One way that Judaism teaches us to give voice, despite our speechlessness, is to invoke God’s name with words of blessing to give content and form to our awe and wonder.
God is seen as a parent in the High Holy Day liturgy. And parents know their children – their flaws, their gifts, and even sometimes their actions before they happen.
Religion and science are starting to tread very closely on the same turf, and ignoring that confluence is not only unwise but limiting.
The German-Jewish scientist Fritz Haber is a classic example of how science is a double-edged sword.
How many resources should we devote to “longtermist” versus “near-termist” goals?
Just as insects care for their young behind the scenes, God cares for us behind the scenes even when it isn’t obvious.
What we say about God is much more about our own experiences, beliefs, and ideas.
If we can see how far light has traveled, might we be able to go back to where it all began?
What can a shul-going Jewish space engineer — who worked on the James Webb Space Telescope — teach us about spirituality and science?
Reminding ourselves of the times we didn’t give into our fear can give us courage to move forward in new situations.
There have been times where I have deeply wished to be convinced, or simply take for granted, that there is more than meets the eye.
There is just as much awe to be found through a microscope as a telescope.