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.
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.
Oct 28, 2021
Dr. Snezana Lawrence offers a look at the life of Gersonides, a medieval rabbi and mathematician who in many ways was ahead of his time.
Sep 23, 2021
Like all of our work on these High Holy Days, a “User Review” draws us out of our own individual concern and calls us to see the wider world around us.
Sep 15, 2021
In this time of fragility, repairing the world is needed more than ever.
Sep 9, 2021
It might seem counterintuitive to look at a year when we’re hoping to be able to do more and say instead to ourselves, “let’s take a step back,” but I think that makes it all the more crucial.
Aug 26, 2021
We need to follow great advice to be independent thinkers.
Jul 22, 2021
Every nucleus of every cell of everything alive today is a repository of past wisdom in the form of texts that continue to inform the present.
Jul 1, 2021
Jewish tradition is about confronting rather than denying negative events, not to be morbid, but as a way to reconcile with one’s past in order to move forward.
Jun 17, 2021
The story of how modern mathematics developed in the Middle Ages is one of cooperation among people of faiths that are often seen as being in conflict: Catholicism, Judaism and Islam