Author Archives: Gil Student

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There Is Nothing New Under the Sun: A Reply to Gil Perl G Rothstein – There Is Nothing New Under the Sun: A Reply to Gil Perl Israeli Minister Spoke “Words of Truth,” Rabbis Say — CJV Condemns “Witch Hunt” Against Minister Hotovely | Coalition for J… Israeli Minister Spoke "Words of Truth," Rabbis Say — CJV Condemns "Witch Hunt" ...

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Personal Judaism

by R. Gil Student Personal stringencies in Jewish practice are private matters but they can also provide insight into the nature of Jewish law. In an undated responsum, Rav Moshe Feinstein answered a question about the complex topic of eruvin with a brief musing on the effect of halakhic decision-making on contemporary religious life. The Shulchan Arukh (Orach Chaim 362:10) ...

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The tuition crisis: Tackling it together | Jake Adler | The Blogs | The Times of Israel The tuition crisis: Tackling it together Kidney Donations: A Halachic Analysis of a Shocking New Ruling – by Rabbi Yair Hoffman – Yeshiva World News Kidney Donations: A Halachic Analysis of a Shocking New Ruling The Jewish Origins of Thanksgiving The Jewish Origins ...

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Who Is Distracted by a Girl Wearing Skintight Leggings? Science says tzenius is good for girls – Who Is Distracted by a Girl Wearing Skintight Leggings? On Racism and the Torah E Fischer – On Racism and the Torah No, The Orthodox Don’t Hate Muslims A Shafran – No, The Orthodox Don’t Hate Muslims Halakha: Is it Helping or Harming ...

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In Search of Modern Orthodoxy RR Eis – In Search of Modern Orthodoxy Judaism is the star at a Bible museum built by Hobby Lobby | Jewish Telegraphic Agency Judaism is the star at a Bible museum built by Hobby Lobby The Museum of the Bible and the Binary Error – Cross-Currents RY Adlerstein- The Museum of the Bible and ...

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A BT and his Father

by R. Gil Student Before leading bentching, the grace after meals, the leader typically requests permission from others more worthy to lead. The standard formula is: “With permission of our masters, our teachers and my teachers.“ Many add specifics depending on with whom they are eating. If kohanim (priests) are present, they may ask permission of “the priests.” If they ...

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Tomorrow’s Jews Rooted Deeply In Tradition From the author of the Benedict Option – Tomorrow’s Jews Rooted Deeply In Tradition Rabbis’ Dinner Has Outgrown New York City Venues – WSJ Rabbis’ Dinner Has Outgrown New York City Venues The ACLU Has Given Up Defending Freedom of Religion The ACLU Has Given Up Defending Freedom of Religion Liza Schoenfein Conservative rabbi ...

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Statement on Synagogue Acknowledgment of Forbidden Unions Statement on Synagogue Acknowledgment of Forbidden Unions http://torarabbis.org/2017/11/16/statement-on-synagogue-family-celebrations/ Abraham Lincoln’s Biblical Theology of the Civil War M Soloveichik – Abraham Lincoln’s Biblical Theology of the Civil War Rebbetzins Hone Communal Leadership Skills at YU Conference | Yeshiva University News Rebbetzins Hone Communal Leadership Skills at YU Conference The Academic Advantages of the Bible ...

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