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soc.culture.jewish FAQ: Jewish Thought (6/12)
Section - Question 12.5: Can one be Orthodox and a scientist too?

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                                  Answer:
   
   Definitely! The [5]Association of Orthodox Jewish Scientists
   ([6]http://www.aojs.org/) publishes a quarterly, Intercom, that deals
   with ethical, technical, practical, and philosophical issues. You can
   contact AOJS at [7]INFO@AOJS.ORG 
   
   There is an institute in Israel devoted to using modern technology
   within Halachic constraints. One example of their products is a
   Sabbath telephone that doctors can use in an emergency without fear of
   violating the laws of the Torah.
   
   Tzomet (Tzivtei Mada V'Torah), a similar institute in Gush Etzion, can
   be reached at:
   
    Tzomet
    Alon Shvut
    Gush Etzion 90940
    ISRAEL
    TEL +972-2-931-442
    FAX +972-2-931-889

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