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Striving for Teshuvah Together

We may associate the Jewish New Year with inward reflection, but the Mishnah and the commentaries are clear that Judaism treats teshuvah as a fundamentally social process.

Is Morality About Cooperation?

Morality-as-cooperation is pushing researchers in moral psychology to think more rigorously about the evolutionary background and specific processes that might give rise to moral sentiments.

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This Is Your Brain on Judaism

November 5, 2019 – December 17, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Judaism has been exploring the same questions as neuroscientists and psychologists for thousands of years. How can we use this knowledge to improve ourselves and our actions?

Torah Study with Rabbi Mitelman

December 21, 2019
9:30 am – 11:00 am

Rabbi Geoff Mitelman will be leading this week’s Torah study on Shabbat. This week’s portion is Vayeshev.

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