Phil Cohen is a Reform rabbi, a scholar of Jewish thought, who writes on Israel, theology, bioethics, and parshanut. He is also an author of fiction, with many online publications and two forthcoming books, a sci-fi novel and a book of very short stories. He lives in Greensboro, NC with Betsy Gamburg and their rescued greyhound Maggy. They are the proud parents of Elly and Talia and, as of the end of 2017, Ava Ruth. He serves as rabbi of Temple B'nai Israel, Albany, GA.