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• There is nothing wrong with having ex-cons serve as inspirational speakers if their message is to stay away from crime – N Slifkin – How To Be A Frum Criminal http://www.rationalistjudaism.com/2020/11/how-to-be-frum-criminal.html

• Finnish Jews Relieved After Legislation Targeting Female Mutilation Exempts Circumcision of Males https://www.algemeiner.com/2020/11/09/finnish-jews-relieved-after-legislation-targeting-female-mutilation-exempts-circumcision-of-males/

• It’s a fair and accurate generalization to say that Haredim are not following COVID safety regulations. I see it every day, both in person and online (look at the pictures of leaders at events on niche websites and social media accounts) – A Shafran – Orthodox Jews and the Pandemic https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/09/opinion/letters/pregnant-workers-covid-19.html

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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