About Us

1ea9629d-fd3a-46a2-b54d-d7376f139b08Rabbi David Fredman
MFT, M.Ed., is Aish Minnesota’s Executive Director. His engaging teaching style, quick smile and often quirky sense of humor is a combination that is easy to warm up to. An insightful marriage and family therapist, Rabbi Fredman works with couple’s and individuals who may need help in their personal as well as spiritual life. Over the past 8 years Rabbi Fredman has been connecting to Jews of all backgrounds, offering programs and an array of learning opportunities. Rabbi Fredman’s popular weekly column, Less Than 1,000 Words From The Land of 10,000 Lakes has created a buzz among Jews from all spectrums, leaving his reader’s with new insights about life, relationships and their Judaism. Rabbi Fredman has a voracious appetite for books on psychology and anything that makes the human “tick.” Hailing originally from St. Louis, MO, Rabbi Fredman is, as expected, a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.

gitiOriginally from Lakewood, NJ, Rebbetzin Giti Fredman distinguished herself at a young age for her artistic culinary expertise. Her talent mixed with her business acumen pushed her to begin a high-end fancy cakes and cookies business while living in Israel. After years of running Cookie Connection Giti began to rise as a star in another field…the world of Jewish community building. Featured in the JT News as “One of the 5 top women to watch,” Giti’s natural good cheer, charm and boundless energy has endeared her to many in the community. Her fun “get-up-and-go” attitude have made her a magnet for her fellow Jews throughout the Twin Cities, attracting them to Jewish places they never had dreamed of before.

JodiOur Administrative Assistant Jodi Bohrod worked for Target Corporation for 8 years in Finance, Target.com and Interactive Marketing. Her greatest achievement was being on the implementation team creating TargetLists with the Gift Registry Team. Jodi left Target to stay home with her children for the past 3 years and has worked for various non-profits while raising her children. She grew up and currently lives in St. Louis Park with her husband, Joe, and her 3 children, Zoe, Josie & Peyton.