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• No seichel. Israeli universities can create programs for Charedim but only if the Charedim are willing to compromise on their religious standards. And then Israelis will complain that Charedim are underrepresented in jobs that require college training. Same with the army. Make it so that Charedim don’t have to compromise their religious standards and you will have more Charedim in the army – High Court gender segregation ruling provides for ‘A Room of Their Own’ https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/high-court-gender-segregation-ruling-provides-for-a-room-of-their-own/

• This probably ties in with the court decision about university programs for Charedim – How do Israeli Orthodox, secular Jews feel towards each other? https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/how-do-israeli-orthodox-secular-jews-feel-towards-each-other-study-674274

• The ADL chief’s disingenuous epiphany about left-wing anti-Semitism https://www.jns.org/opinion/the-adl-chiefs-disingenuous-epiphany-about-left-wing-anti-semitism/

• Critical race theory — why? https://www.ijn.com/critical-race-theory-why/

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 has served two terms on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and currently serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He 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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