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• Once again, watching the slow but inevitable collapse of non-Orthodox Judaism – Seminaries face calls to ordain intermarried rabbis https://forward.com/news/463761/as-more-american-jews-intermarry-seminaries-face-calls-to-ordain/

• R Y Levine – Our government can’t force us to take the COVID-19 vaccine, but our morals should compel us to https://www.jta.org/2021/02/09/opinion/our-government-cant-force-us-to-take-the-covid-19-vaccine-but-our-morals-should-compel-us-to

• Facebook removes popular rabbi’s anti-vaxxer group that peddled fake news https://www.timesofisrael.com/facebook-removes-popular-rabbis-anti-vaccine-group-that-peddled-fake-news/

• Suprisingly, not everyone comes out in favor of Copernicus – Is It Proper…? Should a frum Jew believe the sun goes around Earth if the Rambam says it does? https://www.jewishpress.com/judaism/halacha-hashkafa/is-it-proper-should-a-frum-jew-believe-the-sun-goes-around-earth-if-the-rambam-says-it-does/2021/02/10/

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 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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