"Identity" Tagged Content
Our challenge is to avoid inventing differences that lead to the world’s disarray, while still embracing the inherent differences we all have.
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?
What Does Memory Look Like?
As Pesach approaches, what actually happens when you remember?
A Foot in Both Worlds: A Conversation with Elaine Howard Ecklund, PhD
How can we use our multiple, overlapping identities to connect better with others?
The Symbolism of Old Gods and the U.S. Capitol Assault
As people unmoored from vertically transmitted traditions cast desperately around for something to believe in, things are going to get weird. No, scratch that. Weirder.
The Human Need for Culture
People need tribes and culture – things that liberalism tends to dissolve.
The Molecular Genetic Basis of Jewish Geography
“Jewish Geography” is more than a social phenomenon – it is a testament to the belief, literal or metaphorical, that Jews share a common ancestry.
Finding Conflict and Camaraderie With “the Other”
Kendra Moore and Kate Stockly discuss how they ventured outside their comfort zones, and what it taught them.
How Can Places of Worship Better Serve Young Adults?
Do young adults “outgrow” religion? The Sinai and Synapses Fellows’ personal stories add nuance to this claim.
Science, Religion and Emerging Adults
Is science driving emerging adults from religion? Our Sinai and Synapses Fellows discuss.
How Much of ‘Us’ is Really Us?
When we think about our “selves,” we think only about our bodies and everything inside of it. We forget that our “selves” actually extend far beyond our bodies.
Character Strengths, Judaism and the Science of Human Flourishing
What if we could use the principle of psychology not just to treat problems and shortcomings, but to reach our greatest potential?