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• Here are the Orthodox rabbis Israel trusts to perform conversions https://www.jta.org/2018/11/27/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/orthodox-rabbis-israel-trusts-perform-conversions

• A Gordimer – Maybe There’s a Reason the Rabbi Did Not Make the Rabbinate’s List https://cross-currents.com/2018/11/28/maybe-theres-a-reason-the-rabbi-did-not-make-the-rabbinates-list/

• Modesty is not just about skirt length – Chief rabbi slams public wedding proposals http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/255330

• Fascinating perspective – What Do They Study At Yeshivas? https://cross-currents.com/2018/11/23/what-do-they-study-at-yeshivas/

• Orthodox Rabbis Call For Airbnb Boycott, Citing Double Standard On West Bank https://forward.com/fast-forward/414762/orthodox-rabbis-call-for-airbnb-boycott-citing-double-standard-on-west/

• M Koppel – How Israel Might Be the Only Place Where an Organic Judaism Can Be Revived https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/2018/11/how-israel-might-be-the-only-place-where-an-organic-judaism-can-be-revived/

• European deal will cement Israeli rabbis’ ‘monopoly’ over conversion, say critics – Jewish Telegraphic Agency https://www.jta.org/2018/11/26/news-opinion/israel-middle-east/european-deal-will-cement-israeli-rabbis-monopoly-conversion-say-critics

• Israeli Archaeologists Recover Rare 9,000-Year-Old Mask From Thieves – The Media Line http://www.themedialine.org/news/israeli-archaeologists-recover-rare-9000-year-old-mask-from-thieves/

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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