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We talked to Sinai and Synapses fellowship alum Sara Gottlieb about her research on awe, which has been published in the journal Cognitive Science.
Rabbi Dr. Bradley Shavit Artson explains why both science and religion need humility – and each other.
Science is exploration, and exploration begins with just two things that are really easy: ignorance, and a desire to stop being ignorant.
Sometimes, knowledge isn’t just instrumental — it can have tremendous inherent beauty, even if it is totally useless.
Jonathan Morgan and Rev. Doug Hammack share how both science and religion have influenced their views on both love and truth.
Two fascinating presentations about science and religion from two experts in the field — Dr. Jennifer Wiseman and Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson.
We humans are naturally curious creatures — we are born to explore. A mission to Mars excites us because we simply don’t know what we’ll discover, or how exactly it will add to our knowledge, or what new technologies will arise as a result. Even if we don’t immediately sense its benefits, it still has value, because the journey of learning is its own reward.
Too often, preparing students to become bar or bat mitzvah feels like “studying for the test.” And as anyone who has ever “studied for the test” knows, the day after the test, all the information goes in one ear and out the other. Instead, becoming bar or bat mitzvah should truly be about making a transition — namely, from being a child in the Jewish community to becoming an adult. And so as our 13-year-olds grow and develop, and as we celebrate their entrance into the Jewish community, we have an opportunity and a responsibility to teach them skills for life-long learning.