Rabbi Elyse Frishman is the editor of Mishkan T’filah, the Reform movement’s prayerbook.

Ordained in 1981, she served fas Rabbi of The Reform Temple of Suffern (NY) for 14 years, and then as Senior Rabbi of The Barnert Temple (Franklin Lakes, NJ) for 22 years, retiring in 2017. Her rabbinate focused on the shaping of sacred community grounded in adult study, spiritual life and service.

Most recently she served on the Board of the American Jewish World Service.

Married to Rabbi Daniel Freelander, their family includes Adam and Julie, Jonah and Sarah, Devra (z”l) and granddaughter Aviva.