Rabbi Jonah C. Steinberg, Executive Director and Harvard Chaplain, was born in Canada and raised in Toronto and Vienna, Austria. He received his BA at Brown University and his MA, MPhil, and PhD at Columbia University. He served as Visiting Instructor of Talmud and Rabbinics at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, taught at the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies of the American Jewish University, and headed the program in Rabbinic Literature and Civilization at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College before becoming Associate Dean of the Rabbinical School of Hebrew College. Jonah has received the New Scholar Award from Harvard's Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion and has published articles exploring rabbinic sources and traditions and ways in which this legacy can inspire us today. Read Rabbi Jonah's Blog on the Weekly Torah Portion. See Rabbi Jonah's blessing at Harvard's 363rd Commencement Exercises. Listen to Rabbi Jonah's Morning Prayers for the Inauguration of Harvard's 29th President, Larry Bacow.