Sinai and Synapses is a project that launched two years ago by Rabbi Geoff Mitelman to bridge the gap between science and religion and explore big questions through both perspectives. Now, two initiatives aimed at deepening the engagement between Jewish thought and modern science have been launched by the organization.
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“Perceptions: Science and Religious Communities” is an upcoming one-day conference on March 13, 2015 that will bring together national and local leaders in science and religion to foster dialogue between these communities, and to plan a course for future conversation.
The perceptions that religious leaders have of science often determine how they respond to debates about science and religion. If science is presumed to be a threat to belief, defensive stances may be adopted; if the topic is felt to speak of the wonder of nature, it is likely to be approached with a more open spirit.