Abba Engelberg graduated from Telshe Yeshiva (valedictorian) and Yeshiva University (cum laude), where he received rabbinical ordination. He received a Ph. D. from NYU in operations research and served as professor at Jerusalem College of Technology for 40 years, where he founded and headed the women’s division. He served as a reserve chaplain in the United States Air Force where he achieved the rank of colonel. He has written books and articles in the areas of science and religion, including The Ethics of Genesis and The Ethics of Exodus.