The rabbi offers his take on the question of whether evolution and the Torah's creation account can be reconciled.
Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging.
As a doctor and as a Jew, I am against physician-assisted suicide.
Independent sources confirm many of the major and minor characters of the Bible.
A cautionary tale about artificial intelligence.
The latest neuro-nonsense is part of a larger drive towards reductionism in science.
The recent discovery of primordial gravitational waves supports the Torah’s account of creation, and may shed light on the age of the universe enigma.
Angelina Jolie's decision: weighing the pros and cons.
Despite the staggering discoveries made by science, the universe is still shrouded in awesome mystery.
New studies demonstrate how people thought to be in an irreversible “vegetative” state showed signs of full consciousness.
Patients thought to be in a vegetative state were demonstrated to be hearing and thinking.
One reason why I know there is a God active in our world.
Does Jewish law permit donating a kidney? What about selling one?
DNA is one of the most powerful clues we have of the existence of a spiritual reality.
The odds of random life are so improbable, believing it requires a gigantic leap of faith.
Is the destruction of preexisting pre-embryos permitted for stem cell research?
Contrary to popular Egyptologist belief, the Torah does contain numerous hints of contemporary life in ancient Egypt.
This was no replay of the infamous Terry Schiavo case. Everyone knew the patient wanted to live. Yet the hospital viewed those wishes as irrelevant.
The historicity of Balaam, the non-Jewish prophet.
Despite the overwhelming evidence, why do some archeologists claim that Hebron was uninhabited during the times of Moses and Joshua?
Why should circumcision be the sign of the covenant between the Jews and God?
Ending a human life is not a medical decision, it's a moral one.
Unable to disprove the message, The NY Times tries to discredit the messenger.
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?
Would it be good if we could genetically alter human characteristics like IQ and height?
Religious inquiry and scientific investigation can complement each other.
What's the deeper meaning behind the creation of a loud smack right in the middle of a heavy rainstorm?
A comprehensive overview on plastic surgery in Jewish law.
The traditional Jewish view does not fit conveniently into the major "camps" in the current debate.