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Did COVID Change the Rules?
Did COVID-19’s upheavals change some institutions for the better?
When “Right and Wrong” Come Down to Luck
We all struggle, we all deal with both good and bad luck, and even our moral judgments are not fully the results of our own decisions.
Jewish Values on Vaccinations
Jewish law has much to say about the public health issues at play in vaccines, particularly how in this case protecting oneself is protecting many others at the same time.
Jewish Ethics in COVID-19
Since none are beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, whatever is thought about it, including bioethical thinking about it, is necessarily being done from within it.
COVID-19 and Our Future: A Conversation with Dr. Nicholas Christakis
A conversation with Dr. Nicholas A. Christakis – sociologist, physician, and author of “Apollo’s Arrow: The Profound and Enduring Impact of Coronavirus on the Way We Live.”
The Religio-Emotional Significance of Wearing a COVID Mask
The purpose of the mask is not just medical. It is an outward display of an inner feeling of sadness, and it shows others that we are coping with a difficult time, and that this summer lacks the same joy as last year’s.
The Theology of Wearing a Mask
When your mask limits your ability to communicate clearly, perhaps you could let that moment remind you of the countless souls whose voices are never heard.
When Judaism Meets Science
We sat down with Roger Price, founder of the blog Judaism and Science, to discuss how the Jewish world is looking to the past and future to handle COVID-19.
Realities on the Ground for Science and Faith Amidst COVID-19
In the midst of COVID-19, how have faith communities been grappling with questions of access and justice?
Scientific Conflict About the Coronavirus Lockdown
There is a unique danger of data wonkishness: putting so much stock in scientific abstractions that reality itself becomes invisible.
Prayer and the Coronavirus
Prayer is not a substitute for action. Rather, it is a preparation for it and often a summons to it.