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• There are new cases in my Brooklyn neighborhood – Brooklyn synagogue, Orthodox medics warn of rising COVID cases, second wave https://www.timesofisrael.com/brooklyn-synagogue-orthodox-medics-warn-of-rising-covid-cases-second-wave/

• New York governor vows to take action on Brooklyn weddings if mayor won’t https://www.timesofisrael.com/new-york-governor-vows-to-take-action-on-brooklyn-weddings-if-mayor-wont/

• 2 Orthodox rabbis from NJ inspire more than Jews as they make it as Air Force chaplains https://www.thejewishstar.com/stories/2-orthodox-rabbis-from-nj-inspire-more-than-jews-as-they-make-it-as-air-force-chaplains,19652?

• Excerpt from forthcoming book – R J Sacks – Why Free Societies Need Healthy Families https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/politics-current-affairs/2020/08/why-free-societies-need-healthy-families/

• Similar to the Mortara Affair but it happened in 1953! – The Pope, the Jews, and the Secrets in the Archives https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/08/the-popes-jews/615736/

• Where Credit Is Due https://hamodia.com/letters/where-credit-is-due-2/


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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