Pioneering psychologist David DeSteno presents cutting-edge scientific evidence that religious practices and faith provide a toolbox for coping.
As technology improves, will our relationship with religion and spirituality be rendered useless?
Oct 15 – Nov 16, 2021
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Rabbi Mitelman speaks on religion and science at Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel.
Dr. Kevin Ladd identifies some specific psychological principles, techniques, and tools related to the embodied experience of spirituality
Mathematics, computing, ethics, and religion can not only be in agreement, they can actually help each other.
Professor Pollack, a biologist who has worked on DNA matters for more than half a century and is a member of West End Synagogue, will discuss Jewish identity. Is it a matter of choice, but is it also a matter of inheritance? Or could it be both?
Dr. Victor J. Katz, Professor of Mathematics emeritus at the University of the District of Columbia, discusses how religion influenced the study of mathematics.
Temple Isaiah kicks off its Scientists in Synagogues programming with a series of challenging questions and group discussion.
West End Synagogue will be screening a 2016 documentary about eugenics, genetics and social inequality in the United States, followed by a panel discussion.
Dr. Lyon will present on the findings of Fermilab’s Muon g-2, and Rabbi Mitelman will offer a rabbinic exploration uncertainty, different ways of knowing, and how science differs from these kinds of questions.
Mathematics is built on axioms — statements that we assume to be true. Similarly, our underlying assumptions about the world and about God affect the lives we build.