Joel M. Hoffman, PhD, is the author of In the Beginning and And God Said. He is the chief translator for the series My People’s Prayer Book (winner of the National Jewish Book Award) and for My People’s Passover Haggadah. He is an occasional contributor to The Jerusalem Post and The Huffington Post and has held faculty appointment at Brandeis University and at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. He lives in New York.Joel Hoffman is available to be booked for speaking engagements through Read On. Click here for more information.