Jewish Science

The First Day of Creation

Recent scientific discoveries are in striking agreement with the Genesis record.

Reading Modern Science into Genesis

Contemporary approaches to reconciling discrepancies.

Mordecai Kaplan: Accepting Darwinism

The founder of Reconstructionist Judaism takes a pragmatic approach.

Genesis As Allegory

Recognizing the deeper meaning of the text.

Torah and Science

Torah and science coexist in the world that Hashem fashioned.

Science and Medieval Philosophy: Maimonides

Maimonides drew upon scientific knowledge in his interpretations of Jewish law.

Science in Medieval Jewish Scholarship

Jewish scholars in the Middle Ages viewed science as an avenue for knowing God.

Judaism & Science in History

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.