Richard Camras, Rabbi

Richard Camras

Richard Camras

Lecturer of Practical Rabbinic Studies

Phone: (818) 346-0811

Ext: 511


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



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.