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▪ Marvin Schick on the sad state of Orthodox Judaism in America. Best line – “What we can be sure of is that we have an excess of presumed leaders who have very few followers”: Best of Times, Worst of Times
▪ Another liberal cause where Orthodoxy is behind the times. Perhaps we need another Statement of Principles: Transgender? Judaism’s got a blessing for you
▪ Who can forget Roy the ever-present custodian?: It’s Time to Acknowledge the Non-Jews Who Keep Synagogues Running
Meet the ‘Are You Jewish?’ Chabad Guys
▪ A college student’s perspective on the intermarriage crisis: Where Are the Matchmakers?

About Gil Student

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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