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.
D'vrei Torah

Metzora: From Isolation to Inclusion

April 13, 2016 0

This week we read the porion known as “Metzora”, the twin with last week’s section, “Tazria”. As we wrote last week, these two are often read together except for leap years such as now. Again, [Read more…]

The Western Wall, Jerusalem/Steve Lubetkin Photo. Used by permission.
D'vrei Torah

Sh’mini: The Power of Ritual?

March 31, 2016 2

This week’s portion, Sh’mini. has confounded commentators for centuries. In Leviticus 10 we read the strange and disturbing story of Aaron’s two sons, Nadab and Abihu, who, in the midst of the consecration of Aaron [Read more…]


A Life Re-imagined: Our Stories?

March 27, 2016 0

A while back, David Brooks of the N.Y.Times, write an op-ed about the challenges of mid -life. He referenced a new book by Barbara Bradley Hagerty entitled “Life Reimagined: The Science, Art and Opportunity of [Read more…]

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