Let the New Year bring a world that is sweet, not inherently, not because we ignore what is sour, but because we work to make it sweet.
We can grow in faith by deepening our patience toward God, but we grow in strength by preserving a small seed of loving impatience toward ourselves.
Since they have diametrically opposed impacts on society, it is virtually unintelligible to link religion and race. However much this may be so, it would be ill advised to consider them radically disconnected or as always operating as opposing forces.
Rather than seeing God as decreeing disease, we’re better off recognizing how human beings affect the cosmos and, in turn, the divine.
At the Jewish Center of Princeton, NJ, Rabbi Daniel Nevins, the Pearl Resnick Dean of the JTS Rabbinical School, joined Michael Graziano, PhD, to explore the topic “How Do You Think? A Jewish & Scientific Exploration of Consciousness.”
In Psalm 145, God, the “God of Worlds,” named all the stars. Does the plural use of “worlds” imply other worlds where life exists?
In recent centuries, we have internalized the problem of Amalek, recognizing that in every society there is the potential to be incited to violence and dominance.
Despite a disappointing result, the SpaceIL team captured the imagination of the entire world with the daring Beresheet mission.
“Jewish Geography” is more than a social phenomenon – it is a testament to the belief, literal or metaphorical, that Jews share a common ancestry.
Gaining an appreciation of the forest “kahal” was, for many of us, our entry point into thinking about the mystery of the natural world in a new way.