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Rabbis back Chief over partnership minyanim | The Jewish Chronicle (torahmusings.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=21e9efe10b&e=035f9814ef)
If you haven’t been following how Chief Rabbi Mirvis has been deftly handling the explosive issue of women’s participation and leadership in the synagogue over the past year or so, you should. He is displaying strong but sensitive leadership. He isn’t winning kudos from either side, which usually is a sign he is doing a good job

Megan McArdle (torahmusings.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=144f7c50ef&e=035f9814ef)
Legitimate fear over religious liberty

IDF chief rabbi sworn in after apologizing over statements on rape in wartime | Jewish Telegraphic Agency (torahmusings.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=9319c16ada&e=035f9814ef)
He was rightly appointed despite the fake scandal

Balfour, Rothschild, and the Ostrich (torahmusings.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=eaf3068996&e=035f9814ef)
N Slifkin

How to deal with the Integration of refugees (torahmusings.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=6a790389a9&e=035f9814ef)
A Folger

Harassment, Hijabs and Hoaxes (torahmusings.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=05fe534e25&e=035f9814ef)
A Shafran

A Note on the הסכמות of the חפץ חיים (torahmusings.us8.list-manage1.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=3e31890254&e=035f9814ef)
S Leiman

Rabbis reject the linking of modesty laws to sexual harassment (torahmusings.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=ddd3200ece&e=035f9814ef)
Because secular Israeli society is devoid of harassment???

Rabbi Norman Lamm and Henry Ford: A Tribute to One of Rabbi Lamm’s Hidden Accomplishments as He Enters his Ninth Decade (torahmusings.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=c53777eceb&e=035f9814ef)
M Broyde

The Manipulative Lies of Kupat HaIr (torahmusings.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=8dbadb7bbabd1d26a8ad9d4a0&id=d5752d94ec&e=035f9814ef)
These marketing tactics are so over the top and bizarre, they are offensive

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 currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazineand the Board of OU Press. He has published four 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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