Weekly Freebies: Mesorah Journal

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The Mesorah journal is published by the Mesorah Commission of the OU Kashruth Department and edited by R. Menachem Genack and R. Hershel Schachter. The journal consists of students’ notes from R. Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s Talmudic lectures and original essays on halakhic topics related to the kosher laws. All 24 issues are available for free download here: link

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Rabbi Gil Student is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of TorahMusings.com, 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 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 Boards of Jewish Action magazine, the Journal of Halacha and Contemporary Society and the Achieve Journal of Behavioral Health, Religion & Community, as well as 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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  1. “The journal consists of students’ notes from R. Joseph B. Soloveitchik’s Talmudic lectures and original essays on halakhic topics related to the kosher laws.”

    Just to be clear,the notes from RYBS lectures are not limited to issues of kashrus — they are wide ranging over the entirety of Shas. In addition, the journals include halakhic essays from contemporary poskim specifically in the area of kashrus.

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