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• R Apple – Should rabbis keep out of politics? https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/should-rabbis-keep-out-of-politics/

• Religious communities consider how much faith to put in marijuana https://www.inquirer.com/news/cannabis-religion-mariguana-religious-groups-faith-legalization-medical-20190612.html

• Why some American Jews pay more than $20,000 to get buried in Israel https://www.jta.org/2019/06/07/lifestyle/why-some-american-jews-pay-more-than-20000-to-get-buried-in-israel

• New York City closes 10th Jewish school for violating vaccine order https://www.jta.org/2019/06/11/united-states/nyc-closes-tenth-jewish-school-for-violating-vaccine-order

• There’s Nothing Immodest About This Proposal https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/theres-nothing-immodest-about-this-proposal/

• B Goldschmidt – When the Noise of Children Returned to Moscow’s Choral Synagogue https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/history-ideas/2019/06/when-the-noise-of-children-returned-to-moscows-choral-synagogue/

• R J David Bleich on the 50-Year Survey of Contemporary Halakha – https://soundcloud.com/user-372509004/ravbleich

• M Soloveichik – Understanding the Jewish Romance with the Law https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/religion-holidays/2019/06/understanding-the-jewish-romance-with-the-law/

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 of New Jersey, 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 recently served on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and currently serves as Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazine and 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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