Sinai and Synapses seeks to bridge
the religious and scientific worlds,
offering people a worldview that is
scientifically grounded and spiritually uplifting.

Recent Posts

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Can Slacktivism Lead To Activism?

What is the value and what are the limits of “slacktivism” — low-risk, low-cost activities that aim to make the world better?

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Waking Up is Hard to Do

One wonderful metaphor for the shofar blast on Rosh Hashanah is that of an alarm clock, waking us up to the ways we have acted, and helping us to become the people we wish to be. But all too often, we are likely to hit the snooze button.

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Why Judaism Needs Velcro

If we want Judaism to “stick” for our students, we truly need to be intentional about how we do it.

Events

Beth El Door

It’s About Time

November 2, 2014 – November 23, 2014
9:00 am - 11:00 am

What is the nature of time? How does Judaism understand and help us mark our days, weeks and years? Join us for this three-week course at Temple Beth El of Northern Westchester.

Temple Beth Tikvah

How Do We Talk About Science and Religion?

November 21, 2014
8:00 pm

How should we look at, think about and talk about the relationship between science and religion in today’s world? Come join us for the Rabbi Shai Shacknai Memorial Lecture at Temple Beth Tikvah.

Temple Israel Long Beach

Scientifically Grounded Judaism

March 27, 2015 – March 29, 2015

Come join us for a Scholar-in-Residence weekend looking at “Scientifically Grounded Judaism” at Temple Israel of Long Beach.

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