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▪ Beware of dina de-malchusa dina: Rabbis Accused of Plot to Kidnap, Torture Husbands to Pressure Divorces
▪ A very different perspective on leadership in the Jewish community: Leading to Greatness
▪ I wonder how this approach fits in with R. A Yehuda Warburg’s recent article in Tradition (link): An American Takes on Israel’s Marriage Problem
▪ Is this focus on food spiritually healthy?: Jamie Geller, the ‘Kosher Rachael Ray,’ Dresses Up Simple Family Meals
▪ Flag waving at the installation of the new president of the rabbinical school some would call Orthodox-ish (read the beginning of the article): Asher Lopatin Set as Modern Orthodox ‘Bridge’
▪ From this interesting complaint we learn about the dominance of Orthodoxy on college campuses: What the Debates About the Pew Study on Judaism in America Missed
Circumcision won’t be banned in Europe, officials say
A ‘Gaon’ in Every Sense
Shafran: A Contrarian Approach to Kiruv
Biblical Studies and Technological Tools: Google Earth Exercise for Biblical Geography (h/t Dovid Teitelbaum)
Feeling pain of budget cuts, yeshivas see drop in enrollment
Voices soaring in Hebrew, Christians in Jerusalem affirm God’s promise to Israel

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 has served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and currently serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He 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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