Content on Ethics
This Hanukkah, so many of us are struggling with how we respond to not just a spiritual or intellectual war but an actual military war. How can we find the light?
Sinai and Synapses Fellowship alumnus Arvin Gouw shares quandaries and successes from the frontlines of CRISPR gene-editing research.
How do we evaluate the legacies of useful discoveries made through morally reprehensible science?
When are we shaped by our texts and creations, and when do they shape us?
The German-Jewish scientist Fritz Haber is a classic example of how science is a double-edged sword.
A discussion between Dr. Steven Pinker and Rabbi Geoff Mitelman on Dr. Pinker’s new book, “Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters.”
Rabbi Mitelman and Christian Miller (author of “The Character Gap”) discuss differing religious views of charity, justice and morality.
Rabbi Mitelman and Rabbi Jonathan K. Crane, PhD, discuss the tough ethical decisions we currently face in public health and other areas, and how Judaism can help enlighten us about them.
Rabbi Mitelman and Dr. Samuel Arbesman talk about how to handle the wonders, and the risks, of technology.
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.
The vulnerabilities of illness do not define the person, but require that they receive extra care.
How do we build more a just and compassionate world during the COVID-19 crisis?