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Made possible by a grant from Sinai & Synapses, Beth Haverim Shir Shalom offers a series of programs with the theme of “The Science of Tsuris: The Polyvagal Theory and How Judaism Responds to our Biological Imperative to Connect.“
Dr. Joseph Shane, professor of chemistry and science education, will moderate a panel discussion titled, “Science, Religion, and the Common Good,” with clergy, scientists and writers from the Sinai and Synapses Fellowship.
Azi Grysman, PhD, leads the first of four interactive sessions at B’nai Israel Congregation in Baltimore about memory.
As part of Scientists in Synagogues, East End Temple welcomes rising stars and leading lights in mechanobiology, neurology, and immunotherapy to reflect on the intersection between science and Judaism in their lives, vocations, and worldviews.
What questions or problems could the life-giving act of organ donation raise for a tradition that puts such a premium on pikuah nefesh (the preservation of life)?
We have learned that we are in a corner of the universe that is typical, not exceptional. But is the same true of biology?
A virtual session presented by Michelle “Lani” Shiota, an associate professor of social psychology at Arizona State University.
As part of Scientists in Synagogues, Temple Beth El (Ithaca) will host speakers representing an area of disciplinary expertise in the sciences and technology, who will appear opposite Jewish authorities speaking about the cultural, philosophical, theological or ritual dimensions of that same topic.
For Scientists in Synagogues, Valley Beit Midrash hosts a conversation about the discovery of Proxima b and its potential to host life as we know it, and discuss its relevance to us here on Earth.
Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman discusses the ParDes method of interpretation.
Rabbi Geoffrey Mitelman discusses the translation of the Bible and frequent misunderstandings that can come about as a result.
When humanity confronts a threat to life as we know it, which includes widespread human suffering and death, conventional perspectives on the nature of reality, including the divine reality, are thrown into a tailspin.