About Rabbi Richard Address
Rabbi Richard F. Address, D.Min, is the Founder and Director of www.jewishsacredaging.com. 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.
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D'vrei Torah

BeHar: Re-examining Our Priorities

May 26, 2016 0

Portion “Behar” (leviticus 25-26:2) contains a wealth of information on the Sabbatical and Jubilee years. Perhaps the most famous verse of the portion comes from [25:10]. The context is a verse referring to Hebrew slaves [Read more…]

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The Last “Competition”!!!

May 9, 2016 0

Michael Kinsley is an author, columnist and editor. He has just published a little book, well reviewed by the way, entitled “Old Age: A Beginners Guide”.( Tim Duggan Books. 2016) I finished reading it the [Read more…]

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Acharei Mot: “To Live By Them”

May 4, 2016 0

Acharei Mot (Leviticus 16-18) is a challenging portion. It encompasses rituals of the High Priest related to a day of atonement, (16) moves on to rituals of worship (17) and finishes with a stark chapter [Read more…]

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