Rabbi Jay Levy will help make your wedding ceremony warm and personal, filled with music, spirit, personality and joy. From lavish celebrity weddings to small intimate services, every bride and every groom is a star at Rabbi Jay's unique ceremonies. Rabbi Jay is also a cantor who records for Warner Records and has appeared on concert stages around the world, as well as on television and radio. His singing helps to create a seamless, perfectly-balanced event, as well as saving the extra expense and time involved with hiring and coordinating another participant. His composition "It All Goes By So Fast" was featured on the Ray Charles duet album "Genius and Friends", sung with Mary J. Blige, and has become a wedding standard.


Rabbi Jay has officiated at weddings throughout the United States and the world, for couples of every background. Whether Ashkenazik, Sephardic, Persian, Israeli, Russian, Traditional, et al, he provides just the right ceremony, custom-tailored for each couples needs and desires. Rabbi Jay teaches the popular "Making Marriage Work" course at the American Jewish University in Los Angeles, and has helped hundreds of couples prepare for their weddings. Through meetings and written work, he gets to know the couples as individuals and they get to know him. He is active as a counselor as well as officiant and helps to smooth out any bumps in the road that might occur during those often tension-filled weeks before the special day..


Rabbi Jay has been honored with many awards for his work, including the Parents' Choice Gold Award, the Parents® Magazine Prize, the L.A. Times "Best Of The Year", et al. He appeared as the rabbi on the final season of "Touched by an Angel" on CBS. Talk about typecasting!


Rabbi Jay Levy earned his B.A., cum laude, from Queens College, and then went on to earn his J.D. degree from the New York University School of Law. He received his Rabbinical Ordination from the Rabbinical Academy in New York and most recently served as the Senior Rabbi of Sephardic Temple Tifereth Israel in Los Angeles.

Rabbi Jay is also available to officiate at life-cycle events including baby namings, bar and bat mitzvahs, funerals and unveilings. He can speak to your group on a wide variety of informative and entertaining topics and is also a warm and engaging musical performer.



Tel: (818) 784-7126