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Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Orthodox Jews Can Embrace Science & Torah

"We listen to all scientific theories, whether good or bad. When we take the atom and use it for nuclear medicine, that's good. When the Nazis used it for their pseudo-sciences, that was bad. The Jewish religion recognizes that science is good, and we use it for this. There is nothing in science that is anti-God. We have no problem with science. We listen to science," Dr. Allen Bennett, president of the Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists, says in a piece on the organization in today's Jewish Advocate. The association, which believes science and religion work together and that Jews should welcome both, aims to strengthen the bond between science and the Torah and to help solve "ideological problems relating to the apparent points of conflict between scientific theory and Orthodox Judaism."