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Stories & Parables

Torah and science -- do they contradict or complement each other? A selection of stories and parables that illuminate this issue.

The Astronaut
"Yesterday, an event took place that had no known precedent in human history: a manned spacecraft approached the moon, orbited it several times, and returned safely to earth. What can we, as Jews, learn from this event?"
A Tanya for Professor Wheeler
The universe, in the words of some who would speak for it, says, "I am a giant machine. I supply the space and time for your existence. You are an unimportant bit of matter located in an unimportant galaxy." How shall we reply?
The Cat
A Parable
Everyone has a right to an opinion. It is inevitable, however, that certain opinions will carry more weight than others.
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