About the author

Rabbi Herbert J. Cohen, ordained at Yeshiva University, served as a synagogue rabbi and high school principal for three decades. He received a BA in History and English from Yeshiva University, an MA in English from Hunter College of the City University of New York, an MA in Jewish Education from Yeshiva University, and a PhD in English Literature from Georgia State University. He is the author of several books including The One of Us: A Life in Jewish Education, Torah from Texas, Texas Torah, and Kosher Parenting. His weekly columm “Kosher Movies” appears in newspapers in Atlanta, Toronto and elsewhere.


Rabbi Cohen resides in Israel with his wife Meryl and can be reached via email.