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• M Schick – As New York Once Again Targets Religious Schools, a History Lesson in Communal Resistance https://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-news-and-politics/289450/new-york-targets-religious-schools

• I hope they all prepared properly and stayed within permissible boundaries so the religious visitors aren’t unintentionally encouraging religious violations by others – Record number of Jews visit Temple Mount on Tisha B’Av, despite riots https://www.jns.org/temple-mount-opened-briefly-for-tisha-bav-amid-muslim-riots/

• Outrageous – Court Rules Against Chareidi Concert https://hamodia.com/2019/08/11/court-rules-chareidi-concert/

• This is what you get when you listen to the experts on a politically charged issue – Disbanding Gush Katif a failed experiment, says general who helped carry out evacuation https://www.jns.org/disbanding-gush-katif-a-failed-experiment-says-general-who-helped-carry-out-evacuation/

• Archaeologists Discover Remains from the Babylonian Destruction of Jerusalem https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/history-ideas/2019/08/archaeologists-discover-remains-from-the-babylonian-destruction-of-jerusalem/

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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