How old is the world? Ancient commentators propose that the world may be simultaneously young and old.
It is a denial of the Jewish ideal of the fundamental value of life that drives the forces that wish to remove Terri Schiavo's feeding tube.
Are religious scientists unwelcome at the Smithsonian?
From cloned sheep to implantable chips in human beings, are we moving too fast through uncharted territory?
An ancient text reveals how everything in the natural world is a tapestry of spiritual lessons for life.
The scientific community, and the medical community in particular, have been the impetus for some of the most barbaric and immoral programs of the 20th century.
Is it permissible to abort some of the fetuses so that the others stand a reasonable chance of living?
Considering the tremendous value Judaism places on every moment of life, does Jewish law permit one to undergo surgery that carries a very high risk of death?
Does Judaism grant patient autonomy in medical decision-making?
A Jewish perspective on issues related to screening for Tay-Sachs disease.
Jewish perspectives on living wills and issues regarding nutrition and hydration in the terminally ill patient.
To what extent must physicians risk their own lives to treat their patients?
Why are so many hospitals named after Mount Sinai?
Finding gratification in the suffering of another isn't sport. It's sadism.
A Jewish perspective on the controversial issues surrounding immunization.
Ever wonder how perennials survive the winter and what the secret purpose of lightning is?
The ossuary was genuine, but the inscription was faked.
Biosphere was meant to figuratively take control of the Universe from God. Apparently God had other plans.
How should society balance long-term medical research, versus more immediate needs?
Recent developments in cloning and stem cell research remind us of a divine scientist.
Is there archaeological evidence that supports the Bible?
One rabbi asserts that the Exodus never happened. What role does archaeology play in verifying Biblical events?
Scientists call it the "Goldilocks" story. Alone among planets, earth supports human life, because it is "not too hot and not too cold, not too hard and not too soft, but just right".
Now that we have the "genetic operating manual" for homo sapiens, where will it take us?
There is now new and exciting DNA evidence for common Jewish origin -- not just among Cohanim, the Priestly Class, but among Jews scattered all over the globe.
The history of scientific search for the origins of the Universe gives us permission to believe in God.
An amazing array of scientists are bewildered by the design of the universe and admit a possibility of a designer.
A physicist brings a novel approach that challenges the assumptions of evolution.
The fascinating story of how DNA studies confirm an ancient biblical tradition.
Death involves not just the body, but also the soul.
Saving a life is paramount in Jewish law, but organ donation is much more complex than signing a donor card.
Is stopping a suicide merely a question of public interest - or is it also a spiritual matter involving God?
When a father cannot stand the suffering of his daughter and kills her, who benefits by his action?
An act of mercy or murder? The controversy rages on as laws spring up legalizing doctor-assisted suicide.
When a person refuses treatment, do we have the right to administer it by force and save the life?
It has long been our environmental duty to save species from extinction. Will genetic engineering change all that?
Does archeological data support the Biblical story?