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Creation: A Convergence of Torah and Science

by Prof. Nathan Aviezer Once unthinkable, the accounts of creation by Torah and science are converging. Where did the universe come from? A person of faith would probably answer that the universe was created out of nothing, as stated in the first verse of the Torah. Such an answer was long considered a scientific impossibility, because…

Einstein’s Biggest Mistake

Einstein called it the biggest Blunder of his Career. How can other Intellectuals avoid making the same Mistake? What would happen if it were proved to you that God exists? How would it make you feel? Aish HaTorah’s Rabbi Moshe Zeldman discusses the importance of being objective within one’s intellectual pursuits and being careful to…

God Discovered in 5 Min

Human beings are a species that constantly look for order and reason in the universe (we’re looking at you Neil Degrasse Tyson). For centuries, many have credited various interpretations of a god or gods as the order and reason behind why events unfold as they do. However, modern science often leads to a heavy skepticism around the belief in such…

The Next Solar Eclipse in 2024: A Startling Message for the World 

by Rabbi Benjamin Blech The mystical meaning of the next eclipse which is only seven years away. Amazingly enough, the “totality eclipse” which took place this past Monday across the continental United States was not the end of the story. While eclipses of this magnitude are fairly rare occurrences – scientists tell us that if you…

The Titanic and the Jews

Some interesting facts about the fate of the Jews who boarded the Titanic. by Barbara Penn The year was 1912. It was a difficult time for the Jews of Europe – oppression, poverty, the Cantonist decree and pogroms in Russia loomed over their heads. From the 1880s to the early 1900s, many Jews fled Russia…