Fall 5767/2006 Vol. 67, No. 1 FEATURES Intelligent Design: Why Has It Become a Battleground Between Science and Religion? Nathan Aviezer Finding the Intelligence Within the Design Gerald Schroeder The Faith of Darwinism and the Science of Intelligent Design Arnold Slyper SPECIAL SECTION Up Close with Rosh Yeshivah-Turned-Novelist Haim Sabato Shira Leibowitz Schmidt and […]
Nowadays, cooking, baking and all things related to food are quite en vogue. An entire television network is devoted to food and cooking. The food/cooking section at most bookstores has become a popular mainstay, and magazines devoted to food and to all manner of cooking have a prominent spot at the newsstand.
Continuing the long-standing debate in the United States as to the appropriateness of evolutionary teaching in the public school system, eleven parents sued the Dover Area School District in Pennsylvania last year to remove intelligent design (ID) from the school curriculum.
With federal courts forbidding intelligent design (ID) to be taught in public school science classes, one might infer that the courts have declared that ID is an incorrect theory.
Misconception: Nikkur achoraim (rendering the hindquarters of an animal fit for kosher consumption) is a Sephardic practice that is banned by rabbinic fiat for Ashkenazim and thus not performed in the United States.
Motzei Shabbat. The recitation of the final amen pierces the air like the crack of the starter’s pistol and signals that the race has begun. The sleepy gait of Shabbat has gracefully retired into the shadows of evening.
At a dinner reception attended by a large gathering of Jewish communal leaders at Orthodox Union headquarters in New York this past June,
Even in the Galilee and the Golan with its breathtaking greenery, a spot with lush greenery and rushing streams is highly unusual in Israel, a country with limited water resources. The fact that the Hatzbani Nature Reserve contains both makes this spot in Israel’s northeastern corner quite unique.
“You shall not cook a kid in its mother’s milk” (Shemot 23:19).
The Talmud (Chullin 115b) explains the Biblical verse above as prohibiting the consumption of a domesticated animal (cattle, sheep or goat) that is cooked in milk. Poultry or venison cooked in milk or beef eaten with but not cooked in milk (e.g., a sandwich of cold cuts and cheese as opposed to a cheeseburger) is rabbinically prohibited.
One hundred national lay and rabbinic leaders of the Orthodox Union traveled to the nation’s capital this past May for the OU’s annual Leadership Mission to Washington.
Now that fall has arrived, we can switch gears and focus on slightly heartier, though still nutritious and eclectic, recipes.
In my Jewish Perspectives on the Experience of Suffering, I wrote that those who place truth over happiness often get both, while those who choose happiness over truth are liable to get neither.
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Two of the leading proponents of intelligent design (ID) are the mathematician and philosopher Professor William Dembski, at the Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, and the biochemist Professor Michael Behe, at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Adam Campbell readily admits: “I’m not your average Jewish guy.” At twenty-two, Campbell served in the US Army’s Special Operations Unit in Afghanistan as a force multiplier, a squad leader, a sniper and a demolition expert.