Straus Center Presents December 17 Conversation with George Will and John Sexton
Mayor Cory Booker: “Use Your Faith to Help and Inspire Others”
Straus Center Presents May 7 Discussion with Newark Mayor Cory Booker
Political Experts to Discuss the Role of Religion and its Impact on the Upcoming Presidential Election
New York Times Columnist Explains How and Why Media Distort Religion at Honors Program Event
Research Led by Dr. Eliezer Schnall Correlates Regular Religious Service Attendance to Outlook on Life
Jeffrey Gurock Discusses the Conflict Observant Athletes Face when Choosing Between their Religion and Competition When 7-year-old Amalya Knapp took the beam at the New Jersey state gymnastics finals last month, her excellent performance symbolized a far more complicated balancing act. Although she would have ranked fifth in her age group, eligible for a medal,…
If a journey begins with the first step, for Rachel Milner the path to world peace begins in Boston. In two simultaneous master’s degree programs-at the Harvard Divinity School and the Fletcher School at Tufts-the 1998 Stern College for Women alumna is studying religion’s impact on resolving international conflicts.
How democracy and theocracy coexist will take center stage at a May 2 lecture sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. The discussion, “Democracy and Religion: Fighting for Israel’s Soul,” will take place at 8 pm at the Teaneck, NJ, home of Leora and Jonathan Kukin.
Almost a half century ago, C.P. Snow delivered his famous “Two Cultures” lecture lamenting the void between scientific and literary intellectuals. A similar case could have been made for scientists and theologians, two cultures that had been growing apart since at least the Renaissance.