11 2021

Scholar-in-Your-Residence: Judaism & Science Series

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Congregation Agudat Achim 2117 Union Street
Schenectady, NY 12309


Contact Josh Cooper-Ginsburg
(518) 393-9211

Congregation Agudat Achim is excited to continue our Adult Education program, Scholar-in-YOUR-Residence, with a topical series on Judaism & Science:

How do modern scientific discoveries influence our understanding of God?
What are the Judaic responses to advanced technologies impacting our daily lives?

The intersection of Judaism and science will be discussed in four sessions by experts from the fields of religion and science.

All sessions will be held using Zoom on Thursday evenings, starting at 7:30 PM.

Thurs 11 Feb: “The Impact of Physics on Relationships,” with Kirk Wegter-McNelly, Union College, Department of Religious Studies

Thurs 18 Feb: “Has Science Replaced God?” with Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman, Founding Director, Sinai & Synapses

Thurs 25 March: “An Interview with Roger L. Price; author of When Judaism Meets Science,” with Roger L. Price, Esq., Judaism and Science: A Forum on Fact, Fiction, and Faith. Interviewers Susan Sharfstein, PhD; Steven Jarrett, MD; and Jay Yablon, Esq.

Thurs 1 April: “Advancement of Science and Technology in Israel,” with Justin Goldberg, AIPAC, Technology Division

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/970211663?pwd=UVRtRGNFQnovbzF0UTZJcCtOdEVCQT09