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• Why Andy Warhol’s Brillo pads — and a million other things — are kosher – Religion News Service https://religionnews.com/2019/01/07/why-andy-warhols-brillo-pads-and-a-million-other-things-are-kosher/

• Kosher high-tech office lures Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox https://www.timesofisrael.com/kosher-high-tech-office-lures-jerusalems-ultra-orthodox/

• Pop sensation won’t perform at Shabbat-desecrating Eurovision http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/257445

• J Abramowitz – In the News: The Doctor Who Threatened to Poison Jews https://www.ou.org/life/inspiration/in-the-news-the-doctor-who-threatened-to-poison-jews/

• The End of the Jewish Community of New Castle, Pennsylvania https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/2019/01/the-end-of-the-jewish-community-of-new-castle-pennsylvania/

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 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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