Alexander Even Chen is a Professor of Jewish Thought. He earned his PhD in Jewish studies from Hebrew University and rabbinical ordination from The Schechter Rabbinical Seminary. As a teacher at the Masorti High School in Jerusalem, he helped develop informal Jewish educational activities, and has served as pedagogic advisor at the Beit Hatfutsot Museum in Tel Aviv. He has served on the boards of the Rabbinical Assembly, and the Inter-religious Coordinating Council in Israel promoting dialogue between the three major monotheistic faiths. Rabbi Dr. Even-Chen is author of 3 books and numerous scholarly articles. His translation into Hebrew of Heschel’s Shabbat will be published shortly. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife and two children.