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Let There Be Light: Laser Weapons, Jammers, and 21st Century Ethical Implications
When are we shaped by our texts and creations, and when do they shape us?
The Size, Age, and Origin of the Universe: Modern Scientific and Jewish Mystical Views
The great questions of origin and scope are hallmarks of both faith and science. But only faith can contemplate purpose.
Face Fear by Embracing Awe
If we think that awe stems from a vastness, then we start to see ourselves less as the center, but as a spoke from it.
Is AI Your Friend Or Your Foe?
Dr. Julia Stoyanovich asks: what happens when AI leaves our computers and digital devices, and plays a role in our everyday decisions?
Genesis Is Not A Science Textbook
We should read the opening verses of Genesis as poetry, not science.
We do not have as much control over our lives as we would like. But we do have a choice in how we perceive the world around us.
Change is Hard
During the High Holidays, we are asked to be intentional about who we are, how we’ve been, and who we want to be.
Seeking Awe and Wonder
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.
Knowing the Past to Build the Future
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.
Physics and Faith
Religion and science are starting to tread very closely on the same turf, and ignoring that confluence is not only unwise but limiting.
Is Science Morally Neutral? The Curious Case of Fritz Haber
The German-Jewish scientist Fritz Haber is a classic example of how science is a double-edged sword.
How Long-Term Should Our Vision Be?
How many resources should we devote to “longtermist” versus “near-termist” goals?