2014 January-February

How Has Jewish Thought Influenced Science?

19:25 31 July in 2014 January-February, Arts & Culture, Big Questions, Jewish World

How has Jewish thinking influenced science? Moment poses the question to scientists and scholars Yehuda Bauer, Jonathan Ben-Dov, Edward Bormashenko, Jeremy Brown, Allison Coudert, Noah Efron, Shmuel Feiner, Gad Freudenthal, Rebecca Newberger Goldstein, Susan Greenfield, Menachem Kellner, Daniel Matt, Judea Pearl, Jonathan Sacks, Gerald Schroeder,...

Book Review // Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books

16:52 11 February in 2014 January-February, Arts & Culture, Jewish World

Life Beyond Portnoy By Alan Stone Roth Unbound: A Writer and His Books Claudia Roth Pierpont Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013, pp. 353, $27.00   [dropcap]P[/dropcap]hilip Roth’s pen has finally run dry, and he has announced his retirement. As if to commemorate that event, Claudia Roth Pierpont—no relation, but a good friend and...