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Record 30% Increases for Kosher Beef Impacts Industry Across the Board
The Kiddush Hashem at Har Nof in Jerusalem
▪ On parenting: Torczyner: Thoughts on Leelah/Josh Alcorn’s death
▪ I’m skeptical of the extent of this phenomenon: How Russian Jews Fell in Love With Reform Movement in Israel
▪ Venice: Why Is Diane Von Furstenberg Paying To Restore a Jewish Ghetto?
▪ Perhaps because his entire worldview is mistaken. And note the URL, which can help us piece together the essay’s initial title: Yanklowitz: Please G-d, Help me to understand why we must pray for a Third Temple!
▪ Some of these arguments remind me of the defenses of some controversial acts and beliefs of some YCT grads (at least they are dealing with the important issues, this is part of a struggle, etc.): To interdate or not to interdate: that’s not the question
Conference Discusses Orthodox Judaism in the Digital Age
▪ This is a good cause. Data needs to be collected about the loss rates of those loans and the interest rates should be commensurate with the risk, allowing some room for profit: In the Shmitta Year, Lifting the Burden of Pay Day Loans

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 of New Jersey, 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 and as Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazine and 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.

One comment

  1. “at least they are dealing with the important issues, this is part of a struggle, etc.”
    This is not always a defense. They may be wrong in their conclusions, but it doesnt make the right correct for refusing to acknowledge the issue altogether.

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