Study Jewish Thought
Science and Ecology
To whom does the earth belong?
Can one believe in both?
To what extent do Judaism and science collide?
Bringing animal treatment, workers' conditions, and environmental issues to a kosher table.
The concept of Tzaar Baalei Hayim demands that we take animal suffering seriously.
How much do you know about the relationship between science and Judaism?
The Torah calls for Jews to work the land six years and let it rest in the seventh.
Modern Jewish History
The genius physicist's Jewish activism, while less famous than his theory of relativity, was significant.
Jewish tradition and scientific reasoning provide two different and sometimes contradictory sources of truth, and Jewish thinkers throughout the ages have struggled to address these contradictions.
Rabbinic commentators interpreted the law of leaving the corners of one's field for those in need in light of their own concerns about the poor.
Incorporating environmental concerns into to the Jewish dietary laws.
Why Shmita, the commandment to let Israel's farmland rest every seven years, is relevant even for today's urban Diaspora Jews.
What does it mean to eat in a Jewish way?
Jewish sources single out trees as one of the most important aspects of the natural world.
How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?