Events (Page 13)

Events (Page 13)

Jan 29, 2017

What Did St. Augustine, Galileo, and Einstein Have To Say About Faith vs. Science?

Please join the STEM Professionals Affinity Group as we welcome guest speaker Professor Sylvester James Gates, University of Maryland. Professor Gates is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a recipient of the National Medal of Science. This project is part of Scientists in Synagogues, a grass-roots program to offer Jews opportunities to explore the most interesting and pressing questions surrounding Judaism and science.
Feb 14 – 21, 2017

How Free is Free Will? – The Biology of Free Will

How Free is Free Will? – The Neuroscience of Moral Decision Making will explore how what we know about the brain aligns with traditional Jewish ideas about autonomy and self-determination.
Feb 21, 2017

How Free is Free Will? – The Psychology of Free Will

How Free is Free Will? – The Neuroscience of Moral Decision Making will explore how what we know about the brain aligns with traditional Jewish ideas about autonomy and self-determination.
Feb 9, 2017

The Genesis Project: Day Three — A-Life: Worth Living?

Life begins on the third day of Bereshit. Soon it will be possible to create artificial life, “A-Life”: designer cells and tissues, and, eventually, entire organisms. What ethical challenges does this pose?
Sep 12, 2016

What Do I Do When?

Join us at this conference for clergy and congregational leaders who work with families facing mental health challenges, crises and recovery.
Aug 4, 2016

This is Your Brain on Judaism

Both Judaism and cognitive science try to answer the same questions: Who are we? How do we behave? Why do we act the way we do?