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• A Shafran – How Coronavirus Sparked an Open Season on Haredim https://cross-currents.com/2020/04/28/how-coronavirus-sparked-an-open-season-on-haredim/

• Rav Asher Weiss: I plea & beg with everyone, take care. We are still losing people every day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0z4jafOxru4

• When the Hebrew Free Burial Association put out a call for prayer shawls to use for burials, donations poured in https://www.jta.org/2020/04/28/united-states/when-the-hebrew-free-burial-association-put-out-a-call-for-prayer-shawls-to-use-for-burials-donations-poured-in

• Will there be camp this summer? Three Jewish camps will decide this week, and likely delay. https://www.jta.org/2020/04/28/united-states/will-there-be-camp-this-summer-three-jewish-camps-will-decide-this-week-and-likely-delay

• How many funerals do we need? Stay home, save lives? – Police disperse crowd after scores turn out for funeral of rabbi in New York https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/495178-scores-turn-out-for-funeral-of-rabbi-in-new-york

• This is a good apology and explanation https://www.theyeshivaworld.com/news/featured/1854720/statement-from-tolaas-shul-explains-unfortunate-incident-at-levaya-of-rebbe.html

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. 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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