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• Are families fleeing Jewish day schools? Far from it, but it’s complicated. https://www.jta.org/2020/07/28/united-states/are-families-fleeing-jewish-day-schools-far-from-it-but-its-complicated

• I don’t take seriously people who speak apocalyptically every four years – J Tobin – On Tisha B’Av, it’s time for Americans to step back from apocalyptic rhetoric https://www.jns.org/opinion/on-tisha-bav-its-time-for-americans-to-step-back-from-apocalyptic-rhetoric/

• Ask your rabbi and if you don’t have one, listen to Pirkei Avos which says twice to get a rabbi – Israel’s chief rabbi: Coronavirus patients should not fast on Tisha B’Av https://www.timesofisrael.com/israels-chief-rabbi-coronavirus-patients-should-not-fast-on-tisha-bav/

• This is exactly what rabbinic leadership should do. Gently and respectfully improve religious conditions in the nation – MK Rabbi Tessler: Shemiras Shabbos Will Help Eradicate the Virus https://hamodia.com/2020/07/29/mk-rabbi-tessler-shemiras-shabbos-will-help-eradicate-virus/

• YUTorah Tisha B’av To Go https://www.yutorah.org/togo/tishabav/

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 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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