Science and Ecology

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What Is Shmita, the Sabbatical Year?

The Torah calls for Jews to work the land six years and let it rest in the seventh.


Jewish Science 101

To what extent do Judaism and science collide?

Ethical Treatment of Animals in Judaism

The concept of Tzaar Baalei Hayim demands that we take animal suffering seriously.

Science & Judaism Quiz

How much do you know about the relationship between science and Judaism?

Judaism & Science in History

History of Science and Judaism. Jewish Science. Jewish Ideas and Beliefs

Sustainable Jewish Eating

What does it mean to eat in a Jewish way?

Nature & the Environment 101

To whom does the earth belong?

Nature & the Environment Quiz

How much do you know about green issues in Jewish thought and practice?

The Passover Egg: Symbol of a Weeping Earth

Coming out of Egypt, the Children of Israel crossed the Sea of Reeds (also known as the Red Sea) walking ...

Seeing Bigger

Travel in your mind to the top of our atmosphere, where Earth’s envelope of life-giving oxygen and nitrogen blends into the cold vacuum of ...

Tu Bishvat: Tending the Garden of the Self

This year Tu Bishvat begins at sundown on January 24, 2016. May the holiday be a catalyst in bringing your ...

OK, Who Invited Joaquin To The Sukkah?

I recall standing once in a communal sukkah teaching a group of children about Sukkot. It was a sunny day ...

“The State of the Union is …”

Every January I reflect on the lessons of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and his good friend Dr. Martin Luther King, ...