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An event with Dr. Larry Lesser, who has several awards for his teaching and outreach, and has written several papers on connections between mathematics and Judaism.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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?
Dr. Jennifer J. Wiseman is the Director of the AAAS Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion (DoSER) program. She is also an astrophysicist at NASA, where she is the Senior Project Scientist for the Hubble Space Telescope.
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.
Sinai and Synapses Fellow Carolyn Hall’s organization, Works on Water, leads an online series on climate resiliency.
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.