Rabbi Friedman is a noted biblical scholar, recognized for his sagacious grasp of Jewish mysticism. He uses ancient wisdom and modern wit as he captivates audiences around the country and around the world.
From 1984-1990, Rabbi Friedman served as simultaneous translator for the televised talks of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of righteous memory. He also hosts his own critically acclaimed cable television series, “Torah Forum with Manis Friedman,” syndicated throughout North America. In 2015, Rabbi Friedman’s most recent film, “The Lost Key to Intimacy,” was voted the winner of the Best Documentary at the Houston International Film Festival.
Rabbi Friedman has appeared on CNN, A&E Reviews, PBS and BBC Worldwide, and has been the subject of articles in the New York Times, Rolling Stone, Seventeen, Guideposts, Insight, Publisher’s Weekly and others. He is also a professionally ranked member of the National Speakers Association.
In an effort to empower women in Judaism, he founded the world’s first yeshiva exclusively for women, Bais Chana Institute of Jewish Studies in Minnesota. Since its opening in 1971, 22,000 women of all ages and backgrounds have attended the institute.
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