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.
Nov 17, 2022
When are we shaped by our texts and creations, and when do they shape us?
Nov 10, 2022
The great questions of origin and scope are hallmarks of both faith and science. But only faith can contemplate purpose.
Oct 27, 2022
Dr. Julia Stoyanovich asks: what happens when AI leaves our computers and digital devices, and plays a role in our everyday decisions?
Oct 13, 2022
We do not have as much control over our lives as we would like. But we do have a choice in how we perceive the world around us.
Oct 3, 2022
One way that Judaism teaches us to give voice, despite our speechlessness, is to invoke God’s name with words of blessing to give content and form to our awe and wonder.
Sep 22, 2022
Religion and science are starting to tread very closely on the same turf, and ignoring that confluence is not only unwise but limiting.
Sep 15, 2022
The German-Jewish scientist Fritz Haber is a classic example of how science is a double-edged sword.
Aug 11, 2022
If we can see how far light has traveled, might we be able to go back to where it all began?
Jun 2, 2022
Fourteen synagogues from across North America and Israel and were chosen to develop and run programs on science and Judaism in their communities.
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?