By: Isidore Singer
German rabbi; born 1843 at Wongrowitz, Posen. He studied at the University of Berlin, and was prepared for his rabbinical career by private teachers. After officiating as rabbi for a short time at Zurich, he went in 1872 in a similar capacity to Nuremberg. Since 1884 he has been preacher of the Reform congregation in Berlin.
Levin is the author of: "Gott und Seele nach Jüdischer Lehre," Zurich, 1871; "Der Gottesdienst des Herzens. Israelitisches Gebetbuch für Oeffentliche und Privatandacht," 2 vols., 1872; "Lehrbuch der Biblischen Geschichte und Literatur," 3d ed., 1897; "Iberia," Berlin, 1892; "Bar Kochba," 1892 (2d ed., 1904); "Lehrbuch der Jüdischen Geschichte und Literatur," 3d ed., 1900; "Die Israelitische Religionslehre, Systematisch Dargestellt," 1892 (2d ed., 1900); "Die Reform des Judentums. Festschrift zur Feier des 50-Jährigen Bestehens der Jüdischen Reformgemeinde in Berlin," 1895.