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• Daniel Landes is megaleh panim ba-Torah she-lo ka-halakhah – We Orthodox Jews desperately need gay rabbis https://www.jta.org/2019/05/27/opinion/we-orthodox-jews-desperately-need-gay-rabbis

• Not Orthodox – First openly gay Orthodox rabbi ordained in Jerusalem https://www.jta.org/2019/05/27/israel/first-openly-gay-orthodox-rabbi-ordained-in-jerusalem

• This is what happens when we make compromises on halakhah – Can America’s Disappearing Non-Orthodox Synagogues Be Saved? https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/religion-holidays/2019/05/can-americas-disappearing-non-orthodox-synagogues-be-saved/

• This product is meat – What will be the halachic status of meatless meat? http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/263530

• I want one with a fedora – European rabbis want Jewish emojis with kippot https://www.timesofisrael.com/european-rabbis-want-jewish-emojis-with-kippot/

• In comparison, the Orthodox Jewish community is remarkably stable – Only Half of Kids Raised Southern Baptist Stay Southern Baptist https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2019/may/southern-baptist-sbc-decline-conversion-retention-gss.html

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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