Events

Events

Oct 26, 2022 – Jan 11, 2023

Scientifically Grounded Judaism with Geoff Mitelman

Jewish Ideas from the Astronomical to the Microscopic Special offer: Sign up for this class and bring a friend for free! Learn more here. This course is available at a sliding scale cost of $499 (the true cost), $399 or $299. 12 Weeks (first class is October 26) Wednesdays 12:30-2:00 pm Eastern / 9:30-11:00 am Pacific How do we read Jewish texts in light of new scientific knowledge? How do we look at high-stakes topics — such as genetic engineering, climate change,…
Oct 24, 2022

Is AI Your Friend or Foe?

In this talk, computer scientist Dr. Julia Stoyanovich will help us shape and define the questions Midway Jewish Center hopes to encounter during their Scientists in Synagogues series.
Apr 28 – 30, 2023

Scholar-In-Residence Weekend with Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman

Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman is the Founding Director of Sinai and Synapses, an organization that bridges the scientific and religious worlds, and is being incubated at Clal – The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. His writings about the intersection of religion and science have appeared on the homepages of several sites, including The Huffington Post, Nautilus, and Science and Religion Today. ****Please RSVP for each session using its individualized Zoom Registration Link found below each bullet point.***** Friday, April 28,…
Sep 11, 2022

Physics and Faith with Dr. Thomas Rosenbaum

Dr. Rosenbaum will explore the tensions between religion and science with an eye towards historical antecedents, and offer at least one scientist and Jew’s personal attempt to find modest reconciliation and meaning.