11 Tishrei, 57121

Peace and Blessing

…Re your question as to my opinion of the theory of evolution. You do not mention what evolution you are referring to. Presumably the evolution of vegetable and animal life.

My opinion is, as stated in the Torah, that during the six days of creation, G‑d created the Four Kingdoms (minerals, vegetation, animal and man independently of each other. Our sages have enlarged upon this question in detail. However, this Creation does not deny the possibility of evolution after that of particular species through various mutations.