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Orthodox Jews Rocking Reality TV
Not my thing. Nor do I believe this is a Kiddush Hashem. But if they can do this and still avoid hearing Kol Ishah, why shouldn’t they explore their interests and talents?

What it’s like to be the husband of a female rabbi

Why Leaders Feel Lonely and What They Can Do About It | NLE Resources

After outcry, panel okays women-only hours at New York public pools

Labor court: Ethiopian rabbis suffered salary discrimination | Jewish Telegraphic Agency
I wonder if this is due to different qualifications or years in service causing a discrimination in results. Otherwise, how could this be true in 2016?

Churches fight back against Iowa bid to silence biblical views on sexuality, gender identity

Bureaucratic Judaism vs. Rabbi Haskel Lookstein
What a wild, unfounded and completely inaccurate claim. The author should apologize immediately. The Chief Rabbinate accepts Rabbi Lookstein’s conversions! This was the act of a local, independent court rather than a centralized, bureaucracy: “Although I am not privy to the details of the specific case, it is likely that the fact that Rabbi Lookstein was not on the list referred to by the Israeli religious court judge, was because the American rabbis who work with the Israeli religious courts chose to leave him off.”

Ashkenazi chief rabbi said he recognizes Lookstein conversions | Jewish Telegraphic Agency

Jewish Career Counseling
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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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