Articles by Rabbi Richard Address

About Rabbi Richard Address (180 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.

Devarim: So Near, Yet So Far!

July 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

This Shabbat we begin the final book of Torah. Deuteronomy is a grand summary of the Israelites sojourn, both physcially and spiritually. Moses, in a series of discourses, [Read more...]

Chukat:The Yoke of Perfection?

June 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

This portion of Torah, Chukat (Numbers 19 ff) represents one of the more challenging sections of Torah. we are commanded in the first verses of Numbers 19 to take a [Read more...]

What Do You Do With Memory?

June 20, 2015 // 2 Comments

It has been 25 years since my dad died. I am having trouble, I must admit, with that reality. My dad and my mom divorced when I was 5 years of age and he eventually settled [Read more...]
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