Articles by Rabbi Richard Address

About Rabbi Richard Address (138 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.

Tetzaveh: We Are The Light!

February 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

This week we deal with detailed instructions for the creation of the tablernacle. The opening verse of the portion instructs us to bring beaten oil of olives “for [Read more...]

Terumah: Bring Me Gifts

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

With this Torah portion, “Terumah”, we go deeply into a first set if instructions concerning the construction of the Ark. No detail is spared here and other [Read more...]

What’s Love Got To Do With It?

February 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

Well, the flowers have pretty much faded, the cards are away and the candy has, for the most part, been eaten. Another Valentine’s Day gone. I admit to some fascination [Read more...]

A Message From Phoenix

February 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

I just returned from a very exciting experience in Phoenix, Arizona. I had the honor of being part of the faculty for LimmudAZ. This was a day long education market place [Read more...]

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...]
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