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▪ Advising Against the Use of the International Beit Din: A Translated Letter From Rabbi Hershel Schachter, Shlita ▪ Response to Rav Schachter’s Criticism of the International Beit Din on Torahweb.org ▪ Rabbi Penner is correct. This isn’t a YU fight. There is a consensus. See the names of leading dayanim across the country who signed onto Rav Schachter’s letter: ...

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▪ Halakhah should not be decided by whoever has an Internet connection and a lot of free time: The Bold New Era of Big Torah ▪ There is a whole literature about these types of questions: Does Alexa Observe Shabbat? ▪ #JewishLivesMatter: The Legacy of R. Meir Kahane ▪ Polish Jewish school timetable from 1941 found ▪ J Yuter: The ...

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▪ what could be wrong with… ? – Part I – Kosher ▪ The most challenging experience in the Orthodox community is life as a single: The Dating Shame: Orthodox Obsession With Externals Has Reached Epidemic Proportions ▪ A critique and response by the author: וְהָאֱמֶת וְהַשָּׁלוֹם אֱהָבוּ; On Changing the Immutable by Marc B. Shapiro ▪ Maharat refers to ...

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▪ Orthodox Belief in God and Faith Is Spreading — Got a Problem With That? ▪ Is Modern Orthodoxy in America reached its breaking point? ▪ 80% in-marriage rates pretty impressive in the non-Orthodox world: New AEPi Study Attempts to Measure Organizational Impact On Jewish Identity ▪ Let’s remember that cross-dressing is biblically forbidden: Will increasing LGBT acceptance shift the ...

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▪ Musings on Torah, and the Issues of Our Time ▪ R Turk: Modern Orthodox Halacha? ▪ R Wieder: Re-Evaluating Talmud Torah for Women? ▪ R Gordimer: Down the Rhetoric, Clarifying the Obscure ▪ R Oppenheimer: Homosexuality and the Torah Community ▪ The History and Dating of Onkelos ▪ Estimated attrition rate for American Charedim of 20-25%: The American Jewish ...

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▪ More from Pew. We must keep in mind the data limitations: A Portrait of American Orthodox Jews ▪ R Adlerstein: First Thoughts on OrthoPew ▪ R Gordimer: How to Digest the New Pew Data on the State of American Orthodoxy ▪ The OU JLIC Guide to Jewish Life on Campus: Go Back to School With OU’s New College Magazine ...

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▪ Conquering Disbelief in Our Students and Teenagers ▪ R Adlerstein: The Disappearing Woman – A Collection of Bullet Points ▪ In my opinion, the problem is making it about gays specifically. If this was about embracing ALL our children, I would agree. But by privileging homosexuals, you are empowering a group (perhaps small) that wants to change the Torah: ...

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▪ I signed and I encourage other rabbis to do so: U.S. rabbis sign letter opposing Iran nuclear agreement ▪ Read past the typically misleading headline to the actual quote. This is about a prayer leader who watches porn: Chief Rabbi Yosef: If Prayer Leader Has TV or Smartphone, Find Another Prayer Service ▪ The Amazon.com story opened a discussion ...

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▪ Should rabbis stay out of politics?: R E Goldberg: Rabbis & Plumbers: Is the Iran Deal Just Politics? ▪ R Adlerstein: What Happens When You Mix Yeshiva Guys With Oxford? ▪ Mayim Bialik: Hollywood is not friendly to people of faith ▪ Call the police: Kol Koreh Addresses Child Abuse, Urges Reporting To Secular Authorities ▪ After Rebbetzin Kanievsky ...

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▪ Announcing that Open Orthodox halakhah will look different than traditionalist halakhah, effectively proving Zev Eleff’s thesis: R Katz: Response to Dean David Berger on Open Orthodoxy ▪ R Berger: Response to Rabbi Ysoscher Katz ▪ Helfand: The Price of Pluralism ▪ From the Associate Director of the Beth Din of America: Communal Pressure in the Get Process: Harchakot d’Rabbenu ...

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