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TORAH & SCIENCE LINKSAssociation of Orthodox Jewish Scientists
The Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists is an organization devoted to the orientation of science within the framework of Orthodox Jewish tradition. The organization aims to assist those endeavors which will help improve the Torah way of life for Jews throughout the modern world, both intellectually and practically.
A peer-reviewed journal on the interrelationship of Judaism, science and technology, psychology, the arts, and social issues. B’Or Ha’Torah illuminates a range of topics from the cosmology and ecology of Genesis; the creation ex nihilo vs. evolution and faith vs. reason debates; the views of halakhah (Jewish law) on stem cell research and genetic engineering; and the soul-mind-brain-memory-body connection. Rabbis and religious Jews with no science background as well as professionals in all fields with no Torah background can enjoy this inspiring publication in hardcopy and digital formats.
The Torah Science Foundation
The Torah Science Foundation was founded with the unique mission of creating a new paradigm for the meeting of Divine teachings and secular knowledge. The Torah Science Foundation is a multi-faceted organization working on many fronts to bring religious scholars and science professionals together to cooperate on working for humanity by expanding the limits of our knowledge.
Zoo Torah is the study of the identities, symbolism, and role of animals in Torah literature and Jewish law, thought, and tradition. The Zoo Torah educational enterprise shows how Judaism and the animal kingdom shed light upon each other, through a series of books, lectures, essays, videos, safaris, and a museum.
Morris Engelson is an electronics engineer, former Chief Engineer at Tektronix, Inc., and Adjunct Professor at Oregon State University. He is the author of several books including a very nice entry in the Torah and Science literature called "The Heavenly Time Machine". The link goes to his book site where you can find his additional essays on Torah and Science.