Richard Reiss

Richard Reiss has written extensively about creating a family through adoption, and the joys and challenges of being adoptive parents. His work has appeared in The New York Times, ADDitude Magazine, Perigee Journal, Serving House Journal, The Newark Star-Ledger, The Literary Review, and Psychotherapy Networker. He is the author of Desperate Love:  A Father’s Memoir, published by Serving House Books. Richard and his wife, Paula Kaplan-Reiss, and family, are members of Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick, N.J.

My Big Question: God, The Milky Way, Miracles, and More

Richard Reiss
April 7, 2021
The enormous question for me, then, has always been: Is God watching? When I began to understand computers, I realized that, yes, one thing could follow billions of people if those people were nothing more than data points on a revolving planet with polar icecaps.

What Does It Mean to Be "Blessed?"

Richard Reiss
February 28, 2019

If you saw me in my nice suit driving my nice car on the way to my nice job, you might think, “That man is blessed.” At one level, you would be correct. At another level, not so much.