Nature is not an end in itself. Humanity is needed to complete that which was created to enhance what is natural.
Human beings have long wondered about the extent to which we truly have free will, or whether the path we travel is pre-ordained.
Is there some unique essence that separates natural-born humans from creations that seem to reproduce the same electro-chemical workings as the human brain (“a soul”)?
Are we hard-wired to believe in God? This is an area of investigation that has been called by some “neurotheology.”
Once we have set down a certain path, human nature makes it increasingly difficult to reverse course.
Science and Jewish religious tradition share the conviction that the world and the actions of human beings matter.
How much power should be given, and to whom, in the name of saving humanity from what think we can predict in the future?
After reading Krista Tippett’s book “Einstein’s God,” teenagers from Temple Israel Center have changed their views on science and religion.
If this time in history is in fact the end of the world, it wouldn’t be the first time.
If you are a traditional Jew and see a slice of meat that’s likely — but not certain — to be kosher, what do you do?