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• R Y Adlerstein – Racism, Real and Perceived https://cross-currents.com/2019/11/20/racism-real-and-perceived/

• R E Goldberg – Please Don’t Replace “I’m Sorry” with “Thank You” https://rabbiefremgoldberg.org/read-posts/please-dont-replace-i-am-sorry-with-thank-you/

• The trend in halakhah over the past 20 years has been from accepting the birth mother as the mother (the past consensus) to the egg donor as the mother. This is an unintended consequence of that conclusion – Jewishness of egg-donation children cast into doubt https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Jewishness-of-egg-donation-children-cast-into-doubt-608460

• The American Quaker Turned Jewish Proto-Zionist https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/history-ideas/2019/11/the-american-quaker-turned-jewish-proto-zionist/

• We Got Some Answers About How That Torah Landed at Goodwill. And a Lot More Questions https://forward.com/news/national/435014/mystery-torah-goodwill-thrift-store-saga/

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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