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Rabbi Harold Richter Jewish Hero

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Rabbi Harold Richter

Hollywood, Florida

How is your Hero working to make the world a better place?

He worked for the Broward Jewish Federation as chaplain of the community and Hospice By The Sea. He is a volunteer Chaplain for the Memorial Regional Hospital and Memorial South.

How has your Hero impacted your life and inspired you?

Rabbi Richter started the first Broward Jewish Federation Chaplains program. Among his other firsts in community service: he started the first HIV support group in Broward, the first Spiritual Eldering program in Broward and the first Jewish AA support group. He was chaplain for Hospice. He is retired and is the only Jewish volunteer Chaplain for Memorial Regional Trauma Hospital and Memerial South in South Broward. He is a Past President of the Broward Board of Rabbis, past President of the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and Past president of the South Florida Chaplains Association.