The Doctor’s Diary: The Ultimate Engineer

Several incredibly complex internal mechanisms silently watch over our bodies every second of our lives.

A Doctor’s Diary: Witnessing God's Handiwork

Like a well-written, trillion-page novel, every step, twist and turn of a fetus's development seems to follow an all-encompassing plan.

Does God Love Dogs?

Some Jewish insights on animals.

Do God and Science Conflict?

Can you believe in God and science?

Judaism and Tattoos

Even though you can get buried in a Jewish cemetery if you have one, there are a number of compelling reasons why the Torah prohibits tattoos.

Are Religion and Science Destined to be in Conflict?

Each one is important, and when we understand the relationship between them, we will be able to appreciate how they can form a great partnership.

The Solar Eclipse: A Jewish Message

The connection between covering our eyes when we recite the Shema and when looking at the eclipse.

ABCs of Honoring Parents

In Judaism, every day is Mother's Day and Father's Day.

Judaism and Life on Other Planets

NASA's earth-shattering announcement has many Jews asking: Does Judaism entertain the possibility of alien life?

Creation: A Convergence of Torah and Science

Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging.


The struggle and freedom of asking and giving forgiveness.

Leaning into Loss

4 strategies for beginning anew.

Friendship, Love and Unity

Understanding the dynamics of love can improve our relationships ― and the success of our entire nation.

When a Loved One Has Depression

8 tips to help you cope.

The Danger in Your Head

Why negativity is dangerous for your health.

The Great Ocean of Truth

Despite the staggering discoveries made by science, the universe is still shrouded in awesome mystery.

Animal Suffering: The Jewish View

Animals and people are kindred spirits, but far from equals.

Is Anybody There?

New studies demonstrate how people thought to be in an irreversible “vegetative” state showed signs of full consciousness.

Are Business Ethics an Oxymoron?

Our daily business ethics speak far louder than the words we utter in synagogue.

The Design Argument: Answers to Atheists' Objections

Turns out Richard Dawkins' watchmaker has 20/20 vision after all.

Stephen Hawking & God

Is God needed to create the universe?

It's Your Universe

Our planet is truly a miracle.

Child Support

Jewish tradition affirms father's obligation to support minor children.

Returning Lost Objects

"Finders keepers, losers weepers" is not a Jewish concept.

Constructive Criticism

How to give it, and how to take it.

The Power of Speech

The tongue holds the keys to life and death.

The Origins of Life

One reason why I know there is a God active in our world.

5 Ways to Raise Kids to Love Being Jewish

What used to work doesn't anymore. Here's what you need to do.

Work and Human Dignity

Why the highest form of tzedakah is helping someone find a job.

Sanctity of the Human Body

Do we own our bodies, or are they only on loan?


How do we balance respecting the dead with the need to help the living?

Altering Genes

Would it be good if we could genetically alter human characteristics like IQ and height?

Kosher Speech

What comes out of one's mouth is as important as what goes in.

Judaism and Cosmetic Surgery

A comprehensive overview on plastic surgery in Jewish law.

"Virtually Brain Dead"

When is a person no longer considered alive?

Live Organ Donation

Does Jewish law permit donating a kidney? What about selling one?

Evolution: Rationality vs. Randomness

An M.I.T. trained scientist takes a look at Darwin, the fossil record, and the likelihood of random evolution.

Ten Don'ts for Kindness

Ten common things to watch out for when performing acts of kindness.

Video: Emulating God

Being "helpful and giving" requires strategy and thought to make it truly meaningful.

Video: Taking Revenge

Make my day. Is revenge really so sweet?

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