Rabbi Adam Jacobs was born and raised in New York and has lived in Boston and Jerusalem, where he received his rabbinic ordination. He completed his B.A. in Music from Brandeis University and has a Masters of Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory. His writing has appeared in the Huffington Post, the Times of Israel, the Algemeiner Journal and Aish.com. He has a podcast on music and spirituality called The Secret Chord and is the host of a YouTube show on science and theology called Beyond Belief. He lives in New Jersey with his wife Penina and 5 children.