Events (Page 2)
Torah Study with Rabbi Mitelman
Torah Study on Bo at Westchester Reform Temple.
What Makes Us Human? Perspectives from Neuroscience, Physics, Psychology, and Judaism
Are humans on autopilot, relying on habits to navigate the world, or are we fully in control of our lives, actively deciding who we are and who we want to be?
Has Science Replaced God?
Shabbat service with Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman.
Ilan Ramon Memorial Lecture
On Monday, January 30th at 8 PM, member and co-chair of Shir Hadash’s Science and Religion Program, Sharon Brown, will deliver a talk in commemoration of the Yahrzeit of Colonel llan Ramon, who tragically passed away in the Space Shuttle disaster 20 years ago on February 1st, 2003. This lecture, a part of Shir Hadash’s year long exploration of science and religion, and in which Sharon’s forensics work in recovering llan Ramon’s diary will be detailed, will be presented live…
Qabbalat Shabbat with Guest Speaker Stephanie Meyers: Caring for the Body, Caring for the Soul
Temple Israel welcomes Stephanie Meyers, member and registered dietitian and nutritionist, for an interactive discussion with Rabbi Elaine Zecher about what the science of eating can teach us about mindfulness, self-compassion, and fostering healthier behaviors for our bodies and minds.
Yachad with Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman at Congregation Kol Ami
Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman, founding director of Sinai and Synapses, gives the Yachad Interfaith Lecture for 2022 on “Has Science Replaced God?”
Medical Ethics and New Technology: We Can Do It, But Should We?
Rabbi Elliot Dorff and other guests will be heading a panel moderated by Dr. David Snyder discussing bioethical issues facing us today.
“Let There Be Light: Laser Weapons, Jammers, and 21st Century Ethical Implications” with Zachary Epstein
In this series of events, Temple Isaiah will explore the essence and the technological applications of light, lasers, and countermeasures.
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,…
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.
A Conversation on Moses and Exodus
Rabbi Mitelman will be talking about Moses and Exodus at St. Luke’s.
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,…