The rabbi offers his take on the question of whether evolution and the Torah's creation account can be reconciled.
How old is the world? Ancient commentators propose that the world may be simultaneously young and old.
NASA's earth-shattering announcement has many Jews asking: Does Judaism entertain the possibility of alien life?
Where's the beef? Examining the pros and cons.
Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging.
Does Jewish law permit donating a kidney? What about selling one?
Do we own our bodies, or are they only on loan?
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?
Turns out Richard Dawkins' watchmaker has 20/20 vision after all.
Despite the staggering discoveries made by science, the universe is still shrouded in awesome mystery.
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.
One reason why I know there is a God active in our world.
How do we balance respecting the dead with the need to help the living?
The fascinating story of how DNA studies confirm an ancient biblical tradition.
Human life is a premier value in Jewish life, often superseding other concerns.
Would it be good if we could genetically alter human characteristics like IQ and height?
Judaism is replete with highly-refined environmental consciousness.
An M.I.T. trained scientist takes a look at Darwin, the fossil record, and the likelihood of random evolution.
A case of Siamese twins in England has doctors, judges and moralists perplexed. What does Judaism say about all this?
Is the destruction of preexisting pre-embryos permitted for stem cell research?
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 traditional Jewish view does not fit conveniently into the major "camps" in the current debate.
Animals and people are kindred spirits, but far from equals.
An exploration of the three cardinal transgressions, legal guidelines in coercive circumstances, and the obligation to save another's life.