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Habits and Awareness: A Neuroscientist’s Perspective
Are humans on autopilot, relying on habits to navigate the world, or are we fully in control of our lives, actively deciding who we are and who we want to be?
Let the New Year bring a world that is sweet, not inherently, not because we ignore what is sour, but because we work to make it sweet.
The Clock in the Mountain
We can grow in faith by deepening our patience toward God, but we grow in strength by preserving a small seed of loving impatience toward ourselves.
Judaism, Race, and Ethics
Since they have diametrically opposed impacts on society, it is virtually unintelligible to link religion and race. However much this may be so, it would be ill advised to consider them radically disconnected or as always operating as opposing forces.
Corona and Keter, Disease and Divinity
Rather than seeing God as decreeing disease, we’re better off recognizing how human beings affect the cosmos and, in turn, the divine.
A Jewish and Scientific Exploration of Consciousness
At the Jewish Center of Princeton, NJ, Rabbi Daniel Nevins, the Pearl Resnick Dean of the JTS Rabbinical School, joined Michael Graziano, PhD, to explore the topic “How Do You Think? A Jewish & Scientific Exploration of Consciousness.”
God(s) On Other Planets?
In Psalm 145, God, the “God of Worlds,” named all the stars. Does the plural use of “worlds” imply other worlds where life exists?
Violence and Amalekism in the Modern World
In recent centuries, we have internalized the problem of Amalek, recognizing that in every society there is the potential to be incited to violence and dominance.
My Journey Helping SpaceIL’s “Apollo Moment”
Despite a disappointing result, the SpaceIL team captured the imagination of the entire world with the daring Beresheet mission.
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.
Do Trees Have a “Hidden Life”?
Gaining an appreciation of the forest “kahal” was, for many of us, our entry point into thinking about the mystery of the natural world in a new way.
Kabbalat Shabbat: When Tomorrow Comes
When time proves to be dizzyingly complex, we can find firm footing in the grounded truth and quiet expanse of Shabbat.