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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 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, 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. He also 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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