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• Full of inaccuracies. This is advocacy, not journalism – Rabbinate reneges on recognition of foreign rabbinical courts https://www.jpost.com/judaism/rabbinate-reneges-on-recognition-of-foreign-rabbinical-courts-exclusive-664579

• We all knew where this was going from the outset. Soon Conservative Jews will say Kaddish for their movement on Zoom – A year into the pandemic, Conservative Jews consider whether to make Zoom prayer permanent https://www.jta.org/2021/04/08/united-states/a-year-into-the-pandemic-conservative-jews-consider-whether-to-make-zoom-prayer-permanent

• I don’t know if I’m more disturbed by the lackadaisical attitude toward health or toward the Chillul Hashem and inevitable resultant anti-Semitism – The Hasidic Community’s Reckoning Over COVID-19 https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/04/pandemic-covid-hasidic-jews-yiddish/618539/

• Reach Out and Touch Someone https://jewishlink.news//features/43118-reach-out-and-touch-someone

 

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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