’s College, London, and is pursuing a doctorate in environmental theology at Bristol University. He lives in London with his wife and four children.
His guiding motto comes from the 2,000 year old Jewish text: ‘Teachings of the Fathers’ (Pirke Avot): “It is not up to you to finish the task, yet you are never free to desist from it.”
Interreligious Activities and Initiatives
Interfaith Symposium: Climate Change
The symposium brought together over 200 eco-faith activists, community leaders, and clergy from all of the nine majour faiths from synagogues, churches, mosques, gurdwaras and temples from across the UK. The specific theme of the event will be: From Local to Global-How to build a global environmental movement from local connections