G0d spelled with a zer0? Kabbalistic and Scientific reasons why

Rabbi Ari Cartun

11 a.m., February 24, 2019

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The speaker, Rabbi Ari Cartun was, for 21 years, the Hillel Rabbi at Stanford University, and, for 19 years after that, rabbi of Congregation Etz Chayim in Palo Alto.

He is finishing the editing of a book using computer and internet analogies to Jewish thought, titled “Mindware for a G0dwrestler: Jewish Thought in the Age of Thinking Machines”.

Rabbi Cartun and Evangelical Pastor, Danielle Parish (whose Spark Church meets at Etz Chayim) podcast on Jewish and Christian thought at https://www.rabbiandpastor.net/podcast. They are currently casting pods chapter by chapter through Genesis.

A frustrated chemist who took a right turn into the rabbinate, in his spare time he reads all the science he can get. He considers science to be the original language in which the Book of Genesis was written.

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