Rabbi Richard F. Address was ordained at HUC-JIR (Cincinnati) in 1972, and
received his Doctor of Divinity from HUC-JIR in 1997. In May 1998 he received
his certificate in Pastoral Counseling from the PostGraduate Center for Mental
Health (NYC) and in May 1999 graduated from HUC-JIR (NYC) with his Doctor of
Rabbi Address has served the Union of American Hebrew Congregations in a
variety of capacities. Following congregation work in California, he joined the
UAHC staff in August 1978 as the director of the UAHC Pennsylvania Council and
Federation of Reform Synagogues of Greater Philadelphia. He continued as senior
regional director of the Council through December of 2000. While serving as
regional director, he was named, in July 1997 as director of the new UAHC
Department of Jewish Family Concerns. This department, which sees as its mission
the creation of caring congregations; brings together the work of a
variety of programs in areas such as aging, substance abuse, self-destructive
behavior, special needs, AIDS, gay and lesbian inclusion and the impact of
emerging medical technology on the lives of our members.
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