Content on Scientists in Synagogues
Each of the congregations selected by Scientists in Synagogues agreed to create content such as blogposts, videos, and other resources surrounding Judaism and science. The topics they explore range from the neuroscience of free will to astrobiology to technology, and so here you will find all the content resources that have arisen out of this initiative.
May 5, 2022
Blood as a life force can be scary. Yet our verse, “do not stand idly by while your neighbor bleeds,” suggests another perspective.
Mar 31, 2022
The definition of what’s Kosher for Passover has evolved more than you may think.
Mar 24, 2022
Why are grains like wheat so important in the Bible – and in human history in general?
Mar 17, 2022
What do we give away when we compromise our privacy?
Feb 3, 2022
In his new book, Psychologist David DeSteno presents cutting-edge scientific evidence that religious practices and faith provide a toolbox for coping.
Jan 20, 2022
Why is it so hard for some of us to change, even if we want to?
Jan 13, 2022
For millennia, music has marked moments of transition in our lives.
Jan 6, 2022
Should only human beings make decisions about human beings?
Dec 2, 2021
May this be a Chanukah of rededication to cleanliness and that our actions impact our community, not just individuals.
Nov 11, 2021
How can Judaism help us be a better judge of data science?
Nov 4, 2021
Dr. Kevin Ladd has explored the “miniature pilgrimages” we make across a wide range of contemplative practices, from davening to drawing a labyrinth on a piece of paper.