An Orthodox Jewish View of the Importance of Ecology and Sustainable Growth from Aish HaTorah

Tikkun Olam (“repairing the world’) is an important tenet in Judaism — and that includes with regard to environmental degradation and sustainable growth. All streams of the Jewish religion are concerned about ecology. Here we present one Torah-centered view from Aish HaTorah (“Fire of the Torah”), an Orthodox educational organization and yeshiva. See the article…

Working to Heal the World: Three Jewish Physician-Scientists in the Vanguard of the Hunt for a COVID-19 Vaccine

Prominent in The Jerusalem Post’s list of “50 Most Influential Jews of 2020” (see “In the Spotlight”): three Jewish physician-scientists on the cutting edge of the search for a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine. They are (from left to right) Prof. Shmuel Shapira, head of Israel’s Institute for Biological Research (IIBR); Dr. Tal Zaks, chief…