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Shining a Spotlight on Depression
▪ Generalize much? This insanity of kicking out kids with drug addictions to protect Shidduch prospects is not representative of the vast majority of Orthodox families. I wouldn’t be surprised if the families have very different accounts: For Orthodox, Addiction Is Unspoken Problem
▪ Starts off strong, goes off onto some Christian theology, than talks about Jews eventually becoming Christians: Burning Churches in Israel
Why our Religion Guides our Moral Compass; A Response to R’ Ysoscher Katz
N Feldman: Should the Jews Have a Pope?
▪ Very harsh rhetoric: Israeli chief rabbi: Private conversion court to ‘fight Torah’
R Pruzansky: Versions of Conversions
R Gordimer: Free-Market Judaism and Conversion Standards: A Response to Dr. Shuki Friedman

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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