Rabbi Mark Washofsky
Rabbi Mark Washofsky, PhD is the Solomon B. Freehof Professor of Jewish Law and Practice at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, OH. Rabbi Dr. Washofsky has been a member of the HUC-JIR faculty since 1985, most recently serving as Professor of Rabbinics, and specializes in the literature of the Talmud and Jewish law. He received his rabbinical ordination in 1980 and PhD in 1987 from HUC-JIR. He succeeded his teacher and mentor, Dr. Ben Zion Wacholder, z”l, as holder of the Freehof Chair on July 1, 2006. Dr. Washofsky chairs the Responsa Committee of the Central Conference of American rabbis. His extensive publications include editing the Reform Responsa for the Twenty-First Century, volumes 1 and 2, published by CCAR Press.
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