Rabbi William Friedman is a Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America and is a member of the second cohort of North American David Hartman Center Fellows. William is also a doctoral candidate in Ancient Judaism from Harvard University, where his dissertation focuses on legal reasoning in rabbinic law.
William received rabbinic ordination from Rabbi Daniel Landes, former director and Rosh Yeshiva of the Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies, and an MA in Talmud and Rabbinics from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He has studied and taught at the Conservative Yeshiva, Pardes, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Jewish Theological Seminary, Academy for Jewish Religion, and Hebrew College.
William lives in Riverdale, New York, with his wife, Rabbi Sarah Mulhern, and their daughter.