By joining a neuroscientific analysis of memory with a religious exploration of remembrance, we can see how each process can help us understand the other — and ourselves.
So what was I thinking during my game?!
How did I prepare for Jeopardy!? In short, I studied – a lot. I mean, A LOT.
There were three main ways my Judaism influenced how I played Jeopardy! — and discovered lessons that can be good for all of us to learn.
If we want Judaism to “stick” for our students, we truly need to be intentional about how we do it.
As someone whose shelves are overflowing with books about cognitive science, and who often integrates these findings with Jewish teachings, I want to share three books that teach Jewish ideas.
A video interview with ELI Talks about the Science of Jewish Identity.
While I have had the title “rabbi” for a few years, I have had the title “daddy” for just under a month. Naturally, this new relationship is causing me to think of all sorts of questions.
An excerpt from my cover story in the Winter Issue of Reform Judaism Magazine.
We know that no movie that is “based on a true story” is ever the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. The editors decide what stays in, what gets cut, and what order the story should be told in. What we forget is that our lives are “based on a true story,” as well.