In March 2006, Rav Aharon Schechter of Yeshivah Chaim Berlin was invited to Bnei Yeshurun in Teaneck, along with Rav Aharon Feldman and Rav Mattisyahu Solomon. Click here for the poster advertising the event, and here for the satirical poster produced in response. He was asked about conflicts between Torah and science in light of the then-recent ban on Rabbi Slifkin's books. Here is a video clip showing his response.

Video clip, Part One:

Part Two:

Click here to download the entire video file in WMV format, 40 meg

One response to Rav Schechter's point is to be found in the writings of Rav Dovid Tzvi Hoffman:

The Sages did not permit their investigations into creation to be made public, but since science has revealed all the results of its own investigations to everyone - results that are likely to shake faith in the truth of Scripture - we are obligated to bring the hints of the Sages to light... In many places, and especially in the book of the Zohar, it is proven that the expression "day," as it appears in the account of Creation, is not to be understood as an ordinary human day of 24 hours, but rather the intent is to the day of God, which lasts 1000 years - that is to say, a day that lasts for an undefined length of time. (Rabbi Dovid Tzvi Hoffman, Commentary to Genesis, p. 48)

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