We all have our starting points, our tribes and our audiences. But we also need to push ourselves a bit, and to move into the “adjacent possible.”
It is ok for people to have disagreements – on politics, on faith, on religion, on leadership. But we need to understand how to be in dialogue with one another.
“Jewish Geography” is more than a social phenomenon – it is a testament to the belief, literal or metaphorical, that Jews share a common ancestry.
What would medicine look like if both doctor and patient viewed each other as being in God’s image? Dr. Jonathan Weinkle thinks that perspective could be transformative.
How do we navigate between reason and optimism as they crash against each other?
What does long-standing Jewish wisdom have to say about the very recent concept of growing organs?
It’s not an unusual idea to think that Reform Jews are thinking in evolutionary terms. What’s different is that it is Darwin that they’re engaging with.
What are the ethical implications of the latest developments in genetic engineering and the impact on improving the quality of human life?
Most Jews are probably more likely to read the New York Times science section or watch “Cosmos” than to engage in Talmud study.
Once we have set down a certain path, human nature makes it increasingly difficult to reverse course.