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Cumulative Index of the English-Language Text of B’Or Ha’Torah Volumes I–XXIII

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All entries are research papers or essays related to Torah, science, technology, art, and life (in the broadest definition of the terms), and/or Jewish thought unless identified as:

(B) — Biographical account

(F) — Fiction

(Ph) — Photo essay

(P) — Poetry


Subject headings of significant discussions are in boldface.

Authors’ surnames are capitalized in boldface.

Roman numerals I–XXIII indicate B'Or Ha'Torah volume numbers.

Arabic numerals indicate B'Or Ha'Torah page numbers.


Abstracts of all articles and biographical sketches of the authors can be found by clicking on the cover pictures of volumes 10-23 in the Bookstore


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Abraham, I:22, 33; II:63, 67, 69, 71; III:35; V:64–6; VII:30–32; XIV:79, 101–05

Abraham, Prof. Abraham S., MD. “Organ Transplantation and Jewish Law,” VII:7–10; “To Treat or not to Treat? Euthanasia and Jewish Law,” IX:69–73

Abramowitz, Leah, MA. “The Jewish View on Caring for Aging Parents,” XXII:87–97

Adam, XIII:12; XIV:77–78; XV:8; XVII:22–24

Aging, IX:75–79; XII:153–164; XIV:73–81, 83–89; XVI:107–122, 125–131; XXII:11–16, 17–27, 55–67, 87–97, 135–136; XXIII:147-161

Afterman, Allen (See under Fleer)

Agrest, Matest, DSc., and Mikhail Agrest, PhD. “The Tablets of the Ten Commandments and Laser Technology,” XV:187–191

Agrest, Matest, obituary, XVI:190

Agrest, Mikhail, PhD. “Five Foot Giant of Torah and Science: My Father, Matest Agrest (1915–2005),” XVII:182–185 (B)

Agriculture, XXI:161-172, XXIII:102-105

Hydroponics, XXI:161, 164-172

Shmitta observance, XXI:161, 164-167; XXIII:102

Soilless, XXI:161-172

Akiva, XIII:149–160

Akerman, Ida, MD. “Protest Poetry,” III:71–76 (P); “Memory,” XXII:163 (P)

Alphabet, Hebrew, IV:5–6; VI:20, 132

Aojs (Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists), IV:60–61; XXIII:37, 180

Apple, X:69–73

Archeology, synagogue, VI:83–96

Architecture, synagogue, VI:83–96

Arieh, Avraham. “A Psalm for the Turning of the Seasons,” IV:96 (P)

Art, Jewish, IV:87–92; harmony of science and art, VI:112–113; VII:179–182; X:117–123, XII:195–200; XIV:160; XV:192; XVI:191; XVIII:72–73; XIX:126–127; XX:153 and inside front cover; XXI:159-160; XXII:183-184; art and the soul, XXIII:138-146
Artificial Intelligence (AI), XVII:123–130

(See also Computer technology)


and Psalm 19, XVII:155–158, 160, 167–168

atmosphere of early Earth, XXIII:37-38

link between life on Earth and the stars, XI:42–44

music of the celestial spheres, XVII:155–169

pulsars, XVII:161–165

suspension of Earth in space, XXIII:93

(See also Physics and Cosmology)

Attia, Ilana. “The King’s Gallery,” VII:179–182 (Ph); “Lighter than Light,” VIII:155–164 (F); and Yehuda Attia, “Jewish Environmental Law: A Selected Bibliography of Classical Sources with Annotations,” X:17–23; “With No Gardener There Is No Garden,” XII:57 (P); “The Unfinished Novel of Rabbi Aryeh Carmell,” XIX:47 (P)

(See also Schwarz, Prof. Meier. Rendered by Ilana Attia. “Soilless Agriculture: from Shmittah Observance to Outer Space,” XXI:161–176)

Aviezer, Prof. Nathan. “Man as the Pinnacle of Creation,” XI:41–44; “Life on Mars?” XI:97–99; “Richard Dawkins and Darwinian Fundamentalism,” XIII:95–106; “The Extreme Longevity of the Early Generations in Genesis,” XIV:73–81; “The Anthropic Principle: What Is It and Why Is It Important for the Believing Person?” XVII:69–84; “On Contradictions between Torah and Science: The Creation of the Universe,” XVIII:171–181; “The $10 Billion Accelerator in Geneva: What Can We Learn from It?” XX:43–50; "From Spinoza to Hawking: Analysis and Critique," XXIII: 40-49

Aviner, Rabbi Shlomo. “Confronting the Dangerously Ill with His Condition,” IX:61–66

Avi–Yonah, Eva. “An Infinity of Dimensionless Points Cannot Make a World,” VII:131 (P)

Avi-Yonah, Yael, obituary, XXII:8

Azriel, Yakov. “Night in the Sukkah of Joseph and His Brothers,” XV:113 (P); “Family Haiku,” XXI:59 (P); “Prophecy,” XXI:77 (P)

Babich, Prof. Harvey, Ayelet R. Bersson, and Tehilla E. Brander. “Jews and Genes,” XXII:151–162

Balbin, Assaf (See under hedri)

Barak, Tali. “Festivals,” XVI:185 (P)

Barcahan, Natan. “Mesirus Nefesh Mamash,” IV:75–85 (B)

Batt, Moriya. “When Grandfather Blesses the Loaves,” XX:139 (P)

BeckMordechai. “The Wedding Dance,” II:99–104 (B); “Overcoming Exile: Journey to Jewish Scandinavia,” V:111–115 (B); “The Acolyte,” VI:179–186 (F); (See also Lifshitz)

Belenkiy, Ari, PhD. “Mathematical Drash,” XIII:149–160

Belfer, Israel (See under eliav)

Ben Arza, Sarah. “The Third Way: The Jewish Psychoanalytic Approach of Dr. Ida Akerman,” VII:90–94

Ben David, Yohanan Hevroni. “Did Any of the Lost Tribes Go North?” VI:127–133

Ben–Dor, David. “It Was No Holocaust,” VII:139–140; “Kano,” VII:140–141

Berg, Janet. “Towards an Authentic Judaica: A Design Strategy for Ritual Objects,” X:117–123

Berg, Rabbi N.J., PhD. “The Creator in the Creation,” II:41–49; “Preparing for Mashiah: Understanding the Hasidic Concepts of Divine Providence and Free Will through the Laws of Physics,” IX:35–49; “A Physical Theory of Everything,” XI:49–68

Berg, Rabbi N.J., PhD., obituary, by Prof. Herman Branover, IX:34–35 (B)

Berger, Sylvia. “Three Soldiers/Three Lives,” III:49–59 (B)

Bergman, Robert, MD. “The Problem of Meaning in Long-Term Care,” XVI:125–131

Bina, Malka. “Chochma, Bina and Homemaking,” V:105–108

Biology, I:41–45; V:35–37; VIII:58–60, 75–80; XIV:29–41, 43–55, 57–65

age research, XIV:73–81; XXI:13-23, 25-33; XXII:29-39

atp, VIII:80

cloning of animals, XVI:36–38

cloning of humans, XII:5–14, 26–28, 38–40, 53–55, 67–74

ethical considerations, XII:5–14, 26–28, 43–59, 71–77

halakhic considerations, XII:7–14, 26–28, 55–56

international law, XII:53–55

Knesset, XII:6

science of, XII:6–7, 38–40, 54–55, 67–71

cytochrome C, II:22–23

dna, XIII:110–111; XIV:44–55; XVI:19–31; XXI:25-33; XXII:151-162; XXIII:16-17

dna Kohen markers, XVII:97–111

embryo development, XIX:19–24; XXI:13-23, 25-33; XXIII:56-70

epigenetics, XXIII:15-17, 19-23

genetic engineering, XXI:13-23, 25-33

gender determination, XIX:19–24; XIX:27–35; XXI:13-23, 25-33; XXII:165-172; XXIII:91-92

genetic imprinting, XVI:19–31; XXII:151-162

genetic modification (GM), XVI:33–55

GM plants, XVI:33–36

GM animals, XVI:36–37

genetics, II:17–25, 27–30; III:13–21; XII:5–77; XIV:29–39, 43–55, 73–81; XVI:7–16, 33–55; XXI:45-58; XXII:151-162, 165-172; XXIII:16-17; XXIII:18-26; ; XXIII:71-83

homeostasis, I:11–12; V:35–37

human heartXII:113–119

infectious diseases and circumcision, XVIII:105–114

infertility, XV:183–186; XXI:14, 20-23

mutation (genetic), II:27–30; III:9, 13–21; XIV:43–55

neurology, I:41–45; XIV:10–20, 23–26; XVI:69–81,192; XXII:41-54, 55-67, 99-108

neurology and brain-stem death, VII:9–10

neurophysiological correlates of meditation and prayer,  XVI:192; XXIII:171-185

PGD (Pre-implantation and genetic diagnosis), XXI:14, 20-23; XXII:165-172

photosynthesis, XIV:115–120; XXIII:37-38

psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), XVI:69–81; XXII:55-67

reproductive medicine, VIII:30–33; XII:5–77; XIV:34–39; XXI:13-23, 25-33

respiratory system, VIII:58–60

scientism in, XII:144; XV:137–159

species, XVII:30–34, 92–94

stem cells, XII:38–40; XIX:9–17

structure, IV:15–38

xenografting, XII:36

(See also Ecology; Ethics; Jewish medical ethics; Evolution; Human body)

Block, Yitzchok. “G-d and Rationality,” II:57–74; “G-d and Rationality Revisited,” VI:109–120; “Creation: The Argument from Finitude,” XI:11–18; “G-d and Morality,” XII:129–139

Bodenheimer, Prof. Joseph S. “A Word from the New Editor-in-Chief,” XX:7-8; “A Word from the Editor,” XXI:7-8; “The Marriage Contract Distribution Problem – a Solution from the Jerusalem Talmud,” XXI:78-87; “Review of Law and Providence by Benjamin Fain,” XXI:155-158; “A Word from the Editor,” XXII:5-6; “Our Sages’ Knowledge of Nature,” XXII:125-136; "A Fresh Look at Genesis," XXIII:28-39; "A Word from the Editor," XXIII:10-11

Brander, Rabbi Kenneth. “Artificial Insemination and Surrogate Motherhood through the Prism of Jewish Law,” XII:59–65

Branfman, Varda. “A Door,” IX:81 (P); “Gates,” IX:146 (P); “Houses,” IX:149–153 (B); “Elegy,” XII:165–168 (P); “Hallah Poem,” XX:106–107 (P)

Branfman, Yaakov. “Pulse, Or a Big Picture Window and a Good Cup of Coffee,” IX:143–145 (B)

Branover, Prof. Herman. “A Return to ‘Mother Russia,’” VII:173–177 (B); “The Lubavitcher Rebbe,” IX:7–11; “The Lubavitcher Rebbe on Science and Technology,” IX:13–32; “Towards Environmental Consciousness: The Need to Educate,” X:11–15; and Prof. Ruvin Ferber, “The Concept of Absolute Time in Science and Jewish Thought,” XI:21–28; and Tobiy R. Gurvich, “Soul and Body—Judaism, Modern Medicine and Cloning,” XII:43–56; and Prof. Ruvin Ferber, “Observer and the System of Reference: A Unified View,” XIII:38–54

Braunstein, Jonathan, MD. “The Impact of Religion and Spirituality on Human Health,” XII:107–111

Brawer, Prof. Yakov. “Neurology and the Soul,” I:41–45; “Something from Nothing,” VIII:133–139

Breastfeeding (See Women)

BreslovRebbe Nachman of, Lekutey Moharan, Lesson 234 (translation and commentary), V:69–82

Brudner, Naomi. “Counting of the Omer,” IV:99 (P)

Buchbinder, Dr. J. Tuvia. “Mental Health Services and the Charedi Community in Jerusalem,” VII:81–86

Bulka, Rabbi Dr. Reuven P. “Together in Separateness: Understanding Taharat Ha’Mishpaha,” X:127–130; “Comments on Tokayer’s Paper,” X:146–147; Letter to the Editor, XIV:131–132


ethics, X:91–96; XIX:109–114; XXI:89–95

consumerism, XIX:109–114

Calendar (converting from Hebrew to Christian dates), IX:107–111; Hebrew calendar based on Creation, XIII:27; XV:8–17, 115–135

Cameron, Esther. “Invitation,” I:87 (P); “De Profundis,” VI:121 (P); “Old Moon in Winter,” XXII:86 (P); "The Sanctification of Art," XXIII: 138-146

Cannon, Joe. “The Turning,” VII:132–137 (F)

Cantz, Benjamin. “Wine,” VI:173–176 (B)

Carmell, Rabbi Aryeh. “To the Seeker,” XIX:7 (P)

Carmeli, Prof. Moshe. “The First Six Days of the Universe,” XV:21–24

Carroll, Andrew Solow. Letter to the Editor, IX:129

Chemistry, II:33–38; V:35–37; VI:159–164; VIII:73–85; X:59–67, 69–73, 173–176; XIII:87–93; XIV:10–20, 115–120; XV:27–33; XVI:69–81; XVII:55–63

Chester, Roberta. “The Akeda (the Binding of Isaac),” X:160–162 (P); “Sukkot,” XI:143–144 (P); “Brit,” XII:15 (P); “Sinai,” XIII:55–57 (P)

China and Jews, XXI:143-154

Chinese concept of aging, XXIII:147-161

Chinese concept of truth, XIX:129–143

Chilewski, Yechiel, and Menachem Kampinski. “Use of the Microphone on Shabbat,” XX:85–87

Chopra, Miriam. “In Memory of a Forest and a Statesman” X:39 (P)

Christianity, VII:46, 90; XII:38–39; XIV:139; XVIII:55

Cloning of animals (See Biology)

Cloning of humans (See Biology)

Codes in the Torah, VI:7–39; VII:71–72, 77–78; VIII:121–131; IX:113–117, 119–122, 125–126, 128–129; XI:147–154; XIII:193–200

Cohen, Eli. “Modern Mathematics in Support of the Fundamentals of Halakha,” VIII:87–91

Cohen, Ken. “Beys Olam,” IV:94 (P)

Collins, Prof. Kenneth, MD. “Did Maimonides Practice Evidence-Based Medicine?” XX:117–125; "National and Personal Melancholy in the Writings of Yehudah Halevi," XXIII:129-137

Commandments, IV:7–9

bal tashhit (do not destroy), XX:23–39; XXIII:104-105

be fruitful and multiply, XII:7–11, 13, 27, 99; XIX:37–42; XXI:13-23, 25-33

conquer the Earth, XII:9

exemption from, VII:110

fulfillment of, I:15–17; VI:123–125; XVIII:27–37

and love of G-d, V:77

meaning of, VIII:139; XVIII:27–37

mikveh (ritual bath), XV:175–177

new moon, sanctification of, VII:65; XV:16–17

prohibition on homosexuality, XIV:137–152

in remote places and outer space, VIII:107–111

Sabbath, IV:32–33; VIII:108; XV:15–16; XXI:112-123; XXII:173-182; handling infant born in eighth month on the Sabbath, XXIII:56-70

and science, V:10–11

sotah (suspected adulteress), XV:179–186

tahora (ritual purity), XV:161–173; XXI:97-102

tekhelet (dye for ritual garments), XI:185–195

Ten Commandments (engraving of letters in tablets of), XV:187–191

to be holy, XIII:142–147; XV:161–173; XXIII:96-109

to honor parents, IX:63; XXII:87-97; XXIII:154-157

tsitsit (ritual fringes), XI:185–195; XIX:77–91

treifah, XXIII:89-90, 165

violation of second, XI:165–172; XXIII:138-146

and women, V:101, 105–108; XXI:61–87

Computer technology

and Shabbat, XX:67–74

Artificial Intelligence (AI) XVII:123–130

cyberspace and Judaism, XVII:171–180

Cosmology (See Physics)

Cowen, Rabbi Shimon Dovid, PhD. “Torah Metaphysics versus Newtonian Empiricism,” XI:101–113


age of the universe, XIII:19–37; XVII:24–25; XVIII:149–168

as a Jewish idea, XI:11–12

calculating the length of G-d’s day, XV:115–135

confirmation from modern science, XVIII:171–181; XX:53–64

consciousness of earth, VII:120–130

continuous, VI:45; VIII:134–139

creatio ex nihilo, VIII:133–139; XVII:115–121: XXIII:28-38

creative process, VII:97–105

determinism and quantum physics, VI:145, 149–150, 154–157

finding the Creator in, II:46–48

finitude and infinity, XI:12–18; XIII:127; XV:137–159

first six days of, XI:36–38, 70–71; XIII:7–17, 19–37, 63–68, 71–85, 127; XV:21–24; XVII:20–24; XVIII:171–181; XX:53–64; XXIII:28-38

Nahmanides’ commentary on, XI:32; XV:115–135; XX:64; XXIII:29, 34; XXIII:85-95

prime cause of, scientific or Divine, XI:31–38

purpose of, XI:15–17, 41–44; XIII:7–17, 19–37, 63–68, 71–85, 127; XV:115–135

rational argument for, VI:116–120; XI:11–14

science and Judaism, XIII:63–68; XVIII:149–168, 171–181, 182–192; XXI:155–158; XXIII:85-95, 96-109

singularity, II:37

Song of Songs, IV:6–12

successive states of, III:31–36

symbolic interpretation of the age of the universe, XIII:71–85

time and space, XI:26–28, 31–38, 70; XIII:7–17, 19–37, 63–68, 71–85, 127; XV:21–24, 35–39, 43–60, 63–72, 115–135

Torah and photosynthesis, XIV:115–120; XXIII:37-38

versus evolution, I:28–31; II:60, III:8–11; IV:15–38, 61–69; XIII:7–17; XVII:17,20–24

Creativity, VI:71–80; VII:97–105; XXIII: 138-146

idolatry, violating the second commandment, XI:165–172; XXIII: 138-146

Darwinism and neo–Darwinism (See Evolution)

David, lineage of King, VI:14; XIII:124–125

DebowYocheved Domb (See under Guedaliah)

Determinism, I:36–37; II:41; VI:43, 106, 141–157; VII:122–129; VIII:18–20, 129–131, 134; IX:23–24, 38–44; XII:148–149; XIII:9; XIV:11–12; XVI:7–16; XXII:137–150

Dickstein, Wendy. “For My Sister the Sanyassian,” IX:147 (P); “Light Shone on the Wall,” IX:154 (P); “Making Halla is like Davening on a Good Day,” IX:157 (P); “Excerpts from an Indian Journal (1982),” IX:159–160 (F); “Joy and Sorrow” from a novelization of The Life of Gluckel of Hameln, XI:135–141 (F, B); “Waiting for the Tsaddik,” XV:19 (P); “Blessed Are You, L–rd, Who Straightens the Bent,” XVI:17 (P); “Blessed Are You, L–rd, Who Provides My Every Need,” XVIII:13 (P); “Blessing,” XIX:127 (P); “Friday at Jerusalem's Open Air Market,” XX:148 (P)

Digestive system, VIII:75–80

Dinkevich, Solomon, PhD. “A Calculation of the Israelite Population at Mount Sinai,” XV:105–112

Dinosaurs, XIII:88–93; XVII:75–77

Dirnfeld, Leah. “A Borrowed Tear,” XV:186 (P)

Domb, Prof. Cyril, FRS. “A Correspondence with Rabbi Menahem Mendel Schneerson,” XVIII:182–192

Domb, Cyril, obituary, XXII:7-8

Dor–Shav (Dershowitz), Zecharia. “The Psychology and Religion of Tahorah and Holiness,” XV:161–173

Drubach, Daniel, MD. “Pirkei Avot, Brain Plasticity and Self Renewal,” XXII:99-108

Dubnov, Eugene. “After a Rabbinical Fable,” VI:201 (P); “Khamsin,” VI:99 (P); “Sky’s and Earth’s Edge,” XV:24 (P); “A River, a Pulsing Stream,” XV:25 (P); “Hurled,” XV:73 (P)

Dukes, Aaron Leib. “Entering the Sabbath of History,” XV:115–135


age of, XIII:26, 87–93; XVII:49–50; XVIII:149–168, 185, 187

circumference of, XXIII:87-89

dating methods for age of Earth, II:32–38; XIII:87–93; XV:27–33; XVII:49–65

formation of the continents, XIII:87–93

Potassium–Argon method for dating, XV:27–33

spaceflight from, XIV:91–99

suspension in space, XXIII:93

tilt and rotation of, XIII:87–93

(See also Geocentrism; Geology)


global, X:7–9, 11–15; XIX:109–114

G-d and nature, XIV:123–130; XXIII:96-109

human population, XX:23–39

predator-prey system, XX:16–19

sustainability, XIV:107–112; XX:23–39; XXIII:96-109

Torah, X:17–23, 25–29, 31–38, 51–57; XXIII:96-109

Torah blueprint of Nature, XIV:115–120

trees, X:25–29

unity of ecosystems, XIV:101–105

Economic systems, XIX:93–107

bankruptcy law, X:99–106

business ethics, X:91–96; XIX:109–114; XXI:89–95

jubilee year, V:64

lending without interest, XIII:203–206; XIX:115–116

role of G-d in, V:61–66

sabbatical year, V:63–64; VIII:117; XXI:161-176

of the Torah, VIII:113–119; IX:83–87; XIX:109–114

Ego (See Psychology)

Eidelberg, Prof. Paul. “Codes of the Torah: In Defense of Seriousness,” IX:119–122

Elfenbein, Pamela, PhD, MSW. “Torah Study, Prayer, and Health: A Proposal to Examine the Impact of Torah Study and Prayer on the Health of Older Adults,” XII:153–164; and Rabbi Sholom Lipskar, “Healing the Soul: A Prayer Program for the Elderly,” XVI:107–122

Eliav, Moshe, Israel Belfer, and Rabbi Mordechai Halperin, MD. “Partial Color Blindness among Bloodstain Examiners,” XXI:97-102

Elishakoff, Prof. Isaac. “Probabilistic Analysis of the ‘Torah Codes’: A False Premise?” XIII:193–201; and Elliot M. Pines, PhD, “Do Scripture and Mathematics Disagree on the Number π?” XVII:133–153;  “Resolution of a Two-Millenia-Old Talmudic Mathematical Conundrum,” XXI:60-76

Energy (See Matter and Energy; Physics)


interaction of human consciousness with (in the Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research Program [pear]), XVI:153–163

safety factors, XVII:137–140

Environment (metaphysical), I:40; IV:23; XXIII:96-109

Epstein, Leah. “On the Dark Side Looking Over,” VIII:142 (P)

Ethics, VIII:13–15; XXIII:110-126

business, X:91–96; XIII:203–206, 215; XIX:109–114; XXI:89-95

genetically determined moral behavior, XVI:7–16; XXI:35-42; XXIII:16-17; XXIII:18-26

genetic predetermination and free will, XVI:7–16; XXI:35-42

GM and Jewish ethics, XVI:37–53

homosexuality, VIII:23; XIV:137–152, 158–159

Jewish medical ethics, V:39–51; VII:7–10; VIII:13–15, 17–24, 27–43, 45–55, 57–70; IX:51–59, 61–66, 69–73, 75–79; XVI:7–16, 83–93; XIX:43–46, 49–66, 69–76; XX:109–115, 127–138; XXI:13-23, 25-33, 45-58; XXIII:50-55

abortion, VIII:33–35; XII:100; XIV:34–35; XX:131–132

AIDS patients, VIII:7–9, 33–35; XIV:141–142

artificial insemination, VIII:30–32; XII:59–65, 71–73; XXI:13-23, 25-33

Assia (medicine and halakhah journal), VIII:12, 57; IX:51–59, 61–66

autonomy of the patient, VIII:17–24; XVII:117–133; XX:141–145

autopsy, XX:131

birth control, XII:100; XXI: 25-33

book reviews on, XIII:214–215; XIX:43–46

breast cancer, XII:18–19; XIV:31

circumcision, XVIII:105–114

death and dying, VIII:36–39; IX:51–59, 61–66, 69–73, 75–79; XII:101–103; XVIII:117–133; XX:134–138

disease and healing, XIX:49–66, 69–76; XXI:13-23, 25-33

eighth-month baby, XXIII:56-70

embryo selection, XIV:34–38; XIX:10–11; XXI:13-23, 25-33

forcing surgery on cancer patients, VIII:9–10

free will vs. determinism, VIII:17–24; XXI: 35-42

gene therapy and transplants, XIV:36–40; XIX:9–17; XXI:13-23, 25-33

genetic manipulation, XII:18–29, 31–40; XIV:29–41, 36–40; XVI:27–55; XXI:13-33

genetic screening, XIV:29–41; XXI:13-33

Genome Project, XII:21–22; XIV:38; XVI:7–8

hemophilia, XXIII:71-83

human cloning, XII:5–14, 26–28, 43–59, 71–77; XX:134

infertility, XV:179–181; XIX:27–35

Jewish genetic diseases, XIV:29–41; XXI:13-33; XXIII:71-83

organ and cell transplantation, VII:7–10; VIII:39–42, 45–55; XII:32–40, 101, 113–116

organ donation, VII:7–10; XII:32–40; XVI:7–16, 83–93

organ selling, VIII:45–54; XII:33–37

parental refusal to allow surgery for infant, VIII:10–11;  XIX:27–35

parthenogenesis, VIII:31

preservation of life, VIII:35–36; XVIII:117–133; XXI:13-23; XXIII:56-70

reproductive medicine, VIII:30–33; XII:5–77; XIV:35–39; XXI:13–23, 25–33; XXII:165-172

short-term vs. long-term treatment priorities, VIII:11; XVIII:117–133

smoking, VIII:57–70; IX:128–130; XII:100–101

soul-body relationship, XIV:11–12, 83–89; XIX:49–66, 69–76; XXII:11–16, 29–39

surrogate motherhood, XII:59–65

Tay-Sachs disease, VIII:33–34; XII:19–20; XIV:31–39; XXI:20

telling the truth to the patient, IX:51–59, 61–66; XXIII:50-55

Torah permission for the doctor to treat, VIII:28–30; XXI:13–23; XXIII:50-55

treatment of terminally ill, XII:102–103; XVIII:117–133; XXIII:50-55

water and homeopathy, VIII:7–11, 35–43; IX:51–59, 61–66, 69–73; X:41–48

what is Jewish medical ethics, VIII:13–15; XIX:43–46; XX:127–138; XXI:13–23

Ethnology, VII:114; XVII:97–111


Hungary, XXI:141–145

Jewish communities of, III:61–69

Latvia, VII:173–177

Russia, VII:1 73–177;

in 1991, VII:173–177 (B)

Jewish experiences during the Revolution, IV:75–85 (B)

life stories of Russian Jews, I:71–83 (B); XVII:182–185 (B)

Scandinavia, V:111–115

Ukraine, VII:153–170

Evolution, II:17–25, 27–30, 60–61; IV:15–38, 61–62, 67; VI:43–44; IX:22–23; XII:143–144; XVII:5–14; XXII:137–150

age of Earth, XVII:49–65; XVIII:149–168, 185–190

Darwinism and neo–Darwinism, I:28–31; II:16–25, 60–61; III:9, 13–21; IV:22–23, 30–31; XIII:8–13, 95–106, 108–111; XIV:43–55; XVII:37–38; XXII:137–150; XXIII:40-49

evolutionism, XVII:5

fossil dating, XVII:37, 39–46, 49

fossils, XVII:37–47

hominid, XVII:37–38,43–47

intelligent design, XVII:87–94

molecules-to-man fallacies, XVII:6–7, 10–13

natural selection, II:27–30; III:15–21; XIV:43–55

non-random mutations, XIV:45–55

saltations in, III:9

speciation, II:18,61; III:9; XVII:17–35

species, XVII:30–34, 92–94

teaching in Jewish schools, XVII:5–13

and Torah, XVII:17–35, 87–94

Exile, IV:5–12, 87–92; V:111–115

and cyberspace, XVII:171–181; and redemption of IsraelVIII:166–190; XV:115–135; XXIII:129-137: China, XXI:143-154: major exiles of the Jewish people, XVI:143–151

Exodus, biblical, Egyptian, and historiographical accounts of, XV:85–103

“Exodus” (the ship), XXI:173–176

Faier, Zvi. “Freedom and Creation,” III:31–36; “A Hammer is for Hammering…,” VI:200 (P)

Fain, Benjamin, In blessed memory of, XXIII:187-188

Fain, Prof. Benjamin. “Fain’s The Poverty of Secularism versus Dawkins’ The G-d Delusion,” XXII:137–150

Faith, II:68–69; XIV:5–8; XV:14–17, 44, 121, 138, 169

Jewish, V:70, 81

provable by statistical testing? VIII:125–129

and science, I:21–33, 35–40, 41–45; II:17–25, 27–30, 33–38, 41–49, 57–74, 81–90; III:5–11, 14–21, 23–28; IV:15–38, 59–69, 71–73; VI:43–44, 104–105, 109–120; VII:43–44; XIV:5–8; XVIII:165–167, 182–192; XXII:137–150; XXIII:40-49

(See also under Torah: science)

Ferber, Prof. Ruvin, and Prof. Herman Branover, “The Concept of Absolute Time in Science and Jewish Thought,” XI:21–28; and Prof. Herman Branover, “Observer and the System of Reference: A Unified View,” XIII:38–54; “The Paradoxes of Quantum Physics, Maimonides, and the ‘I’,” XV:63–72

Finaly, Robert, MD, and Prof.  Shimon M. Glick, MD. “Triumph of the Spirit: A Case of a Jewish Patient in Hungary 1838,” XX:141–145

Flancbaum, Louis Prof., MD. “Using Jewish Medical Ethics to Appreciate the Relative among the Absolute,” XII:95–104

Fleer, Gedalia and Allen Afterman. “Tales of the Tzaddikim,” V:69–82

Flood, XIII:87–93; XXIII:99-100

Fogelman, Ruth. “In My Dance,” XII:180–183 (P); “Eclipse,” XIII:69 (P)

Forse, Chana. “Seeing the Voices: The Jewish Woman’s Traditional Relationship to Torah,” I:59–69

Frankel, Chaim. “Tshuva Droplets,” IV:97(P)

Freedman, Shalom. “Before I Came to Israel,” VIII:143 (P); “Our Blessing Is Their Reward,” VIII:142 (P); “The Name Israel,” VIII:144 (P)

Freeman, Rabbi Tzvi. “Does Time Begin?” XV:43–45

Free will, V:30, 93; IX:29; X:170–171; XII:44–45; XIII:8–9; XXI:35–42

controlling homosexual urges, XIV:137–152, 158–159

determinism, I:36–37; II:67; VI:61–62, 141–157; XXI:35–42

Divine Providence, II:71; III:31–36; IV:73

eating, VIII:82

genetic predetermination, XVI:7–16; XXI:35–42

health decisions, VIII:17–24; XII:32–33; XVIII:117–133

quantum physics, IV:21–22; VI:147–157; XII:35–49

smoking, VIII:63–64

(See also Determinism; Divine Providence)

Friedman, Rabbi Manis. “The Feminine Mystique,” I:3–19

Fundamentalism, XIII:168

Gamburg, Yakov. “Unifying the Images,” VI:202–208 (Ph)

Game theory analysis of Talmud, XXI:60-76, 78-87

Aumann and MaschlerXXI:61-76, 80

Garden of Eden, II:37; V:62, 88–93; VI:33–34; VIII:74, 77; X:51–57, 69–72


acknowledgment of, VI:41–47

Atsmut, XIII:127–136

as the basis of science, I:23–24; IX:89–93; XV:137–159

bestowal of blessing, V:62–66

confirmation through nature, II:36–47; XVIII:149–168; XXIII:28-38

Divine Providence, II:76; V:71, 74, 81; IX:37–38; XII:147–150 (See Free Will)

empirical evidence and faith in, II:57–74; V:31; VI:109–120; XIV:5–8

emulation of, V:80

feminine and masculine attributes of, V:100, 104

how G-d created the universe, XIII:7–17, 19–37, 63–68, 65–66; XIV:115–120; XV:115–135; XVIII:171–181; XXIII: 28-38

human dependency on, XI:17

image of, IV:30–38; V:29, 89, 100; XXIII:138-146

as Infinite, XI:12–18; XV:137–159

to know G-d, XIII:141–147; XIV:5–8, 23–26, 83–89

links to, XVI:143–151

love of, V:77–78; XIII:145; XVIII:27–37, 75–89

monotheism, XIII:166

morality, XII:129–139

names of, VII:24, 26, 28–30, 97–100; VIII:95; IX:89–93; XIV:57–65, 67–69, 115–120; XV:8

omniscience vs. human free will, XIII:32

paradox of G-d beyond all logic, VII:31; XV:137–159

proof of, II:57–58, XII:147; XIV:5–8

relationship with Jewish people, IV:5–12; XV:115–135

relationship with the world, XI:15–18; XII:147–150; XIV:67–69, 101–105; XV:115–135, 137–159; XXIII:28-38

rested, XIII:13; XV:115–135

revelation of, II:62

self-contraction of, V:80

self-sacrifice, XVI:176–178

singularity of, IV:18

submission to, XVI:165–169; XVIII:27–37

tsimstum (self-contraction), XI:14–15; XIII:8–13; XIV:69, 115–120; XV:45, 146–147

union with and separation from, I:38; XV:17–18; XVI:170–173

unity of, V:87–93; VI:106, 120–129; XI:17–18; XIV:57–65, 101–105; XV:140–142, 152; XVI:133–140

will of, IV:21–23; V:73; VIII:139; XV:37

Geller, Pinchas. “Holy Places in the Gallil,” V:145–160 (Ph)

Geocentrism (See Physics)

Geology, IV:61–62; XIII:87–93; XVII:49–65

geochronology and radioactive rock dating, XV:27–33; XVII:49, 55–65

hydrothermal effects on rocks and minerals, XV:32–33

size of Earth, XXIII:87-89; weather patterns, XXIII:93; sea currents, XXIII:93-94; evaporation-condensation cycle, XXIII:94

Genetics (See Biology)

Geriatrics (See Aging)

Gerstenfeld, Manfred, PhD. "Jewish Resource Policies: The Beginning and the End of the World,XXIII:96-109

Gerstenfeld, Manfred, PhD, and Tsachi Golan. “Manna as an Environmental Paradigm,” XIV:123–130

Ginsburgh, Rabbi Yitzchak. “Sister, Companion, Dove, Perfect One,” IV:5–12; “Introduction to Mathematical Structure in Torah,” VII:21–40; “Numbers Have Meaning,” VIII:93–105; “The Jewish Academy: A Structural Model for Designing an Academy for the Study of Torah, the Arts and Sciences, Based upon Kabbala,” X:75–81

GinsburghRabbi Yitzchak, teachings on time, space, and consciousness, XV:17–19

Glatt, Rabbi Aaron Eli, MD. “Liver Transplantation from a Living Donor,” XVI:83–93; “The Circumcision Controversy: Examining Metsitsah Be’Peh by Halakhah and Microscope,” XVIII:105–114

Glick, Prof. Shimon, MD. “Telling the Truth to the Patient,” IX:51–59; and Robert Finaly, MD, “Triumph of the Spirit: A Case of a Jewish Patient in Hungary 1838,” XX:141–145

Gold, Marvin. “Genetic Imprinting and Gene Silencing,” XVI:19–31; "A Few Observations on Epigenetics," XXIII:15-17

Goldberg, Amnon. Letter to the Editor, X:165–167

Goldberg, Idit, and Rachel Shandrovski. “Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) and Prenatal Gender Selection,” (poster paper), XXII:165–172

Goldberg, Rifkah. “Letter to G-d,” XVII:181 (P)

Goldberger, Eyal, MD. “Healing Bitter Water and Water as an Agent in Healing: The Torah Account as a Model for Human Healing,” X:41–48

Goldstein, Prof. Pesach (Paul). “Living Water: Concept of Mida k’neged Mida and Cellular Homeostasis,” V:35–37; “Perceptions of the Shamir in Three Dimensions: Midrash, History, and Theory,” X:173–176

Goldstein, Yaffa. “Where the Roads Meet: A Conversation with Composer André Hajdu,” VII:107–115 (B)

Golem, XII:10, 77

Goodnick, Benjamin, MD. “What Does the Torah Mean?” VI:123–125; “On Whose Face Are You Standing?” IX:139–140 (B)

Gopin, Sara. “Rosh Hashana Sonnet,” VIII:141 (P)

Gotfryd, Aryeh, PhD. “On Acknowledging the Creator in Scientific Literature,” VI:41–47; “Global Ecology: On the Road to Redemption,” X:7–9; “Biosphere as a Microsphere,” XIV:101–105


of Hasidic rebbes in the Ukraine, VII:153–170 (Ph)

of tsaddikim in the Gallil, V:147–160 (Ph)

of Tzaddikim in Russia, VII:153–170 (Ph)

Greenberg, Michael. “Graves of Tzaddikim in Russia,” VII:153–170 (Ph)

Greenberg, Nurit, and Orly Lifshits. “Cooking with a Chemical Kit on Shabbat,” XX:75-84

Greene, Prof. Velvl. “The Science-Religion Rift,” II:81–90; “Ethical Issues in Community Health,” V:39–51; “The Torah-Science Debates: Some Random Thoughts,” VI:49–56; “Speculations about Kashrut,” VI:159–164; “Set of Dishes,” VI:167–171 (B); “Jewish Medical Ethics on the Threshold of a New Century: Trends and Challenges,” XII:79–92

Greene, Prof. Velvl, obituary, XXI:43

Grossberg, Asher. “Ancient Synagogues and the Temple,” VI:83–98

Grossman, Miriam, MD. “Antidote to the Existential Blues,” III:39–47 (B)

Guedalia, Judith S. Bendheim, PhD, and Yocheved Domb Debow. “In Desperate Pursuit of Motherhood: Another Perspective on the Sotah,” XV:179–188; “Birkhat Ha’Gomel: Community Response to Acute Stress Disorder,” XVIII:59–71; “Was Reuben an Oedipal Winner? Fathers and Sons: Jacob and Reuben,” XXI:135–142

Gurvich, Prof. Tobiy R., MD, DSc., and Prof. Herman Branover. “Soul and Body—Judaism, Modern Medicine and Cloning,” XII:43–56

Hacarmi, Rabbi Yehoshua, and Seymour Hoffman, PhD. “Rabbinic Insights into Behavior Change,” XIII:183–190

Halakhah (Jewish law)

abortion, VIII:33–34; XII:100; XIV:34–35; XX:131–132

art, VII:180–182

artificial insemination and surrogate motherhood, VIII:30–33; XII:59–65, 71–73

attitude toward converts, XX:96-105

attitude towards psychotherapy, XVIII:15–25, 39–47

attitude towards dreams, XVIII:93–94

autopsy, XX:131

Birkhat Ha’Gomel, XVIII:59–71

bankruptcy law, X:99–106

birth control, XII:100

blessings on food, VIII:81–82

breastfeeding, XIII:163–171

business, X:91–96; XXI: 89–95

circumcision, XVIII:105–114

calculus, VIII:87–91

circular regress, VII:16

computer writing on Shabbat, XX:6774

cooking with a chemical kit on Shabbat, XX:7584

controlling urges, XIV:158–159

death and dying, VIII:36–39; IX:69–73, 75–79; XII:101–103; XVIII:117–133; XX:134–138

dogs and other animals, XXIII:163-169

economic systems, VIII:113–118; IX:83–87; XIX:109–114; XXI: 89–95

eighth-month infant, XXIII:56-70

electricity on Shabbat, XXI:112–123; XXII:173–182

environment, X:17–23, 32–38; XIV:107–112; XIX:109–114; XXIII:96-109

gender determination, XIX:19–24, 27–35; XXII:165–172

genetic engineering for medical treatment, XVI:45; XIX:9–17; XXI:13–23, 25–33

genetics, XII:5–77; XIV:29–41; XIX:9–17; XX:134; XXI:13–23, 25–33, 45–58

grama, XXI:112–123

hanukkiya, X:118–120

health legislation in Israel, XX:127138

hemophilia, XXIII:71-83

Hillel and Shamai, XIII:128–129

human cloning, XII:7–14, 26–28, 43–59, 71–77; XIX:9–17; XX:134

human health, XII:82–83, 86–92; XVIII:105–114, 117–133; XX:109–115, 127–136; XXI:45–58

Jewish pluralism, XII:80–92, 95–104

kilayim (forbidden mixtures), XVI:38; XXII:133–134

kindness and severity of, XIII:145–145

law of a pursuer, VII:58; VIII:9, 38

laws of nature, XIV:57–65; XVIII:165–167

lending money, XIII:203–206; XXI:89–95

levels of kindness and severity, XIII:145–146

lulav, V:90–91

marriage, X:127–130; XIII:163–171; XIV:137–152; XV:168–169; XIX:37–42; XXI:60-76, 78–87

medicine, VII:7–10; VIII:7–11, 13–15, 17–24, 27–43, 45–55, 57–70; IX:61–66, 69–73; XII:5–77; XIII:214–215; XIV:29–41, 61–62; XVI:83–93, XIX:19–24, 43–46; XX:109-115, XX:127–138; XXI:13–23, 25–33, 45–58; XXIII:50-55,56-70, 71-83

Genome Project, XII:21–22; XIV:38; XVI:7–8

medical emergencies on Shabbat, XX:109115

organ transplantation, VII:7–10; VIII:39–42, 45–55; XII:32–40, 101, 113–116

remote places and outer space, VIII:107–111

science, IX:27–28

selling organs, VIII:45–55; XII:34–37

smoking, VIII:57–70; IX:128–130; XII:100–101

treatment of terminally ill, VIII:7–11, 35–43; IX:51–59, 61–66, 69–73; XII:102–103; XVIII:117–133

memo-keeping on Shabbat, XI:77–87

microphone on Shabbat, XX:8587

mikveh (calculation of water required to flow into), XV:175–177

mezuza, V:88–89

scribing, VII:51–55

sotah (suspected adulteress), XV:179–188

sabbatical year, V:63–64; VIII:117; XXI:161–176; XXIII:102

para adumma (red heifer), XV:161–173

Shabbat boundary, XXI: 103–111

spiritual meaning of the dietary laws, VI:159–164

tahor and tamey, X:127–130, 133–139; XII:169–170; XIII:173–181; XIV:59–61, 131–132; XV:161–173, 175–177; XXI: 97–102

thermal sensors on Shabbat, XXII:173–182

tsitsit, XIX:77–91

for women, XIII:214; XXI:60–76, 78–87; 97–102: XXIII:56-70

(See also Ethics; Jewish medical ethics)

Halperin, Rabbi Mordechai, MD. “Modern Perspectives on Halacha and Medicine,” VIII:27–43; “On Selling Tissues and Organs,” VIII:45–55

(See Eliav)

Hanoka, Yaacov, PhD. “Torah, Science and Carbon 14,” II:33–38; “Continental Drift, Asteroid Impacts, and the Flood,” XIII:87–93; “Radioactive Rock Dating and the Age of the Earth,” XV:27–33; “Monkeying Around with Hominid Evolution,” XVII:37–47; “Dating the Earth,” XVII:49–65

HanokaYaacov, PhD, obituary, XXI:43

Hanukkiyah (Hanukkah menorah), X:117–123

Hasidism, I:75–76; II:6; III:45–47; XV:7–19

on aging and dying, XIV:83–89

concept of G-d in science, IX:89–93; XIII:123–136; XIV:67–69; XV:7–19, 43–55

concept of light over darkness, XV:39–40

concept of messianic redemption, XIII:123–136; XIV:104–105; XV:115–135

concept of the soul, XII:44–56, 116–119, 121–126; XIV:11–20, 83–89; XV:7–19, 77–78; XVIII:5–12, 75–89

concepts of absolute and measurable time, XI:27–28, XV:7–19; XV:35–40, 43–55

on creation, XIV:115–120; XV:7–19, 35–40, 43–55

G-dliness, XI:107–113; XIV:67–69, 83–89; XVIII:75–89

hasidic rebbes, graves of, VII:154–170

higher and lower understanding, XI:15–18; XIV:86

id, XV:77–78

inner and external dimensions of, XV:7–19

Lubavitch (Habad), I:65; III:44–45; IV:75–85; VIII:147–150, 151–153; IX:7–11; XII:44–56, 116–119, 121–126; XV:39–40, 43–55, 115–135, 77–78; XVII:171–181; XVIII:5–12, 75–89, 182–192; XXII:110–116; XXIII:171-185

mathematical infinity, IX:95–103; XIII:115–120

negation of reality, XVI:166–167, 174–177

parallels with modern physics, IX:35–49; XII:113–119; XIII:8–9, 114; XIV:67–69; XV:43–55 XVIII:165–167;

psychology, XVIII:5–11, 75–89

physics and chaos theory, IX:35–49

search for unity, XI:49–51

time, XV:7–19, 35–40, 43–55

tshuvah, XV:12; XV:35–37

unity, XVII:129

view on science, XIII:163; XIV:5–8; XV:39–40; XVIII:182–192

Haskale, Hadassah. “Gathering of Light,” 1:85 (P); “The Return,” I:86 (P); “Elul,” VI:81; “The Shofar Blower,” VI:81 (P)

Haskelevich, Rabbi Berl. “The Exodus and Egyptian Historiography,” XV:85–103

Hasofer, Prof. Avraham M. “A Statistician Looks at Neo-Darwinism,” III:13–21; “Codes in the Torah: A Rejoinder,” VIII:121–131; “Reply to Discussion: Codes in the Torah,” IX:125–126; Letter to the Editor, IX:129; “Torah Code Abuse,” XI:147–154


chronic illness and spirituality, XIX:69–76

disease and healing, XIX:49–66

impact of prayer on recovery from illness, XVI:77–78, 95–107, 111–112, 117–121

impact of religion and spirituality on health, XII:107–111, 153–164; XIV:10–20, 23–26, 83–89; XVI:69–81, 95–132; XVIII:39–47, 59–71, 105–114; XIX:49–66, 69–76; XXII:55-67, 109–124; XXIII:50-55

physician’s prayer XXIII:50-55

placebo, XIV:15; XVI:74

public health and ethics, V:39–51; IX:51–59, XII:89–91; XIV:15–18; XVI:69–70, 74–75; XX:127138; XXI:45–58

(See also Ethics; Jewish Medical Ethics)

Hedri, Rabbi Amnon and Assaf Balbin, “Measuring the Shabbat Boundary,” XXI:103–111

Heilman, Professor Kenneth M. “The Spiritual Brain: It, I, and Thou,” XXII:41–54

Heller, Tzipora. “Chochma, Bina and Homemaking,” V:99–104

Hendel, Russell Jay, PhD. “Jewish Bankruptcy Law as a Vehicle for Societal Kindness,” X:99–106; “Genesis 1 Speaks about the Creation of Prophecy, Not the Creation of the World,” XIII:71–85

Henkin, Rabbi Yehuda. Letter to the Editor, XII:169–170

Hershkowitz, Rabbi Prof. Daniel. “Mathematical Stability in Our Personal Lives,” XX:1320; “Repressed Memory and Holocaust Survivors,” XXII:69–74

Hirshfeld, Yonadav Haim. “In Jerusalem Grows a Special Tree,” XVIII:57 (P); “Meditation,” XVII:169 (P)


of the attitude of science toward religion, VII:45–50; XV:137–159

date of the Exodus, XV:85–103

intellectual, V:53–58

Jewish, I:49–51

Jewish chronology, XV:85–103, 115–135

Jewish commitment to honoring memory and achieving cultural fruition, XV:57–60

of socialism, VII:47–48; VIII:113–119

Jews in China, XXI:143–154

Hoffman, Seymour, PhD. and Rabbi Yehoshua Hacarmi, “Rabbinic Insights into Behavior Change,” XIII:183–190; “Helpmates: Mother and Father as Cotherapy Model,” XIV:154–157; “On Controlling Urges,” XIV:158–159; “‘Kosher’ Talebearing,” XVI:186–189; “‘Therapist-Friendly’ and ‘Therapist-Unfriendly’ Rabbinic Responsa,” XVIII:15–25

Holiness (definition of), XV:161–162, 170–171

(See also Sacred)

Holocaust, VII:139–140; XIV:144–148; XIX:145–160

psychology of survivors, VII:90–94; XX:141–145; XXI:174–176; XXII:69–74, 75–85

Homeopathy, X:41–48

Homosexuality, XIV:137–152, 158–159

Huchingson, Prof. James E. “Science and Religion: The Range of Engagement,” XII:141– 150; “Celestial Voyaging to Planet Earth: Space, Time, and Being in the Context of Spaceflight,” XIV:91–99

Human body

brain and mind, XII:44–47; XIV:11–20, 23–26; XXII:17–28, 29–39, 41–54, 55–67, 99–108

circumcision, XVIII:105–114; XXIII:71-83

digestive system of, VIII:75–80

heart, XII:113–119

immune system, XIV:10–18

interconnected with the soul, XIV:11–20, 23–26, 83–89; XVIII:97–98; XXII:11-16, 17–28, 29–39, 41–54, 55–-67, 99–108

mutilation of, VII:9; VIII:48–49

ownership of, VIII:48, 66–68; XXI:45–58

persistent vegetative state, XVIII:117–133

respiratory system of, VIII:58–60

(See also Aging; Halakhah and medicine)

Humanism, I:21–22, 36–37; II:18, 24–25; XV:137–159; XVI:143–151


Jews of Cochin, XX:89105

Information theory; II:27–30; XIV:43:47; XV:156–157

Isaac, VII:30–32


drought in, VII:66

G-d’s election of, VII:59–61; XIV:96–97

health legislation, XX:127138

Land of, IV:11–12; V:71, 81; VII:57–69; XIII:168; XIV:97–98; XVI:181–183

modern Jewish settlement of, VII:57–69, 115

soilless agriculture in, XXI:161–176

Jacob, III:36; VII:30–32; VIII:102; XXI:135–142

dream of, VI:14

family census, XV:105–112

two camps of, XIII:134–135

Jehuda, Dina. “Dreams,” XVIII:147 (P)

Jerusalem College of Technology, V:117–119

Jewish Law (See Halakhah)

Jewish Medical Ethics (medicine and halakhah journal), VIII:12, 13, 17, 27

Job, VI:74–75; XVI:10

Joseph, XV:85–88; XXII:72–73

as a master of time, XV:8–10, 14

dreams, VI:15–17; XV:7–11,14

metaeconomics,” V:64


bittul ha'yesh (self-nullification); XVI:165–184

concept of redemption, XIII:123–136; XV:115–135

feminine archetype, XVIII:135–146

four worlds, XV:10–14; XVII:17–35, 115–121

kabbalistic sfirot

binah, X:76–77; XV:8–15; XVII:26

daat, X:77; XV:8–15

gvurah, X:77; XV:11–15; XX:151152

hesed, X:77; XV:11–15; XX:149150

hod, X:78; XV:11–15

hokhmah, X:76; XV:11–15; XVI:166, 177–178; XVII;128

keter, X:76; XIV:86; XV:11–15

malkhut, VI:135–138; X:79; XV:11–15; XVIII:135–146

masculine and feminine, XVIII:142–144

netsah, X:78; XV:11–15

seven stages of lunar cycle, XVIII:139–141

tiferet, X:69–71, 77–78; XV:11–15

yesod, X:79; XV:11–15

kabbalistic sfirot and cardio-energetics, XII:116–119

koah ha’medameh (power of imagination) XVII:26–27

in biology, XVII:27–28

prediction of Torah and science harmony, XIII:114

sabbatical cycles and the age of the universe, XIII:19–37; XVIII:149–168

time and space, XV:7–19; XVI:171–174; XVII:17–35

tsimtsum and shvirat ha’kelim, XIII:8–9

yesh me’ayin, VIII:133–139; XVII:115–121; XXIII:28-39

(See also Mysticism and science)

Kafka and Judaism, XIX:145–160

Kahn, Adam M. Letter to the Editor, VII:77–78

Kalms, Peter. “Justice in the Marketplace: A Commentary on Jewish Business Ethics based on The Challenge of Wealth by Meir Tamari, PhD.” X:91–96

Kam–Ron, E. “Love with Love,” XVII:15; “Restraint with Love,” XVII:66; “Victory with Love,” XVII:67; “Beauty with Beauty,” XVII:85; “Splendor with Beauty,” XVII:95; and “Victory with Victory,” XVII:113 (P); “Conversive,” XVIII:192 (P); “Hesed Shebe’Hesed,” XIX:17(P); “Peacecraft,” XIX:125(P); “Sonnet to Genesis Chapter 1,” XX:6 (P); “Between Loving-kindness and Might,” XX:149152 (P); “To Guard the Soul of Youth,” XXI:125-134 (P)

Kamen, Zeev. “For I have searched the heights...,” IV:95 (P)

Kampinski, Menachem, and Yechiel Chilewski. “Use of the Microphone on Shabbat,” XX:8587

Kantor, Daniel, Prof. Jeffrey Kantor, and Jonathan Kantor. “Cloning Revisited: Blessing or Curse?” XII:67–77

Kaplan, Naomi. “Portrait of our Cover Artist,” IV:87–92 (B)

Katz, Prof. Nathan. “The Jews of Cochin: Brahmin Pesah, Maharajah Simhat Torah, and Caste Behavior,” XX:89105

Katz, Yael Levine, PhD. “Prayers of the Mothers for Rebuilding the Temple,” (P) XIII:219–222

Kaufman, Yakir, MD. “Psychoneuroimmunology: The Science Connecting Body and Mind,” XIV:10–20; “Psychoneuroimmunology, Spirituality/Religiosity and Health,” XVI:69–81; “Stress, Memory, and Meaning,” XXII:55–67

King, Ruchama. “Red Strings,” VI:193–197 (F)

Kinzbrunner, Rabbi Barry M., MD. “The Terri Schiavo Case—from the Viewpoint of Jewish Law,” XVIII:117–133

Koenigsberger, Annemarie. “Creation,” VI:198–199 (P)

Kogan, Abigail. “Spiral,” IV:98 (P)

Kook, Abraham Isaac, “I Need Just Understand,” XIII:137 (P); “The Soul Always Prays,” XIII:161 (P); “New Skies,” XIV:27 (P); “Expanses, Expanses,” XXI:144

Kopeika, Professor N.S. "Scientific Content in Jewish Sources," XXIII:85-95

Kovacs, Menachem, PhD. “Finding G-d in the Sociology of Religion,” XIII:163–171; “Who Am I? Torah and Psychological Definitions of Self,” XV:75–83; “Real and Ersatz Human Links to G‑d,” XVI:143–151

Kranzler, George, PhD. “Metasociology,” II:75–78; “Metaeconomics,” V:61–66

Kravitsky, Naftali, obituary, XI:8–9

Krichevsky, Miriam, obituary, X:125

Kruger, Reuven. “Shabbos Gypsies,” III:61–69 (B)

Kuhr, Moshe, MD. “The Holy Act: Emulating G-d in Marriage and Birth,” XIX:37–42

Kushelevsky, Prof. Avraham. “The Religious Foundations of Science,” VII:43–44; “The War between Religion and Science in the Nineteenth Century and Change in the Twentieth Century,” VII:45–50; “Halacha and the Preservation of the Text of the Holy Scriptures,” VII:51–55; “Why Wasn’t Newton Born in China?” XI:115–120

Kushelevsky, Prof. Avraham, obituary, XI:6–7

Ladenheim, Pearl. Letter to the Editor, XIV:133

Landes, Rabbi Yehoshua. "The Inside Story of the Founding of Jewish Meditation," XXIII: 171-185

Lebanon, war in, III:49–59

Lefcoe, Yaacov, MA (Psych). “Personality Change through Contemplative Meditation: An Integrative Hasidic and Psychological Approach,” XVIII:75–89

Lehrman, Nathaniel S., MD. “Judaism versus Homosexuality: A Historical, Religious, and Psychological Review,” XIV:137–152; “Sigmund Freud: An Alternate View,” XVIII:49–56

Levi, Miriam. “A Seminar on Effective Jewish Parenting,” IV:41–56

Levi, Prof. Yehudah. “Can Torah be Observed in Outer Space?” VIII:107–111; “Is the Torah Capitalistic or Socialistic?” VIII:113–119; “The Right to Private Property,” IX:83–87; “The Problem of Ecology: Living at the Expense of Future Generations,” X:31–38; XVII:186–188 (book reviews)

Levin, Amiel, MD. “Why the Biopsychosocial Model of Chronic Illness Works,” XIX:69–76

Levine, Yehoshua. “Acha bar Ya’akov and the Demon,” V:85–93

Levine, Zahava. “The Role of Women in Bringing the Redemption,” VI:135–139

Levinson, Yaakov S. “The Spirituality of Eating,” VIII:73–85; “The Apple Revealed from a Jewish and Nutritional Perspective,” X:69–73


force, IV:24–28; XIV:10–20, 23–26, 115–120

modern compartmentalization of, II:85–86; XIV:12–13, 15–18

obligation to save, VIII:7–11, 22–23, 36–39; XVI:87–93; XVIII:117–133; XX:109–115, 131139; XXIII:50-55

on other planets, V:28–29, 31; XIV:91–99

photosynthesis as the basis of, XIV:115–120; XXIII:37-38

risking one’s life to save another, VII:8; XVI:83–93

significance of human, V:27–32; XIV:91–99; XVI:107–115, 117–120, 125–128

suicide, VIII:21

uncertainty of, I:21–33

value of, VIII:11; XXII:11–-16

Lifshits, Orly, and Nurit Greenberg. “Cooking with a Chemical Kit on Shabbat,” XX:7584

Lifshitz, Rabbi Haim, and Mordechai Beck. “Creative Transcendence,” VI:71–80


divine, IV:9; V:69–71, 73, 79, 93; VI:135–138

in physics, I:6–27; IX:20–21, 24, 41, 44; XV:23; XVIII:171–181; XX:56–64

in photosynthesis, XIV:115–120; XXIII:37-38

light over darkness (Hasidic concept), XV:39

speed of, V:25

Lipskar, Rabbi Sholom D. “Spiritual Modality for Behavior Modification,” XII:121–126; “Time, Space, and Being: An Introduction,” XIV:5–8; and Pamela Elfenbein, “Healing the Soul: A Prayer Program for the Elderly,” XVI:107–122; “Communicable Memory, Eternal Memory, Brain Malfunction, and Us,” XXII:11-16; "The Jewish Epigene," XXIII:18-27

Logic, VII:13–19

2-valued and 3-valued logic, XIII:123–136

circular regress, VII:14–15

doubt laws, VIII:87–91

fuzzy logic, XIX:93–107

limits of mathematical logic, XV:137–159

Loike, John D., PhD. “The Power to Predict: Using DNA Technologies to Assess the Genetics and Health of a Fetus,” XXI:25–33

Love, IV:5–12

for G-d, IV:6–8; V:77–78

gematria of, VII:36–39

in marriage, X:128–130; XIII:211; XIV:137–152, 154–157; XIX:37–42

of G-d for Israel, IV:11–12; V:77–78

Maimon, Solomon, life and philosophy of, XI:123–133

Malchi, Rivka. “The Work of Avraham Jan Menses: An Appreciation,” XII:198–199

Maimonides, Moses,

and medicine, XVI:57–66; XX:117125

Manna, VIII:76–77; XIV:123–130; XXIII:100-101

Marriage, XII:173–178, 193; XIII:211; XV:168–169; XIX:37–42; XXI:135–142

intermarriage, VII:93–94

marriage contracts of three wives of the same husband, XXI:60–76, 78–87

laws of taharat ha’mishpahah (family purity), X:127–130; XIII:173–181; XXI:97–102

meaning of, I:3–19; XIV:137–152, 154–157; XIX:37–42

sotah, XV:179–186

Mashiah (or Moshiah), IX:36–38, XIII:114, 123–147, 167–168; XIV:105; XV:115–135; XVII:175, 178–179

Mathematics, VII:22–40; VIII:87–91; 93–103; IX:95–103; XIII:113–160; XIV:133

calculation of amount of water required to flow into mikveh, XV:175–177

calculating the calendar, IX:107–111; from Creation until redemption, XV:115–135

calculation of Israelite population at Mount Sinai, XV:105–112

force equals geometry, XI:54–55

fuzzy logic, XIII:139–147; XIX:93–107

game theory, XXI: 61–76, 78–87

geodesics, XIII:156–160

homotopy groups, XIII:15

infinity, IX:95–103; XIII:113–120, 139–147; XV:137–159

logic for messianic phenomena, XIII:123–136

Lotka-Volterra Model, XX:16–19

manifolds, XIII:151–160

many valued logic, XIII:131–134

mathematical infinity, IX:98–103; XIII:113–120; XV:137–159

and midrash, XIII:149–160

and orbit of the planets, XVII:157–160

Peano set theory and creation from nothing, XVII:115, 117–119

phi, XIX:81–85

pi, XVII:133–153

probability, VI:7–39, 146–157; XIII:193–200; XVII:78–82

randomness, VI:14–39, 46, 146–157

Riemannian geometry, IX:97–98

of stabilizing forces, XX:1320

statistics, XV:123–135

symmetry, XI:60–62

time and space, XV:7–19, 115–135

topology, XIII:153–160; XV:38–39; XV:38–40

truth in, IX:95–103; XV:137–159

tsitsit, XIX:77–91

Zeno’s paradoxes, XV:137–159

Matter and energy, I:35–40; IV:17–38; VI:62–63; XIV:67–69; XX:5364

essential unity of, VI:103–107, 143

in the genetic formation of the embryo, XVI:19–31

human heart, XII:113–119

motion, V:19–20

in photosynthesis, XIV:115–120

space-time, V:13–27

transfer of, V:25

Medical ethics (See Ethics; Halakhah)

Meditation, XXII:109-124; XXIII:171-186

and personality change, XVIII:75–89

brain function during, XIV:23–26; XVI:78, 192

Medved, David, PhD. “The Music of the Celestial Spheres,” XVII:155–169; “Cosmic Background Radiation: Does the Rakią Separate Matter from Antimatter?” XX:5364

Medved, Michael. "Recollections of Dave Medved, Pal and Patriarch," (B) XXIII:6-9


MemoryXXII:11–16, 35–36, 441–54, 55–67, 99–108

Menses, Avraham Jan. “On Klippot,” XII:197

Menses, Avraham Jan, about, XII:195–196; an appreciation of, XII:198–199

Messiah (See Mashiah)

Mezuza, V:88–89; X:109–114

Michelson, Prof. Daniel. “Codes in the Torah,” VI:7–39; “Codes in the Torah: A Reply to Prof. Hasofer,” IX:113–117

Midah k’neged midah (Measure for measure), V:35–37

Midrash, XIII:150–160

creative fiction based on, XI:74–75; XIII:219–222

Mindel, Rabbi Nissan, PhD. “What Is Torah Outlook?” I:47–55

Miracles, II:38, 63–64; XIII:150–151; XIV:123–130

laws of nature, V:62, XII:147–150; XIV:123–130

types of, XV:110

Mishnah, XXI:60–76, 78–87

Modesty, XII:171–173, 186–193; XVI:166–172

Months, meaning of the Hebrew, VIII:172–196; XV:7–19

Morali, Gilles-Avraham, MD. “Is It Time for Jewish Medicine?” XIX:49–66


genetic predestination and moral behavior, XVI:7–16

justification of, XII:129–139

Kant, XII:130–131, 135

lack of, XVI:143–151

moral qualities, VI:77–78; XXIII:110-126

moral responsibility, VI:144–145, 156–157; XIV:137–152, 158–159

Nietzsche, XII:135

Plato, XII:132, 134, 138–139

Moses, V:73–74; VI:10, 35; XIV:79, 123–130; XVI:166–167; XXII:73–74

Moshiah (See Mashiah)

Mothers, prayers of the Mothers for the rebuilding of the Temple, XIII:219–222

(See also Women)

Leah and Reuben, XXI:135–142

Music, VII:107–113

of the celestial spheres, XVII:155–169

Mutation, genetic (See Biology)

Mysticism and science, I:35–40; XVII:17–35, 129; VI:103107

Hasidism and science, II:41–49; IX:13–32, 36–37, 89–93; XI:49–68; XIV:115–120; XV:39–40, 43–55

(See also Kabbalah)

Nadborny, Nechama Sarah. “The Twelve Dimensions of Israel,” VIII:172–196


and Torah (See Torah and Nature)

control over, V:65

laws of, V:61–62; VI:117–19, 141–145, 156–157; XIII:13, 128; XIV:101–105

study and observation of, V:11, 17, 32

(See also Ecology)

unity in, I:23–24; II:36; III:8; VI:103–107, 143; XIV:57–65, 67–69; XV:137–159

Navon, Rabbi Mois. “The Psychology of Being Commanded,” XVIII:27–37; “Rav’s Beautiful Ratio: An Excursion into Aesthetics,” XIX:77–91

Neff, Estie. "Like a Stone: Scientific and Halakhic Solution to the Eighth-Month Infant Phenomenon," XXIII:56-70

Neurology (See Biology)

Newberg, Andrew, MD. “Neurophysiological Correlates of Meditation and Prayer,” XVI:192


belief in G-d, XI:115–120

metaphysics of, XI:110–113

Nissan, Ephraim, PhD. “The Shabbat Notepad: Saving Ideas that Occur on Shabbat,” XI:77–87

Noah, V:63; XIV:77–80; the Flood as caused by an asteroid, XV:32–33

“Notes on the B’Or Ha’Torah Family,” IV:100–102 (B)

November, Yehoshua. “Jewish Singles’ Weekend,” XIX:25 (P); “G-d’s Optimism,” XIX:67 (P)

Numerology (gematria), VII:22–40, 54, 72; VIII:93–103, 121–131; XV:7–19

Nutrition, VIII:73–85; X:69–73; XIV:127; XXI:30–31


Matest Agrest, XVI:190

Yael Avi-Yonah, XXII:8

Naftali Berg, IX:34–35

Cyril Domb, XXII:7–8

Benjamin Fain, XXIII:187-188

Velvl Greene, XXI:43

David Medved, XXIII:5-6

Hanoka, Yaacov XXI:43

Naftali Kravitsky, XI:8–9

Miriam Krichevsky, X:125

Avraham Kushelevsky, XI:6–7

Alvin Radkowsky, XIII:3

Tsvi Victor Saks, XVI:190

Menahem Mendel Schneerson, IX:13–32

Gedaliah Shaffer, XVIII:115

Olesky, Mordechai (Marc). “Torah and Photosynthesis: The Blueprint of Creation,” XIV:115–120

One, the meaning of the number, VII:22–40; VIII:93–103

Ophir (Offenbacher), Rabbi Natan, PhD. “The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Call for a Scientific Non-Hasidic Meditation,” XXII:109–124

Outer space

cultivation of plants in, XXI:163,168–169

life on other planets, XI:97–99; XIII:197; XIV:91–99

Lubavitcher Rebbe on, XI:89–94, 101–113

observing Jewish law in, VII:107–111

spaceflight, XIV:91–99

Padowitz, Rabbi Joel, MBA, CFA. "Heshbon Ha'Nefesh for the Twenty-First Century," XXIII:110-126

Parenting, IV:41–56; X:141–147; 149–152; XIII:212–213; XIV:154–157

special children, XII:176–177

planning gender of children, XXII:165–172; XXIII:91-92

Philosophy, II:57–74; IV:5–12; VI:109–120; XXIII:40-49

antiscience, II:51–55

duality, I:38–40; XIV:11–12; XVI:133–140

of the Enlightenment, XI:123–133

G-d and morality, XII:129–139; XVI:143–151; XXIII:110-126

objectivity, I:47–55; XV:62–70, 127–159; XV:62–73

ontology, XIII:67

relativism, I:21–33

scientism, II:51–55, 85; IV:62, VI:43; XII:144; XV:137–159

self-nullification, XVI:165–184; XVIII:27–37, 75–89

statistical evidence of G-d’s purpose, XV:129–135

suprarationality, II:57–4

teleology, II:47–48; XIII:10–12

truth consciousness, XIX:129–143

(See also Determinism)


acceleration and inertia, V:17–26

anthropic principle (AP), IX:26, 45–47; X:171–172; XI:41–44, 66; XVII:69–84

antimatter, XX:5464

atomic theory, VI:105–106; XV:64–65

Big Bang theory, II:45; III:8; IV:64–65; V:11; IX:44–45; XI:32–38; XVIII:149–168, 171–181; XX:54–58, 60, 62

and creation, XV:21–24; XVII:120; XVIII:149–168, 171–181

black holes, II:5–53

Carmeli and cosmological relativity, XI:22–23; XV:21–24

CERN accelerator in Geneva, XX:4350

chaos theory, IX:47–49; XVIII:179

complementarity, X:171

continuous field theory, VIII:95

contrast and energy levels, XIV:67–69

conservation of energy, XXIII:90-91

cosmic background radiation (CBR), XI:33–35; XX:57–58

cosmic sound, XVII:165–166

cosmology, V:7–11; XI:21–23, 32–40, 44; XV:21–24

biblical, V:7–11; XVIII:171–181

Heaven and Earth, XI:101–113

history of, V:7–11, IX:21–22, 38–40, 44

Jewish, IV:64–66; V:28–32; XX:534; XXII:131–133, 135–136: XXIII:28-39

lunar month, length of, XXII:128–131

modern, V:11–27; XV:21–24

physics of, V:7–11; XI:22–23; XIII:7–17, 19–37, 39–57, 63–68; XV:21–24; XVIII:171–181; XX:5364

De Broglie on quantum physics and time, XI:24–25; XV:65–66

decrease of the duration of each day of Creation, XI:36; XV:21–24

Einstein’s general theory of relativity, XIII:20–37, 42–43, 49; XIV:92–93; XV:43–55

Einstein’s principle of equivalence, XI:56–57

Einstein’s theory of special relativity, XI:22–23, 55–57; XV:22–23; XV:43–55

entropy, IV:24–28

expansion, II:44–45; V:12–14, 20–22, 27–28; XI:35–38; XIII:19–37, 63–68

four forces, XI:51–68

geocentrism, V:7–32; IX:26; X:165–167; XI:101–113; XIII:39–54, 59–61; XIV:91–99

gravitational constant, I:32–33

gravitational waves, XVII:163–165

gravity, XIII:39–61

GTR vs. Copenhagen School, III:26–28; XV:62–72

Hawking, critique of, XXIII:40-49

hidden variables, II:42

Hubble constant, XIII:21–26; Hubble time, XV:22–23

human consciousness and physical reality, XIII:38–54; XV:63–72XVI:153–163

impact theory (asteroid theory), XIII:87–93, 100–101

inertia, XIII:46–51

and Kabbalah, I:35–40; VI:103–107; XI:49–68; XIII:8–9, 19–37, 39–57, 123–136

laser technology and engraving of the Ten Commandments, XV:187–191

L–energy and cardio–energetics, XII:115–116

Mach’s principle, V:20–25; XIII:48–49

nuclear reactor pollution free, XIII:3

paradox of non–locality, XV:66–67

pulse conservation, XIII:60

quantum electrodynamics, I:38

quantum jump, II:54–55

quantum mechanics, I:37–40; XI:24–25, 58–60; XV:63–70; XVIII:149–168

quantum metaphysics, XIII:10–17, 29–37, 51–53, 131–136; XV:63–70; XVII:115–121

quantum theory, III:8, 26–27; VI:105–106, 141, 146–157; IX:24–25, 35–49; XIII:29–37, 39–57

history and paradoxes of, XV:63–70; XVIII:149–168

string theory, XX:49

quantum vacuum and creation, XVII:119

quark confinement, XI:32–35, 58

radioactivity, II:34–35; X:173–176; XIII:91–93; XX:47

randomness, VI:14–39, 46, 146–157

red shift, II:44; XI:34–35

relativity, I:26–27; IX:21–22

general theory of, II:43–45, 53–54; V:9, 11–27; VI:105, 110; XIII:20–37, 42–43, 49; XIV:92–93

special theory of, I:38–63, 65–66; VIII:8, 83, 182–183, 185–186; XV:22–23; XVIII:149–168

role of the human observer, XIII:29–37, 39–57; XV:62–72; XVI:153–159; XVIII:149–168

rotation, V:11–12, 24–26

space–time continuum, II:45–46, 53–54, IV:19–20; XI:22–25, 31–38; XIV:92–93; XV:47–55

standard model, XI:60–66

steady state theory, IV:64–65

superstring theory, XI:60–67

symmetry, XI:60–62

system of reference, XIII:39–54, 59–61; XV:62–72

teleo–derived big bang, XIII:7–17, 21–35

Theory of Everything, XI:49–68

time, relative and absolute, XI:21–28; XV:43–55

“twin paradox” of special relativity, XI:27–28, 56; XV:43–55

unified field theory, VI:110, 119

von Neuman on wave function, XV:67–69

worm hole, XI:67

(See also Cosmology; Creation; Geocentrism; Light; Matter and energy; Relativity; Space–time; Universe)

Pines, Elliot M. “Torah, Reality, and the Scientific Model—Removing the Blindfold of Scientism,” XV:137–159; and Prof. Isaac Elishakoff, “Do Scripture and Mathematics Disagree on the Number π?” XVII:133–153

Pinsky, Natan. “A New Method of Calculating the Christian Date of Rosh Hashana,” IX:107–111

Poltorak, Alexander, PhD. “Mezuza—the Arrow in Life,” X:109–114; “On the Age of the Universe,” XIII:19–36; “Creatio ex Nihilo, Number Theory, Quantum Vacuum, and the Big Bang,” XVII:115–121; “The Age of the Universe: Using the Many–Worlds Interpretation,” XVIII:149–168

Poltorak, Leah, MS. “On the Embryological Foresight of the Talmud,” XIX:19–24

Poupko, Chana. “Chochma, Bina and Homemaking,” V:95–98

Prayer, IV:6; V:74–80, 145–160; VI:59–69; VII:147–150; XIII:213; XIV:5–8, 23–26, 83–89

and the dangerously ill, IX:62; XVI:95–104, 107–121, 153–159

collective, V:77; VI:65–66; XVI:153–159

cosmic, VI:60–69

physician’s prayer, XVIII:101–103

silence in, V:78

women’s tkhinot, V:145–160; XIII:219–222

Prisoners, behavior modification of, XII:124–126; XXIII:24-25

Prophecy, XIII:71–85

Proofreading scripture, VII:53–55

Psychology, IV:41–56, 73

acute stress disorder and Birkat Ha’Gomel, XVIII:59–71

analytical, XVIII:5–11

conflict with religion, XV:162–164; XVIII:15–25

cotherapy (mother-father model), XIV:154–157

communal support for trauma victims, XVIII:59–71

definitions of self, XV:77–78


ego and the eternal self (soul), VI:73–78; XV:75–83; XVIII:5–12

egoism, II:71–72

ego of a wicked man, V:71–72, 79–80

subjugation of ego, V:75, 79–81; VI:79–80; XIV:83–89; XVI:165–184; XVIII:27–37

Freud, XVIII:49–56; XXI:135–137

hasidic, XVIII:5–11

homosexuality, XIV:137–152, 158–159

individuation, XVIII:5–11

infertility, XV:182–191

Jewish approach to psychoanalysis, VII:90–94; XVIII:15–25, 49–56, 39–47

Jewish psychotherapy, VI:71–80, XVIII:39–47

Jung, Carl, XVIII:5–11

meditation, XXII:109-124; XXIII:171-185

mental health services and the religious community of Jerusalem, VII:81–86

moral qualities, VI:77–78; XIII:183–190; XVI:7–16; XXIII:110-126

object relations theory, XVIII:75–89

oedipus complex and Reuben, XXI:135–142

permissiveness, VI:72; XIV:137–152

personal development and spiritual growth, V:53–58, 96, 105; XIII:217; XIV:5–8, 11–20, 16–17, 23–26, 83–89; XVIII:7–11; 25–37, 39–47, 75–89; XXIII:110-128

vis-à-vis sociology, XV:75–83; XXIII:110-126

vis-à-vis tahorah and tumah (ritual purity and impurity), XV:162–173

psychic dreams, XVIII:91–99

psychological analysis of human personality, XVI:135–139; XVIII:5–12, 49–56, 75–89; XXI: 135-142

self transcendence and obeying G-d’s Will, XVIII:27–37

Spero, Moshe Halevi and the psychology of the G-d relationship, XVIII:75,78–89

Torah attitudes towards psychotherapy, XVIII:15–25, 39–47

Torah way of behavior modification, XII:122–126; XIII:183–190, 216; XIV:5–8, 16–17, 83–89, 154–157, 158–159; XVIII:39–47, 75–89; XXII:99–108: XXIII:18-27, 110-126

unconscious mind, XVIII:5–12, 40–41

Public health and ethics (See Health)

Rabbinic sources, VIII:199–207; IX:133–137

Rabinowitz, Aaron, PhD. “Torah, Spirituality, and Psychotherapy,” XVIII:39–47

Rabinowitz, Avi, PhD. “Geocentrism,” V:7–32; “The Cosmic Prayer Connection,” VI:59–69; “Free Will,” VI:141–157; “And G-d Said, ‘Let There Have Been a Big Bang,’” XIII:7–17; “The Challenge of Human Duality: to Acknowledge Divine Unity,” XVI:133–140

Radkowsky, Prof. Alvin. “The Faith of an Orthodox Jewish Scientist Revisited,” I:21–23; Letter to the Editor, VII:71–76; IX:130–131; “The Yeshiva as a Place of Secular Learning,” X:169–172;

Radkowsky, Prof. Alvin, obituary, XIII:3

Rambam (See Maimonides, Moses)

Rationality, II:57–74; VI:109–120; XV:137–159

Redemption, VIII:83–84, 178; XIII:123–136; XIV:104–105; XVI:145–150; XXIII:129-137

calculation of the final redemption, XV:115–135;

Reisman, Samuel. "Hemophilia in Jewish Traditions and Genomes," XXIII:71-83

Relativity (See Physics)

Reward and punishment, VII:13–14, 17, 19; VIII:28–29

Richter, George. “The Consciousness of Earth,” VII:117–130

Rosenbloom, Prof. Paul. “What We Cannot Know,” III:5–11

Rosner, Prof. Fred, MD, FACP. “Genetic Screening, Genetic Therapy, and Cloning in Judaism,” XII:17–29; “Moses Maimonides the Physician,” XVI:57–104; “Jewish Medical Ethics for the Student and Practitioner,” XIX:43–46; “Medical and/or Dental Emergencies on the Sabbath,” XX:109115; “Who Owns Genetic and Other Medical Information? The Jewish View,” XXI:45–58; "Good Dogs and Bad Dogs in Jewish Law," XXIII:163-169

Rozen, Rabbi Yitshak Yehuda. “The Lubavitcher Rebbe on Outer Space,” XI:89–94

Ruderman, Raphael. “Like the Leaves on the Willow Tree,” XI:74–75 (F). Poems on the Six Days of Creation, XI:19, 39, 44, 45, and 196 (P)

Russia (See Europe)

Sabbath, IV:32–33; VIII:108; XIII:13; XIV:109

boneh, XXII:173–182

boundary, XXI:103–111

care of eighth-month babies on, XXIII:56-70

computer writing on, XX:6774

cooking with a chemical kit on, XX:7584

grama (electric switch), XXI:112–123

medical and dental emergencies on, XX:109115

memo-keeping on, XI:77–87

microphone use on, XX:8587

thermal sensors on, XXII:1731–79

and time, XI:71–73; XV:15–16; XV:7–19, 115–135

Sacred (definition of), XIII:165

(See also Holiness)

Sacrifices, XIII:81

Sachs, Prof. Mendel. “Antiscience within Science,” II:51–55; “On a Scientist’s Comprehension of the Universe,” III:23–28; “On Ideas of Physics and Kabbala,” VI:103–107

Saks, Prof. Tsvi Victor. “On the Nature of Truth in Mathematics,” IX:95–103; “Different Levels of Infinity in Torah and Mathematics,” XIII:113–120; “The Unity of Time,” XV:35–40; “Can Machines Think?” XVII:123–130

Saks, Prof. Tsvi Victor, obituary, XVI:190

Sambatyon River, VI:127–133

Scapegoat (Yom Kippur ritual), XV:167–168

Samuelson, Prof. Norbert. “Creation and the Symbiosis of Science and Judaism,” XIII:63–68

Schmidt, Shira Leibowitz. “Men=Women? Men: Difference Deniers and Difference Celebrators,” XII:185–193

Schneerson, Rabbi Menachem Mendel. “Greetings to the International Seminar on Jewish Mysticism,” II:5–6; “Activating the Giants,” II:9–14; and Prof. Cyril Domb, “A Correspondence with Rabbi Menahem Mendel Schneerson,” XVIII:182–192

Schneerson, Rabbi Menahem Mendel, XXIII:171-185

dedication to, by Herman Branover, IX:13–32

 “The Lubavitcher Rebbe on Science and Technology,” by Herman Branover, IX:13–32

 Commentary on two letters by the Rebbe on the nature of time, XV:42–55

 “The Lubavitcher Rebbe’s Call for a Scientific Non-Hasidic Meditation,” by Natan Ophir (Offenbacher) XXII:109–123

Schneerson, Rabbi Yosef Yitshak, XXIII:25-26

Schlesinger, Prof. G.N. “Musings on (the Logic of) Repentance,” VII:13–19; “Aging and the Quality of Life,” IX:75–79

Schneider, Susan (Sarah Yehudit). “Evolution—Form and Consciousness,” IV:15–38; “The Underside of Creative Expression,” VII:97–105; “Women’s Rights in the Torah: The Daughters of Tslofhad,” XI:177–182; “The Evolving Feminine: An Enlightened View from Kabbalah,” XVIII:135–146

Schroeder, Prof. Gerald. “Time and the Age of our Universe,” XI:31–38

Schussheim, Eli, MD, and Rabbi Eliezer Waldenberg. “Should Jewish Law Forbid Smoking?” VIII:57–70

Schwarcz, Vera. “The Soul Is No Flat Terrain,” X:49 (P); “There Are Good Reasons to Hide the Light,” X:89 (P); “On a Dog-Chewed Page,” X:156 (P); “Wind-Blown Holler,” X:156 (P); “I Used to Swim toward our Child,” X:157 (P); “On the First Day of Her Freedom,” X:157 (P); “The White Button,” X:158 (P); “Where Hope Coils, Curdles, Claws,” XIII:191 (P); “The Garden of the Soul: Historical Memory and Personal Identity,” XV:57–60; “Where Azure Reigned,” XV:61 (P);“Maps,” XVI:123 (P); “Gratitude,” XVI:131 (P); “Truth Consciousness: Inner Landscapes of Authenticity in Chinese and Jewish Tradition,” XIX:129–143; “Traveler’s Prayer,” XX:146147 (P); “The Youtai Jewish Spark in China,” XXI: 143-154; “Mute Speech,” XXII:10 (P); “Hear Israel,” XXII:inside back cover (P), “The Dalai Lama's Call to Open the Jewish Wellsprings,” XXII:124; "The Art of Listening: Jewish and Chinese Views of Aging," XXIII:147-161

Schwarz, Meier, XXI:161–176 (B)

Schwarz, Prof. Meier (rendered by Ilana Attia). “Soilless Agriculture: from Shmittah Observance to Outer Space,” XXI:161–176

Schwarz, Miriam. “Blood, Wine, and Childbirth: A Commentary on Leviticus Chapter 12,” X:133–139


conflict with religion, IX:3–32, XII:143–144; XV:137–159; XVIII:171–181; XXI:155-158; XXIII:40-49

limitations of, II:51–55, 81–90; III:5–11, 23–28; VI:49–56; IX:13–32; XIV:5–8; XV:137–159; XXII:2939, 137150,

origins of modern science, XI:115–120; XIV:101–105; XV:127–159

scientific revolutions, XII:142–143; XIV:12; XV:127–159

Scientific method, II:51–52, 58–60; III:5–11, 14, 25–26; XIV:101–105; XV:137–159

extrapolation, II:34–36; III:7–8, 10; IX:22–23; XIII:10–13

versus revelation, II:89

Seltzer, Rabbi Arthur, PhD. “Cardio-Energetics and the Kabbala,” XII:113–119; “Human Aging: The Journey of Soul Return,” XIV:83–89; “Individuation and the Benoni,” XVIII:5–12

Shaffer, Gedaliah. “Modern Physics and Jewish Mysticism,” I:35–40

Shaffer, Gedaliah, obituary, XVIII:115

Shamir, X:173–176; XIV:63

Shapiro, Sarah. “Some Thoughts on the Burning Flames,” X:153–155 (B)

Sharon, Erez. “Writing on Shabbat Using a Computer,” XX:6774

Shecter, Barry. “Fear of Trembling,” VI:189–191 (F); “The Selling of Asher Feiffil,” V:137–142 (F)

Sheldon, Esther. “My G-d, I’m Liberated,” IV:99 (P)

Shloush, Chana. “Shekhina at the Kotel,” XII:194 (P)

Shma Yisrael, mathematical structure of, VII:23, 25, 27, 39

Silence, V:70, 73

in the Amidah prayer, V:78

Silman, Prof. Shimon. “A System of Logic for Messianic Phenomena,” XIII:123–136

Simon, Prof. Edward. Review of Not by Chance: Shattering the Modern Theory of Evolution by L. Spetner, XIII:108–111

Sinai, II:38, 62; XIV:97, 124–126

Smoking, VIII:57–89; IX:129–130; XII:100–101

Sociology, the role of G-d in, II:75–78; sociology of religion, XIII:163–171; concept of self, XV:75–83

Sokolik, Haim, PhD. “Four Fables,” II:93–96 (F)

Soldiers, Jewish, III:49–59

Song of Songs, commentary on, IV:5–12; XIV:138

Soul, I:41–45; II:69–71; IV:5–12, 29, 31, 38; VI:61–66, 103–107; VII:61, 103–105; VIII:76–77, 83; XII:44–45; XIV:5–8; XXII:1116, 1728, 2939, 4154, 5567,99108

aspects of, XII:121–126; XIV:11–20, 23–26, 83–89; XVI:116–120, 134–139; XVIII:75–89; XX:15, 19–20

consciousness, IV:15–38; VIII:95; XIV:23–26, 67–69, 83–89; XV:7–19; XVIII:5–12

correlation with the kabbalistic sfirot, XII:116–119

dimension of, X:111–112

divine vs. animal, XII:44–65, 118, 121–124; XVI:137; XVIII:5–12

relation to body, XII:44–47; XIV:11–20, 23–26, 83–89; XVI:69–81; XXII:1116, 1728, 2939, 4154, 5567,99108

sociological definitions of, XV:75–83

spaceflight as analogy, XI:94; XIV:91–99

three levels of consciousness, XV:7–8

Spero, Prof. Samuel W. “The Princeton Engineering Anomalies Research Project and Healing Prayer,” XVI:153–163; “The Maimonides Hospital Experiments and Psychic Dreams,” XVIII:91–99

Spetner, Lee M., PhD. “The Evolutionary Doctrine,” II:17–25; “Information Theory Considerations of Organic Evolution,” II:27–30; “Organic Evolution in the Twenty–First Century,” XIV:43–55;  “Teaching Evolution in Jewish Schools,” XVII:5–14

Spinoza, XXIII:40-41

    weakness of his explanation of finitude, XI:12–14

Steinberg, Avraham, Rabbi Prof., MD. “Free Will versus Determinism in Bioethics,” VIII:17–24; “What Is Jewish Medical Ethics?” VIII:13–15; “Stem Cell Research,” XIX:9–17; “Health Legislation in Israel—Halakhic Perspectives,” XX:127138; “Designing Babies—Halakhic Perspectives,” XXI:13-23; “The Biological Interface of the Brain and the Soul,” XXII:29-39; "The Physician's Prayer," XXIII:50-55

Sterman, Baruch, PhD. “The Meaning of Tekhelet,” XI:185–195

Stier, Prof. Oren Baruch. “CLICking on Redemption: Reflections on Jews and Judaism in Cyberspace,” XVII:171–181; “From Memory to Oblivion? The Future of the Holocaust,” XXII:7586

Stolper, Rabbi Pinchas. Letter to the Editor, IX:128

Strikovsky, Rabbi Aryeh, PhD. “Suffering for the Land of Israel,” VII:57–69; “G-d, Man, and Tree,” X:25–29; “The Biblical History of Rainfall and Irrigation,” X:51–57

Suffering, VII:14; VIII:10; XVI: 175–178

for the Land of Israel, VII:57–69

stress and disease, XIV:13–17

Sukkot, VI:174–176

Symbolism, XIII:73–82

Synagogue, architecture and archeology, VI:83–98

Tabernacle, VI:87; XIV:97

Tamar, XV:183

Tauber, Yanki. “The Fluidity of Life: Based on the Notebooks of Rabbi Menahem Mendel Schneerson,” X:59–67; “Inside Time: Based on Talks by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi M.M. Schneerson,” XI:69–73

Temple, VI:83–98; XIII:128, 150–152, 219–222

future source of water and healing, X:51–57

“molten sea” water basin, XVII:133–153

Second, VI:83–98

sotah ritual at, XV:180–181

stonecutting for, X:173–176; XIV:63

Tenen, Stan. “Man Bites Dog,” XIV:67–69; “The One No Thing,” XVII:131 (P)

Tendler, Rabbi Prof. Moshe Dovid. “Cell and Organ Transplantation: The Torah Perspective,” XII:31–40; “On the Interface: Immutable Torah, Unchanging Laws of Nature, Ever–Changing Understanding of These Laws,” XIV:57–65; “Genetic Predestination and Free Will: The Judeo-Biblical Perspective on Moral Behavior,” XVI:7–16; “Rabbinic Silence: Intelligent Design,” XVII:87–94; “Behavioral Genetics and Free Will—on a Collision Course?,” XXI:35-42; “The Life-Long Study of the Individual—The Halakhic and Biological Stages of Life,” XXII:17–27

Tokayer, Marilyn. “Parental Attitude and Child Development,” X:141–145; “Response to Rabbi Bulka’s Comments,” X:149–152


behavior modification, XII:121–126; XIV:158–159; XVI:7–16; XVIII:39–47; XXII:99108

business ethics, XIX:109–114; XXI:8995

codes in, VI:7–39; VII:71–72; 77–78; VIII:121–131; IX:113–117, 119–122, 125–126, 128–129; XIII:193–201

complex systems, XIX:93–107

concept of self, XV:79–80; XVIII:5–12, 75–89

creation, XI:26–28; XIII:7–17, 19–37, 39–57, 63–68, 71–85; XIV:115–120; XV:115–135; XVIII:171–181; XXIII:28-39, 96-109

dreams in, XVIII:91–99

embryological foresight, XIX:19–24

economic systems, V:61–66; VIII:113–119; IX:83–87; XXI:89–95

fine arts, V:58

gender determination, XIX:19–24, 27–35

homeostasis, V:35–37

infertility, XV:181–188

literature, XI:165–172

longevity in Genesis, XIV:73–81

marriage, XIX:37–42; XXI:6076, 7887, 135142

morality, XII:129–139; XIV:137–152, XVI:7–16; XXIII:110-126

more than one? XIII:196–199

nature, IV:72; X:25–29, 51–57; XI:104–105; XIV:57–65, 67–69, 70–71; XV:137–159; XXII:125136; XXIII:28-39; 85-95, 96-109

outlook, I:47–55; XV:137–159

photosynthesis, XIV:115–120; XXIII:37-38

population count at Mount Sinai, XV:105–112

quantum physics, I:24; XI:26–28; XIII:7–17, 19–37, 39–57, 63–68; XVIII:149–168

sabbatical year, XXI:161176; XXIII:102

Samaritan, VI:23–24, 32–33

science, V:7–11, 27–32; VI:49–56; VIII:145–151; IX:13–32, 35–49, 89–93; XI:31–38, 104–113; XIV:5–8, 57–65, 67–69, 101–105; XV:137–159; XVII:17–35 XVIII:182–192; XXII;125136; XXIII:85-95

(See also Halakhah; Ethics)

social sciences, XV:75–83; XVI:143–151

sotah (the suspected adulteress), XV:179–188

the Flood, XIII:87–93; XV:32–33: XXIII:99-100

tahorah and tumah, XV:161–173; XXI:92–102

amount of water required for mikveh, XV:175–177

time and space, XI:26–28, 31–38; XIV:5–8; XVII:17–35

versus communism, VI:54–55

versus magic, XII:61

Western civilization, V:53–58; XIV:137–152

women, XI:177–182–72, 77–78; VIII:121–131; IX:113–117, 119–122, 125–126, 128–129; XI:147–154; XI:147–154; XV:179–186; XVIII:135–146; XXI:6076, 7887, 135142

Tribes of Israel, VI:127–133; VIII:166–190; XV:104–112; XXI:135-142

Truth, IX:95–103; X:84–87; XIII:123–136; XV:137–159; XIX:129–143

Tsadakah (charity), VII:58–59; VIII:117–118; X:91–96, 99–106; XII:175

Tsaddikim (righteous people)

actions of, V:71; XIV:87–88

and time, XV:11–15

telling stories about, V:69–82

thoughts of, V:72

Tsitsit, XIX:77–91

Twerski, Rabbi Avraham, MD. “How Prayer and Faith Affect Health,” XVI:95–105

Twersky-Cassel, Shira. “Return to Chernobyl 2006,” XX:4041 (P); “Year of the Swift,” XX:51 (P); “Conversations with Birds,” XX:65 (P); "Conversations with Birds," XXIII:27 (P); "Sister Swift," XXIII:127 (P); "Swifts of the Western Wall," XXIII:186 (P); "Review of 'Legends of Wandering and Return' by Shira Twersky-Cassel," XXIII:189

Twins, monozygotic, XII:47–52, 74

Udelson, Prof. Yoseph. “Worlds of Difference,” V:53–58; “Solomon Maimon: A Second Look at the Enlightenment,” XI:123–133

Unity, V:87–93; VI:106, 110–120; XII:49–73; XIV:10–20, 57–65, 66–69

of G-d, X:83–88; XIV:57–65, 66–69; XVI:133–140; XVII:129

with G-d, ratso v’shov, I:38–39; XV:17–18

of the universe, according to physics and Maimonides, XV:63–72


age of, I:32–33; II:29–30, 33–37; III:16; XIII:19–37; XVIII:149–168, 171–181, 185–187, 189

blueprint of, IV:21–22; XIII:7–17; XIV:101–105, 115–120; XV:115–135: XXIII:28-39

center of, V:7–32; XIII:39–54, 59–61; XIV:91–99; XVIII:184

comprehending its structure, III:23–28, IX:21–22; XX:4350

expansion and finiteness/infinity of, II:44–45; V:12–14, 20–22, 27–28; XI:35–38; XIII:19–37; 63–68; XIV:67–69

purpose of, V:28; XIII:7–17, 39–54; XIV:91–99; XV:115–135

(See also Cosmology; Geocentrism)

Vogel, Prof. Dan. “Torah and the Literary Imagination,” XI:165–172; “Franz Kafka’s Foreboding of the Holocaust and His Late Thirst for Judaism,” XIX:145–160

Vows, XIII:142

Wahrman, Prof. Miryam Z. “Human Cloning: Is it Kosher?” XII:5–14; “Judging Genes,” XIV:29–41; “Kosher Pork and Treife Tomatoes,” XVI:27–55; “DNA Markers That Illuminate Israelite Jewish Migration,” XVII:97–112

Waldenberg, Rabbi Eliezer Yehuda. “Should Jewish Law Forbid Smoking?” VIII:57–89; Letter to the Editor, IX:129–130

Warter, Carlos, MD. “Neurotheology,” XIV:23–26


and agriculture, XXI:161-176

as metaphor for Torah and life, X:59–67

density of, II:47; IX:45–46

evaporation-condensation cycle, XXIII:94

in healing, X:41–48

rainfall and irrigation, X:51–57

sea currents, XXIII:93-94

Wedding Songs from Cochin, XX:100 (P)

Weddings, Jewish, II:99–104 (B)

Weiss, Steve. Letter to the Editor, X:163–164

Weitzman, Rabbi Gideon. “Is Gender Determined by External Organs or by Genes?” XIX:27–35

“Who Knows One?” mathematical patterns in the Passover song, VIII:93–103

Wiederkehr-pollack, Prof. Gloria. “Self Nullification: The Paradox of Surrender and Permanence,” XVI:165–184

Wine, VI:173–176

Wisemon, Rabbi Carmi, MSW. “Corporate Stumbling Blocks and Blind Consumers,” XIX:109–114

Wolff, Akiva. “Judaism and the Modern Concept of Sustainability,” XIV:107–112; “The Principle of Bal Tashhit as an Explanatory Tool for Resolving the Conflict between Cornucopians and Doomsayers,” XX:2339


archetype in kabbalah, XVIII:135–146

books by and about, XIII:209–215

breastfeeding, XIII:173–180

childbirth, X:133–139; XIII:212; XV:179–186; XXIII:56-70

commandments and halakhah, V:101, 105–108; XIII:214

dancing, X:153–155

differences between women and men, XII:185–193; XIV:154–157; XVIII:135–146

education, I:59–69; V:95–108

home vs. career, V:96–98

infertility, XV:179–186

marriage, XII:173–178, 193; XIII:211; XIV:154–157

marriage contracts of three wives of the same husband, XXI:6076, 7887

marriage laws, X:127–130; XIII:173–180

modesty, I:65; XII:171–173

parenting, X:141–147; XIV:154–157

prayers for, XIII:213–214

prayers of the Mothers for Rebuilding the Temple, XIII:219–222

redemption, VI:135–138

role of, I:3–19; XVIII:135–146

sotah (the suspected adulteress), XV:179–188

Torah learning, V:103, 105–108; VI:137–138

Tslofhad daughters’ claim for inheritance, XI:177–182

Yahalom, Shaul. “Shabbat Switch for the Israel Defense Forces,” XXI:60-112-123

Yavin, Prof. Yaakov. “How Much Water Has to Flow into the Mikveh? A Mathematical Solution,” XV:175–177

Yehezkael, Raphael, PhD. “Lending without Interest in a Jewish State,” XIII:203–206; “Encouraging Honesty—Discouraging Fraud: Matters for Discussion,” XXI:89–95

Yehudah Halevi, XXIII:138-146

Yisrael, Yosef Yitzchak. “Ha’Ari,” IV:94 (P)

Yust, Merav, and Renanah Altman.  “Passing within the Field of View of Thermal Sensors that Activate Electric Lights on Shabbat,” (Poster Paper), XXII:173–182

Zakis, Prof. Juris. “Give Me a Place to Stand,” XIII:59–61

Zeiger, Prof. Eliezer. “Torah and Science: From Elokim to Havaya, Part I,” IX:89–93; “Torah and Science: From Elokim to Havaya, Part II,” X:83–88; “Time, Space, and Consciousness,” XV:7–19; “A Unified View of Torah and Evolution,” XVII:17–35

Zilberstein, Rabbi Yitzchak. “Answers to Five Bioethics Questions Raised by Doctors and Medical Students,” VIII:7–11

Zimmerman, Deena, MD. “Lactational Amenorrhea and Mesuleket Damim—A Medical Halakhic Analysis,” XIII:173–181

Zisken, Felice Kahn, “Vatikin,” XV:42 (P)

Zitter, Perry. “Shabbat,” XVII:192 (P); “One,” XXI:6 (P)

Zukin, Prof. Yossef Marcio. “Artificial, Human, and Infinite Intelligence,” XIII:139–147; “Complex Adaptive Systems in the Light of the Torah,” XIX:93–107