Rabbi Yitzchak Friedman brings an abundance of unique skills to his job as assistant rabbi at MCS. Rabbi Friedman attended Brooklyn College where he earned a B.Sc. in Computer Science with a minor in Judaic Studies. Before college, he studied at Yeshiva Torah Vodaath and afterwards at Yeshivat Har Etzion (aka “Gush”) in Israel. Yitzchak enjoys a warm rapport with all the synagogue’s congregants who represent a wide spectrum of Jews working, living and visiting in midtown Manhattan. Rabbi Friedman combines scholarship, both secular and Jewish, with a deep idealistic commitment to helping Jews become more involved and connected with their Jewish heritage. In addition to his software engineering and Talmud skills, R’ Yitzchak is a sofer (Jewish scribe).