Author Archives: Gil Student

Portraits of Rabbinic Women

by Faigy Grunfeld Many rebbetzins of the past were dynamic, Jewishly knowledgeable women who were invaluable partners to their rabbinic husbands. Article in Jewish Action magazine: Rebbetzin. A relatively modern word but a fairly ancient role. Sometimes she earned an officious title, like fourteenth-century Ceti of Saragossa who is referred to as “Rabess of the female Jews” in Spanish documents; ...

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We have seen the future, and it looks Orthodox | Jewish Telegraphic Agency We have seen the future, and it looks Orthodox Formerly Orthodox, This Jewish Feminist Leader Found A New Home In Reform | Jewish Week Formerly Orthodox, This Jewish Feminist Leader Found A New Home In Reform Jewish media company puts biblical spin on news for evangelical Christians ...

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Exploring the Power Of Prayer – Jewish Action Special section with multiple articles – Exploring the Power Of Prayer – Jewish Action Fall 2017(5778) Archives – Jewish Action Fall 2017(5778) – Jewish Action The YU Lamdan Rosh Hashanah issue – The YU Lamdan Orthodox Homes Move Beyond Timers This looks interesting – Orthodox Homes Move Beyond Timers https://www.jewishlinknj.com/features/20641-orthodox-homes-move-beyond-timers-2 Rabbis and ...

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Spanning the Spectrum of Prayer

by R. Gil Student Aficionados of all kinds agree that the more you understand something, the more you appreciate it. The ability to distinguish between works of art or bottles of wine allows you to recognize their varying attributes and the hard work that went into making them. In an English translation of one of the books he wrote personally, ...

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YUTorah Online – Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur To-Go . Why Israel went wild over $1,000-plus crocodile-skin kippas Horrifying consumerism – Why Israel went wild over $1,000-plus crocodile-skin kippas A Yom Kippur tradition in Amsterdam dates back to the invention of electricity | Jewish Telegraphic Agency A Yom Kippur tradition in Amsterdam dates back to the invention of electricity Conservative ...

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A Communal Cheshbon HaNefesh: Taking Stock of the Orthodox Community A Communal Cheshbon HaNefesh:  Taking Stock of the Orthodox Community A Jewish Father responds to his critics | A Jewish Father | The Blogs | The Times of Israel Rightly angry although I disagree with a lot of his points and his conclusion of sending his kids to a non-Jewish ...

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Newspapers on Shabbos

by R. Gil Student I. Orthodox Newspapers The powerful industry of print media is crumbling under the weight of the internet but no one seems to have informed the Orthodox Jewish community, whose magazines and newspapers are flourishing. The reason is two-fold. General newspapers do not conform to the same standards as Orthodox Jews and often promote views or discuss ...

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Jewish living and Jewish education…priceless! | Rona Milch Novick | The Blogs | The Times of Israel R Novick – Jewish living and Jewish education…priceless! Kashering Elephants and Donkeys – Hamodia Jewish and Israel News A Shafran – Kashering Elephants and Donkeys One Man’s Ceiling is Another Man’s Floor – Hamodia Jewish and Israel News Y Menken – One Man’s ...

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