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18th century Haggadah found in UK garage
▪ Modern Orthodoxy succeeded in doing what the other movements wanted, to be modern and Jewish at the same time: Modern Orthodoxy’s Statistical Success
▪ He presumably expected this and made his decision anyway: Chief Rabbi challenged over Limmud
Fink: Rabbis who beat men into divorcing their wives: villains or heroes?
▪ Israel demographics: A Jewish Majority in the Land of Israel (h/t Avi Woolf)
▪ Prof. Sylvia Barack Fishman about the Pew survey: Are Young Jews Actually More Connected Than Believed?
▪ Prof. Steven M. Cohen speaks to the OU and RCA: Just How Common is Intermarriage in America
▪ NPR interview with R Joseph Telushkin: For Rabbi, A Just God Without An Afterlife Is ‘Inconceivable’
Rabbinate council members reelected

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. 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. Regarding Modern orthodoxy’s “success”, it also showed up as the highest income and most college educated of the groups. Some might be concerned (I haven’t seen any comments lately from Mycroft) that this is indicative of an elitist bent. I admit that this is of concern to me.

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