Rabbi Richard Camras

Distinguished Lecturer in Rabbinic Studies
rcamras [at] aju.edu
(310) 476-9777
Photograph of Richard Camras

    Rabbinic Ordination, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1992
    Master of Hebrew Literature, Jewish Theological Seminary of America, 1992
    B.S., Business Administration, University of Arizona,1985
    Bachelor of Literature, Jewish Studies, Homiletics Award, University of Judaism, 1989

    Rabbi Richard Camras has been senior rabbi at Shomrei Torah Synagogue in West Hills, California since 1999 and previously served as Associate Rabbi of Chizuk Amuno Congregation in Baltimore, Maryland for seven years.  He founded the Conejo/West Valley branch of the Florence Melton Adult Mini-School in 2007 and serves as President of the Pacific Southwest Regional Rabbinical Assembly. Rabbi Camras served for three years as the Chair of the West Valley Rabbinic Task Force at the Valley Alliance Federation and also oversees the West Valley/Conejo Valley Introduction to Judaism class sponsored by the American Jewish University.