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• City Weighing Ban on Foie Gras 6 Months after OU Ended Certification https://www.jewishpress.com/news/us-news/ny/city-weighing-ban-on-foie-gras-6-months-after-ou-ended-certification/2019/06/19/

• Oprah Magazine celebrates those who help Jews abandon Torah lives – This Organization Helps People Leave the Orthodox Jewish Community https://www.oprahmag.com/life/a27925298/help-leaving-orthodox-jewish-community-footsteps/

• It’s not the only Jewish boarding school and Jewish schools close abruptly all the time. These people have no idea what goes on in the Orthodox world, the only thriving sector of American Judaism – America’s only Jewish boarding school closes. Why? https://religionnews.com/2019/06/18/aha-american-hebrew-academy-closes-closing/

• No need for the description “goyish” but otherwise sensible and appropriate rules – NEW WEDDING RULES: Rabbonim Sign Letter About “Goyish Music” at Weddings https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/general/1739478/new-wedding-rules-rabbonim-sign-letter-about-goyish-music-at-weddings.html

• Atheist watchdog drops fight to halt clergy housing allowance https://religionnews.com/2019/06/18/atheist-watchdog-drops-fight-to-halt-clergy-housing-allowance/

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 has served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and currently 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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