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What Is This Thing Called Law?
▪ On the basis of technical halakhah, is there a prohibition to officiate at such a “wedding”? It is certainly against halakhic values: Conservative Rabbis Set To Debate Opening the Door to Intermarriage
▪ This is important: Nataf: A Hanukah Message for the Pope
▪ This is very important: Giving birth to body acceptance
▪ There is something like this in Jewish law. Is it time to bring back a version of the Ger Toshav? Conversion shouldn’t be the only path to joining the Jewish people
▪ It wasn’t only Rav Kook who opposed visiting the Temple Mount: The Chief Rabbinate’s Decision to Forbid Visiting the Temple Mount (Again) Really Does Matter
▪ These are Open Amish who use technology: With song and remorse, an unlikely Amish group comes to Israel
The Arrival of the Mir Yeshiva Boys from Shanghai
Pruzansky: The Few v. The Many

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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