New Periodical: Verapo Yerape no. 2

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The second issue has been published of Verapo Yerape: The Journal of Torah and Medicine of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Synagogue. The table of contents are as follows:

  • Editors’ Preface
  • “Verapo Yerape,” Part II: Uncovering a Latent Hashkafic Divide by R. Dr. Howard Apfel
  • Midrash, Miracles and Motherhood: The Birth of Dinah and the Definition of Maternity — Tzarich Iyun L’Dinah by R. Dr. Edward Reichman
  • Yichud and the Physician by R. Azaryah Berzon
  • “Permission Given to a Doctor to Heal” — Across the Generations and in the Thought of Rav Avraham Yitzchak Ha-Kohen Kook by R. Dr. Beni Gesundheit
  • Tov Shebarof’I’m L’Geihinom: The Best of Doctors to Geihinom by R. Tzvi Sinensky
  • Exercise and Therapies on Shabbat by R. Dovid Sukenik
  • Driving Home on Friday for the Observant Physician: Toward a New Mindset by Dr. Jonathan Wiesen
  • Seven, Eight and Nine: Historical and Halakhic Discussion of the Third Trimester Baby by Nava Pincus and Shuli Roditi-Kulak
  • Rationing During a Pandemic Flu by Aryeh Dienstag
  • Dead-Man’s Gift: Metzaveh Machmas Misah by Ephraim Meth

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor 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, 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 currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazineand the Board of OU Press. He has published four 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.


  1. Do you have a link? Where can we read or get this periodical? I can’t find it with a google search. Thanks.

  2. If anyone wants to obtain a copy or has any other questions, email [email protected] The cost is $10, including shipping.

  3. Do you have contents of first issue?
    Do they have a website?

  4. I just tried the email address to purchase the book and it bounced does anyone know of another way or email address so that one could purchase it..? Thank you!

  5. Sorry, the previous post had a typo. Please email [email protected] to obtain a copy of the journal. Sorry for any confusion.

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