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YUTorah Purim-to-Go
▪ Fascinating: Jews Ran Poland’s Taverns for Centuries. Why Didn’t It Leave a Mark?
▪ Probably the only gabbai who isn’t subject to constant criticism: The Gabbai With Autism: A Living Lesson in Inclusion
▪ The Conservative movement never met a slippery slope it didn’t try to navigate with its two left feet: Welcoming non-Jews in our synagogues
▪ Review of Shai Secunda’s book: Putting Persian Back in the Talmud
▪ Shaul Magid wins, hands down, for the most cynical and counterproductive take on Purim: The Dark Side of Purim
▪ The excitement is quite disheartening: Move to repatriate Spanish Jews prompts frenzy, but excitement may be premature
▪ Putting the Pur back into Purim: Game of Chance
▪ On Zomet: Combining technology and Jewish law
▪ I don’t think she realizes that my learning Torah does more to protect America than her husband’s military service (sarcastic): 3 Ways To Support Our Jewish Troops and Build Community
Mishloach Manot of Rabbis and Scholars
▪ I try to avoid Beit Shemesh politics but this was written by R. Chaim Soloveitchik (son of Rav Ahron): Some pre-election thoughts
Preparing for Shemittah

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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