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▪ This conversation of why some conservative Christians are anti-semites is appreciated but creepy. Another reminder that we are a minority in diaspora. It’s clearly time to go home: Christians, Conservatism, and Jews
▪ Limmud criticized for excluding Kabbalah Center. Should it include Jews for Jesus?: Limmud loses credibility, caves to unfair rabbinic pressure
▪ Getting rich off of Jewish communal money. It’s one thing for executives to live comfortably, another to get rich. Is it tzedakah to give money to pay for such huge salaries?: Who Earns What at America’s Biggest Jewish Non-Profits
▪ Another response in the common/statutory law discussion: The Paths Not Taken
▪ Gluten-free demonstrates why kosher supervision is necessary: The hunger for gluten-free foods is a headache for restaurant chains
For many potential agunot halachic prenups indeed break their chains
Jewish Self-Government in Europe Was Not Just a Dream – It Was a Failure
Safran: The Disposable Student: When a Student Doesn’t “Fit In”
▪ Yemenite rabbi redeemed for mistaken identification as Eastern European: Rightly Identified—At Last

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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