Events (Page 3)

Events (Page 3)

Mar 15, 2020

Yizkor, Passover, and Autobiographical Memory

The Neuroscience of Jewish Memory: A Journey of Memory and Meaning-Making Through the Jewish Calendar with Dr. Azi Grysman Session #3 Yizkor, Passover, and Autobiographical Memory Monday, March 15, 2021 7:30 – 8:45pm B’nai Israel is pleased to present this stimulating new interactive seminar in partnership with Sinai and Synapses, in four distinct and compelling sessions presented by Dr. Azi Grysman, Ph.D (see bio below). Click here to attend. Meet Azi Grysman, Ph.D Dr. Grysman is a cognitive psychologist and professor…
Mar 10 – 17, 2021

How Free is Free Will?

In this two-part series we will explore how what we know about the brain (in terms of biology and psychology) aligns with traditional Jewish ideas about autonomy and self-determination.
Mar 30, 2021

The Science Behind Grain Domestication

As part of Scientists in Synagogues, Temple Beth-El members will be discussing centrality of grain and grain cultivation to the Jewish calendar, Jewish observance and Jewish dietary habits across cultures and through the generations.
Mar 7, 2021

Ethical Dimensions of the COVID-19 Vaccine

As part of Scientists in Synagogues, Temple Beth-El members will be discussing with Rabbi Safman the communal and ethical dimensions of the decision to take the COVID vaccine.
May 18, 2021

Big Data and Artificial Intelligence

At one point do machines deserve rights? At what point do they surpass human capacity? At what point should we be worried? Jewish tradition speaks extensively about the positive potential of science and human ability to create. How does it reflect on the dangers and drawbacks of human creations?