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Rabbi Robert Loewy

Instructor of Religious Studies

Rabbi Robert Loewy
Rabbi Robert Loewy

Rabbi Robert H. Loewy is the Rabbi of Congregation Gates of Prayer in Metairie, LA. He assumed that position in August of 1984. Prior to that, he was the Assistant and then Associate Rabbi of Congregation Emanu El in Houston, Texas for seven years.  

In addition to developing an active synagogue program, Rabbi Loewy is currently Vice-President of the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Board Member for the New Orleans Jewish Day School, Henry S. Jacobs Camp and the East Jefferson General Hospital Pastoral Counseling Program.

In addition he has been President of the Southwest Association of Reform Rabbis, President of the Greater New Orleans Rabbinic Council , President of the New Orleans Jewish Days School, Chairman of the Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater New Orleans, Program Chair for the Central Conference of American Rabbis, Secretary of the Greater Houston Rabbinical Association, and Board member of ARZA and Dillard University Center for Black/Jewish Relations. 


MHL, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion; BA, Cornell University

Classes Taught

  • Judaism

Areas of Expertise

Jewish Studies