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.


An Open Letter to the Jewish Community in the Ten Days of Repentance 5769

By October 8, 2008

My fellow American Jews, I am a member of Rabbis for Obama, along with 550 colleagues from all movements of Judaism. In this sacred season of repentance, I would like to share my reflections on some powerful messages from our … Read More