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In Praise of Chametz – Part 1: The Botanical Origins
Why are grains like wheat so important in the Bible – and in human history in general?
Moral Evolution in the Torah
We can look back at where a society was, and how much we’ve grown.
Distant Beliefs in Everyday Life: A Conversation With Helen de Cruz, PhD
What does it take for us to change our beliefs, and how is it tied in with our identity and community?
Sinai and Synapses Fellows Take Over Darwin Day – Part 2
The second group of presentations from this year’s Darwin Day gathering of Sinai and Synapses Fellows.
Understanding Deep Time: A Conversation with Briana Pobiner, PhD
When it becomes increasingly difficult to comprehend time beyond a human lifespan or two, how can we gain an understanding of the past of our human species?
Creation isn’t Finished – It’s Ongoing
At the core of our Jewish tradition stands a powerful bulwark against a temptation to insist that creation really took just six days, six thousand years ago.
What Does It Mean to be “Human”?
If humans aren’t self-contained units, what’s our responsibility to the other elements that we’re connected to?
Science Doesn’t Make a Case for God. And That’s Okay.
What are religion and science useful for, and where do they need one another? This question is visualized in a short video.
If Science Needs Proof, Can Religion Offer Truth?
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.
What Truths Does Religion Offer That Science Cannot?
Tim Maness and Rev. Dr. Kara Slade discuss when science and religion work in conjunction to create truth – and the times when they don’t.
Time’s Arrows, Time’s Cycles
Perhaps we need a Yom Kippur for humanity, so we can then, acting as one, resolve to do better and protect our future.
How Darwin Influenced Early Reform Judaism
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.