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• Many in our community have stopped thinking and instead accept talking points from those opposed to the Torah. Is celebrating homosexual identity AND activity really the only way to prevent suicides? I don’t buy that for one minute. There are more acceptable, modest and wholesome ways for people to come to terms with themselves than this unsavory celebration of Torah violations – The Pride Parade – What Are They Proud Of? https://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/the-pride-parade-what-are-they-proud-of/2019/07/11/

• J Tobin – The difference between intermarriage and the Holocaust
https://www.jns.org/opinion/the-difference-between-intermarriage-and-the-holocaust/

• Orthodox Rabbis Defend Rabbi Peretz
https://hamodia.com/2019/07/10/orthodox-rabbis-defend-rabbi-peretz/

• A Gordimer – Sorry, Rabbi Landes: Rabbi Peretz Was Correct About Diaspora Jewry’s Problem
https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/sorry-rabbi-landes-rabbi-peretz-was-correct-about-diaspora-jewrys-problem/

• The world is confused about what constitutes Jewish values – This physician provides abortions and circumcisions. She says her Jewish values drive both practices.
https://www.jta.org/2019/07/11/united-states/this-physician-provides-abortions-and-brit-milahs-she-says-her-jewish-values-drive-both-practices

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 serves on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and 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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