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• Why YU Needs a Rosh Yeshiva https://yucommentator.org/2019/10/why-yu-needs-a-rosh-yeshiva/

• Working for JOFA – Second Orthodox woman rabbi takes teaching role in London https://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/second-orthodox-woman-rabbi-takes-teaching-role-in-london-1.489845

• Can we keep Trump out of Yom Kippur? https://www.jns.org/opinion/can-we-keep-trump-out-of-yom-kippur/

• Some 68,000 secular and religious Israelis to pray together on Yom Kippur – Jewish Telegraphic Agency https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/some-68000-secular-and-religious-israelis-to-pray-together-on-yom-kippur

• Civil Court Can’t Decide What “Torah Law” Means, Even if Contract Calls for Applying It https://reason.com/2019/10/07/civil-court-cant-decide-what-torah-law-means-even-if-contract-calls-for-applying-it/

• Jews are white? – America’s 7.5 million Jews are older, whiter and more liberal than the country as a whole https://www.jta.org/2019/10/07/united-states/americas-7-5-million-jews-are-older-whiter-and-more-liberal-than-the-country-as-a-whole

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, 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 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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