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• Y Goldberg – Wearing Many Hats: The Balancing Act of Today’s Rebbetzin https://rabbiefremgoldberg.org/read-posts/wearing-many-hats-the-balancing-act-of-todays-rebbetzin/

• It’s a mistake to prohibit that which is permissible, especially in this land of plenty. As someone who is normally shy and quiet, I see that a little alcohol generates conversation and friendship. Additionally, we have to teach kids moderation and they might listen. Teach them to abstain, and most will eventually ignore you – Alcohol in our synagogues: Should our shul go dry? https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/alcohol-in-our-synagogues/

• A brief history of the American military chaplaincy – Religious Diversity and Challenges in the U.S. Military https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/religious-diversity-and-challenges-us-military-95786

• I fully agree that “breast” is not an inappropriate word. It literally is part of the Pesach Haggadah. But I don’t buy that it’s absence from medical marketing to the Israeli Charedi community is causing cancer deaths. There is a way to do outreach without trying to change community sensitivities, and that will yield a more successful health outcome than fighting against a community’s standards, no matter how misguided we might consider those standards – Women’s bodies are not shameful https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/womens-bodies-are-not-shameful/

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 currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazineand the Board of OU Press. He has published four 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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