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Hope Amidst Crisis… Because ‘This Too Shall Pass’
“Gam zeh yaavor”—this too shall pass, whether “this” is a sorrowful or a joyful feeling or situation. This phrase can apply in a myriad of ways if we let it.
Pickerel Frogs and Proxima-b
What does it mean to find something in a place we just don’t expect to find it?
Can We Have God and Science?
Not only has science advanced by leaps and bounds since we were in college in the 70’s, but some of the things we learned as scientific “fact” are no longer “facts” at all.
Why Science Would Never Prove That Life Is Like a Bowl of Cherries
The fact that a poetic statement like “human life is like a bowl of cherries” is a false scientific fact does not detract from its profound truth, reality, and insight.
Cosmic Consolation: Wrinkles in Time
Ritual telescopes time and place, bringing together past, present and future, sacred space and wherever we happen to be.
Are We Still Special If We Are Not Alone?
What does the discovery of the possibly habitable exoplanets around Trappist-1 mean? And how might this change our idea of our existence in the grand scheme of things?
A Scientific Creation Cantata
One of the discoverers of the Higgs boson — who is also the president of a Reform synagogue — offers meditations on the creation story.