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.
Apr 8, 2021
How are memory’s weaknesses actually its strengths, and how can we embrace them?
Apr 1, 2021
How do Judaism and mathematics deal with the concept of infinity?
Mar 18, 2021
As Pesach approaches, what actually happens when you remember?
Feb 11, 2021
What does the Jewish tradition see in the powerful emotion of awe? How does this compare to others?
Jan 7, 2021
Space exploration provides a look at our need to be exceptional, and our desire to have company, in the universe.
Dec 24, 2020
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.
Nov 12, 2020
The Noah’s Ark narrative may be popular with children, but it is also a disturbing tale of “do-overs.”
Nov 5, 2020
If the story of Noah’s Ark was inspired by something that really happened, what does that tell us about our relationship with our environment?
Oct 15, 2020
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.
Oct 8, 2020
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.
Apr 23, 2020
At the core of our Jewish tradition stands a powerful bulwark against a temptation to insist that creation really took just six days, six thousand years ago.
Feb 20, 2020
The Jewish view of consciousness is not of homeostasis but of dynamism, conflict and change. Each moment we choose whether to be selfish or kind, impulsive or reflective.