Rabbi Sarah Mulhern is a faculty member and the manager of the Created Equal Project at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America, where she teaches, does research, develops curricula, and directs educational programs on topics related to gender, ethical leadership, and moral use of power. She was a member of the first cohort of the North American David Hartman Center Fellowship.
Sarah was ordained by the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College and received private rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Daniel Landes. She also earned a Masters in Jewish Education from Hebrew College. She is an alumna of Yeshivat Hadar, Pardes Institute, Drisha Institute, Beit Midrash Har El, and Brandeis University, and was a Wexner Graduate Fellow.
During rabbinical school, Sarah worked in a variety of settings, including pulpits, social justice organizations, mikvaot, hospitals, and in adult and youth education. Previously, Sarah worked at the American Jewish World Service, where she designed curricula, wrote divrei Torah, ran the Jewish justice text database On1Foot.org, trained educators, and designed and led service-learning programs. She is a well-regarded adult education teacher, and has taught across the country and in Israel.
Sarah lives in Riverdale, New York, with her husband, Rabbi William Friedman, and their children. She can be reached at [email protected]