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▪ Tzohar lost the Chief Rabbi election and is now paying the political price: Chief Rabbinate voices opposition to Dep. Min. Ben Dahan on marriage registration
▪ A prayer for the innocent victims and for peace: Influential Rabbi Cherlow pens prayer for Syrian people
▪ This is one story where the media imbalance is quite astonishing: Shafran: ‘Feminists of Zion’ Scapegoat Orthodox Jews
▪ It isn’t fun to learn the meaning of prayers but it is crucial to a meaningful religious experience: What Are You Talking About?
The Orthodox Rabbi and the Rapper
▪ Very cute humor video: The Times of YISRAEL #3: Forgive me…
▪ I still wish him spiritual and material success: The Rise and Fall and Rise of Former Reggae Star Matisyahu
▪ Only noteworthy because of the number 127 (see Gen. 23:1; Est. 1:1): 127 Rabbis Will Discuss Women’s Prayer at Western Wall for High Holidays
▪ Trying to change the Holocaust narrative in perhaps a Zionist approach, in the sense of highlighting active resistance: Did Jews Win the Second World War?
▪ Indeed, there is much we can learn from other cultures: Yanklowitz: Honoring our Parents: Can We Learn from China?
OU Kosher Experts Answer Rosh Hashana Questons On Honey; Pat Yisrael During Aseret Yimei Teshuva

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor 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 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.

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  1. Learning kibud av va’eim from non-Jews finds an important precedent in Qiddushin 31a

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