Science in the Torah
Mirrors, Marvels, Mysteries and Medrash
Mirrors reflect light in a spectacular manner. The image viewed in a mirror seems to be an astonishingly accurate representation of the subject. The truth, however, is far more complex and mysterious. There seem to be two aspects - an objectively accurate representation, as well as a subjective, mystical aspect, being revealed simultaneously
Did the Ancient Hebrews have X-Ray Vision?
According to the Talmud, the Cloud of Glory emitted a type of light that allowed them to see through opaque objects: “A person could look at a pitcher or barrel and see what was inside it”
Seeing the Sounds
Why did God want us to 'see the sounds' when the Torah was given at Mount Sinai? Why was it necessary? What secret was God trying to reveal to us in doing so?
Take Your Time - Don’t Stress
The sudden shift from a restful state to an active state, may pose as a threat to our physical health, and in some instances, may even be fatal
Is There Life on Other Planets?
Human beings have always asked the question: Do plants, animal life, or even sophisticated cultures exist on other planets? What Does the Torah have to say About this?
Near Death Experience in the Talmud
The Talmud states; for three days after burial, it is still possible for a person to return to life! What does Modern day Science have to to say about that?
Torah and Science Aren’t Contradictions
Must all lawyers and legal experts study science to prevent contradicting it? So why say that about Torah?
Research Proves Talmud’s Statement: Olive Oil is Good for Your Memory
A diet rich in olive oil stops Alzheimer’s disease even in mice genetically predisposed to the disease
Are We Alone in the Universe?
NASA found a few thousand planets beyond our solar system with 10 having conditions similar to earth
Judaism and Science - Conflict or Harmony?
The Torah is not a book of nature. But it is a book of what happens behind nature. Behind the physical world of the “what” are reasons of the “why”, the underlying spiritual reality of things
Am I an Illusion? What Makes Me Real?
Understanding our insignificance in the universe leads to humility and accepting that G-d leads our daily lives.
What you don't know shouldn't make you uncomfortable. You can ascribe it to The Higher Intelligence.
Does the Torah Deal with Environmental Issues?
How is protecting our world derived from our interpersonal commandments?
Water in the Bowels of the Earth
Rabbi Zamir Cohen's take on this phenomenon
A Flowering Green Mountain: The Color of Torah
Why did the unseen Infinite give this color illusion to our wavy micro-projection that we call physicality? What does the color green represent according to the Zohar?
The Impact of Silence on the Human Body
Our Sages tell us that silence protects human wisdom, and is the healthiest pill to swallow
MUST-WATCH: Water in Space with Rabbi Zamir Cohen
In this fascinating clip, Rabbi Zamir Cohen shows us once again how our sages knew about scientific phenomena that have just recently been discovered.
How Did the Kangaroo Reach Australia After the Flood?
How did it happen that there are animals unique to each geographical region? How could animals migrate between continents that are separated by oceans? Kabbalah has the answer.
Who Discovered Vaccines?
Louis Pasteur is famous for his discovery of curing different diseases through vaccination. What is less known is the source of Pasteur's knowledge on the subject.
Are Inanimate Objects Alive?
Matter is not what it appears to be. Modern science teaches us that the electrons which are constantly in motion even in inanimate objects are the essence of those objects. Does this have any parallel in the words of our sages? Apparently it does.