About The Tech Rabbi

Who Is The Tech Rabbi?

Rabbi Michael Cohen is the Director of Educational Technology at Harkham Hillel Hebrew Academy in Beverly Hills. It is there that he created and developed the “Invisible iPad” approach to technology use in education, a topic on which he has presented at several conferences, and institutions including Apple Leadership Events, SXSWEdu, ISTE, American Jeweish University, and the EdTechTeacher iPad Summits. 

Due to this innovative approach, Rabbi Michael was selected to join the Apple Distinguished Educators Class of 2015. In 2016, Onalytica published a report ranking Rabbi Michael among the Top 50 EdTech Influencers today. Rabbi Michael is an ordained Orthodox Rabbi, and holds a Masters in Education specializing in Educational Technology, and a Bachelors in Fine Art focusing on Art and Design. 

2 thoughts on “About The Tech Rabbi

  1. Megan Doherty says:

    Hi, Rabbi Cohen! I attended your session on the Invisible iPad at the Boston iPad Summit. I was looking back through my notes and the website and tried to access your presentation. It wouldn’t load for me, and I was wondering if you’d share it with me directly. I really enjoyed your session and am thinking about how to put together a book project for my upcoming unit on Shakespeare.
    Thanks so much.
    Megan Doherty

  2. Megan-

    I am glad you enjoyed my session in Boston. I have updated my slidedeck section with those slides. I will be publishing a short book on using digital publications to support student facilitation in the iBook store. Please connect via Twitter.

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