Is technology just a gadget in our pocket, or can it be a tool to connect us with the divine? Rabbi Michael Mellen looks at how technology, when used well, can help us fulfill our spiritual potential and fin... d wholeness in our lives. See lessSee more
The Rest is Commentary
In October 2014, Sinai and Synapses partnered with ELI Talks to present three dynamic talks about Judaism and science. ELI Talks are 12 minute presentations covering innovative ideas and inspiring concepts exploring Jewish engagement, literacy and identity.
INTERVIEW Technology so pervades our culture that it's sobering to consider how poorly we understand it. How do new tools and techniques arise? What principles guide their evolution? And how does their existence inform the larger economy? In The Nature of Technology (Free Press, $27), economist W.
In this wide-ranging, thought-provoking talk, Kevin Kelly muses on what technology means in our lives -- from its impact at the personal level to its place in the cosmos.
Rabbi Michael Mellen is an executive coach, trainer, facilitator, and speaker with a focus on leadership development and building relationships within organizations. Rabbi Mellen’s clients range from independent entrepreneurs and synagogue educators to summer camp directors and organizational executives. Prior to founding Lynx Coaching, he served as a congregational rabbi and educator, Director of Youth Programs for the URJ, and as a consultant and coach in congregational and organizational settings with the Jewish Education Project. He received rabbinic ordination from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.