Rabbi Herbert J. Cohen, a veteran educator for over thirty years, has taught both Judaic and secular classes throughout his career. Possessing a PhD in English as well as rabbinic ordination, he enjoys the discovery of common threads in religious and secular studies, which illuminate each other and give the reader new understandings of both Torah and secular literature. Rabbi Cohen presently lives in Dallas, Texas, where he is Family Educator with the Community Kollel of Dallas, an adult institute of Jewish learning. Rabbi Cohen has written four books including The One of Us: A Life in Jewish Education; Kosher Parenting: A Guide for Raising Kids in a Complex World; Torah from Texas: Perspectives on the Weekly Torah Portion, as well as Walking in Two Worlds: Visioning Torah Concepts through Secular Studies. Rabbi Cohen can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cover art by Meryl Cohen
The Torah is called a tree of life. “Sacred Forest” represents Torah in its variegated forms as it is revealed both in the sacred and secular worlds.