Friday, June 2 – Rabbi Richard Address - Jewish Sacred Aging
Rabbi Richard F. Address, D.Min, is the Founder and Director of www.jewishsacredaging.com, a project that is responsible for creating awareness and resources for congregations on the implication of the emerging longevity revolution with growing emphasis on the aging of the baby boom generation.
Ordained at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Rabbi Address served several congregations in California before joining the staff of the Union for Reform Judaism. Currently, Rabbi Address teaches classes in Jewish Family issues and Sacred Aging at the New York campus of HUC-JIR,contributes articles for web sites on issues related to spirituality and aging, co-chairs the Committee on Spirituality and Diversity for C-TAC (Coalition to Transform Advanced Care), and hosts a weekly radio show in Philadelphia called “Boomer Generation Radio”. Rabbi Address has authored numerous articles, book chapters and books related to the issue of aging.