Articles by Rabbi Richard Address

About Rabbi Richard Address (130 Articles)
Rabbi Richard F. Address, D.Min, is the Founder and Director of Rabbi Address served for over three decades on staff of the Union for Reform Judaism; first as a Regional Director and then, beginning in 1997, as Founder and Director of the URJ’s Department of Jewish Family Concerns and served as a specialist and consultant for the North American Reform Movement in the areas of family related programming. Rabbi Address was ordained from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in 1972 and began his rabbinic career in Los Angeles congregations. He also served as a part time rabbi for Beth Hillel in Carmel, NJ while regional director and, after his URJ tenure, served as senior rabbi of Congregation M’kor Shalom in Cherry Hill, NJ from 2011-2014.

Join The Dialogue On Advanced Care

January 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

As many of us know, one of the THE major social justice issues that will face us and our families in the next decades will be how we and society deal with the costs of end of [Read more...]

BO: Old and Young Together

January 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

This weeks Torah Portion, “Bo”, is a sweeping tale that includes the last three plagues as well as mention of the Passover. There has been a great deal of [Read more...]

Va’eira: The Heavy Heart

January 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

This second portion of the book of Exodus tells the story of the tensions between Pharaoh, Moses and the people. The “let my people go” theme rests throughout the [Read more...]

2015–Seeking Meaning In Our Aging

January 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

So, back from a vacation cruise for the holidays. Lots of chances to just look at the ocean and think. Sometimes that is very therapeutic. Sometimes, it is a challenge. It [Read more...]

Light One Candle?

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Shalom. This week, as many of us know–and as most children know–begins Hannukah. The spinning dreidels and the latkes help set the tone for the candle lighting. [Read more...]

Mi-Keitz: A Famine…But Where?

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Torah portion this week, Mi-keitz, discusses the dream interpretation ability of Joseph that allows for his rise to a position of power in Egypt. We also confront a [Read more...]
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