New Periodical: Kol Hamevaser 2:7

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There is a new issue of Kol Hamevaser: The Jewish Thought Magazine of the Yeshiva University Student Body on the topic of “Orthodoxy in the 21st Century.” The whole issue is available here: link. Also, those who would like to subscribe to automatically receive a PDF version of new editions of the paper should send an e-mail to [email protected].

  • One Editor’s Musings on Free Speech, Censorship, and Kol Hamevaser by Alex Ozar
  • Bugs in Our Broccoli by Gilah Kletenik
  • The Theological Concessions of Modern Orthodoxy by Eli Putterman
  • The Decision For or Against MPR in Light of Halakhah by Jessica Gross
  • The Good Life by Joseph Attias
  • The Lonely Woman of Valor by Sarit Bendavid
  • Toto, We’re Not in Kansas Anymore by Rena Wiesen
  • An Interview with Rabbi Elchanan Adler by Staff
  • An Interfaith Dialogue by Alex Luxenberg
  • “Zot ha-Torah Lo Tehe Muhlefet:” Rav Kook on Halakhic Development by Mattan Erder
  • The Link Between Havvah and Women’s Jewish Communal Leadership Positions in the 21st Century by Ilana Gadish
  • Behind the Scenes of an American Keiruv Movement by Yitzchak Ratner
  • Words of Love by Emmanuel Sanders

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link of New Jersey, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and as Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazine and the Board of OU Press. He has published five English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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