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Fascinating – R A Enkin: Torah Book Reviews: From Sinai to Ethiopia
Torah Book Reviews: From Sinai to Ethiopia

Welcome to Torah Book Reviews! Torah Book Reviews is a Blog for Reviews of Books on all Torah Related Topics. Publishers and Authors are Welcome to Submit Books, in Hebrew or English, for Review on the Site. Books Can Be Sent To Me at: Rechov Nachal Dolev 31/15, Ramat Beit Shemesh, 99630, Israel. Em…

Responsa From the Holocaust
Responsa From the Holocaust – Jewish Action

Rabbi Ephraim Oshry served as the spiritual leader of the Kovno Ghetto during the Holocaust. Highly regarded as a scholar, he was presented with many questions about Jewish law amidst the hardships of ghetto life. Rabbi Oshry wrote the questions and answers on scraps of paper torn from concrete sack…

J Wertheimer: American Jewry’s Great Untapped Resource: Grandparents
American Jewry’s Great Untapped Resource: Grandparents

They’ve got time, money, and love to spare, and there are more of them than ever. Why isn’t the Jewish community enlisting their help?

Rabbi Cherlow slams proposed ‘Women of the Wall’ compromise
Rabbi Cherlow slams proposed ‘Women of the Wall’ compromise – Latest News Briefs – Arutz Sheva

Rabbi Yuval Cherlow of the Tzohar organization responded on Thursday morning the proposed compromise with the “Women of the Wall.”Rabbi Cherlow claimed that he is in essence happy to make peace, but that the compromise itself is another version of the destruction of the Temple.“The nation of Israel…

R S Landesman: The Chosen The Open Orthodoxy Rabbinical Schools
The Chosen The Open Orthodoxy Rabbinical Schools – Yated.com

There is much uncertainty as to what exactly Open Orthodoxy is, where it can be found, and what its rabbinical graduates are about. Some of that confusion is deliberate on their part. Therefore, to understand this new heterodox movement, it is worthwhile investigating the two Open Orthodoxy rabbinic…

What Donald Trump and football can teach us about ‘chained’ women
Op-Ed: What Donald Trump and football can teach us about ‘chained’ women

Like violence in the NFL, the suffering of “agunot” is not merely a tragic side effect of Jewish law — it’s an integral part of the system, writes an Orthodox rabbi.

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.

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