Rabbi Michael M. Cohen

Author, 'Einstein's Rabbi: A Tale of Science and the Soul'

Rabbi Michael M. Cohen teaches conflict resolution at Bennington College and is the author of Einstein's Rabbi: A Tale of Science and the Soul.

He is also the Rabbi Emeritus of the Israel Congregation in Manchester Center, Vermont. He was the first permanent rabbi in the Congregation's history. A long time environmental activist, he co-founded the first recycling center in Ewing, N.J., in 1976 while in high school. He served as President of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association and co-founded the Green Zionist Alliance. Since 1996 he has divided his time between Vermont and Arava Institute for Environmental Stidies Kibbutz Ketura campus. His views expressed in his blogs are his own and do not necessarily represent the view of any organization he is affiliated with.

He is the author of numerous articles on religion, the Middle East Peace Process, politics and the environment