Articles by Rabbi Richard Address

About Rabbi Richard Address (237 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.

Yitro: The Power of Revelation

January 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

The portion for this week is easily one of the most important in all of Judaism. Not only does it contain the Revelation at Mt. Sinai, but, it formms the foundation of the [Read more...]

Beshalach: That Long, Winding Road

January 20, 2016 // 1 Comment

I remember the day I was ordained. My friends and I stood there, freshly minted rabbis, our careers well planned out. We had prepared for this day and our future! Funny, as [Read more...]

Starry Starry Night

January 18, 2016 // 2 Comments

I was recently speaking at a synagogue in central New Jersey and in the midst of the conversation, we were examining, in a way, the transitions that sometimes take place as [Read more...]

Threescore Years and Ten?

January 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

So, lounging in my mail box was the latest edition of the AARP Bulletin. There, on page 24, the blaring headline “The Boomers Turn 70”. This I needed? OK, so yes, [Read more...]

Bo: A Darkness One Can Touch

January 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

This week we read of the final plagues brought upon Egypt as we prepare ourselves for the Exodus. Pharaoh’s heart is hardened but he still refuses. As things evolve, we [Read more...]
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