Rabbi Dov Berkovits is the former Director and Senior Faculty member of the Pardes Institute; Co-Founder and former Educational Director of Nesiyah; Teacher and Founding Member at Elul; Founding Senior Faculty at the Yakar Synagogue in Jerusalem and former Research Assistant to Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. He is currently the Director of Beit-Av, an institute named in memory of his father, Rabbi Eliezer Berkovits, dedicated to creativity and renewal through Torah. Dov is the author of articles on Jewish environmental thought and Judaism and Art. He has published three books, most recently The Temple of Life - Marriage and the Sanctity of Relationships (Koren Press). He is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Yeshiva University, with degrees in Philosophy and Jewish History.