Articles by Rabbi Richard Address

About Rabbi Richard Address (122 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.

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...]

Va’Yetzei: One Step At A Time

November 25, 2014 // 1 Comment

Genesis 28:10 finds us with one of the most famous stories of Torah. Jacob is fleeing to Haran on the “advice” of his mother Rebecca. Esau, whose blessing Jacob [Read more...]
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