About Rabbi Dayle Friedman
Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman, MAJCS, MSW, BCJC, is the founding director of Hiddur: The Center for Aging and Judaism of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College. She is a pioneer in the development of a Jewish spiritual vision for aging, which draws upon Jewish tradition to helpindividuals and families meet the opportunities andvicissitudes of the second half of life. She is the author of JewishVisions for Aging: A ProfessionalGuide to Fostering Wholeness (Jewish Lights, 2008) and the editor of JewishPastoral Care: A Practical Handbook from Traditional and Contemporary Sources (Jewish Lights, 2nd edition, 2005), which has become a standard reference in the field in North America and Israel.
Rabbi Friedman is a vice-chair of Rabbis for Obama.