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Rabbi Richard Simon

Rabbi Simon joined Temple Judea in January 2017. Previously, he served for 30 years as senior rabbi at Temple Har Zion in Mt. Holly, N.J.

At Temple Judea, Rabbi Simon leads us in Shabbat prayer, Torah study, and special spiritual events, including teaching meditation and Kabbalah. He was ordained in 1985 by the great contemporary kabbalist, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi z”l.

Rabbi Simon, himself, has been a student and seeker of spirituality for the past 40 years. He has studied with teachers of Sufism, Western Mysticism, Wicca, and Shamanism. Rabbi Simon also is a teacher and monk at the Pine Wind Zen Center in Shamong, N.J.

In addition to his pulpit and teaching activities, Rabbi Simon serves as a hospice chaplain.


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Sat, July 4 2020 12 Tammuz 5780