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• R A Shafran – A Supreme Court decision just exposed how liberal Jewish groups abandoned Jewish education https://forward.com/opinion/450065/a-supreme-court-decision-just-exposed-how-liberal-jewish-groups-abandoned/ • On Public Purposes of Private Schools https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/history-ideas/2020/07/on-public-purposes-of-private-schools/ • Young Israel Condemns Anti-Semitism at Black Lives Matter March <a href=https://youngisrael.org/us-news/young-israel-condemns-anti-semitism-at-black-lives-matter-march/”>https://youngisrael.org/us-news/young-israel-condemns-anti-semitism-at-black-lives-matter-march/

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• Rav Mayer Twersky – Shomer Pesa’im Hashem (Hebrew) http://torahweb.org/torah/docs/rtwe_shomer.pdf • R Ziegler – Two Great Modern Rabbis on Suffering https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/religion-holidays/2020/07/two-great-modern-rabbis-on-suffering/ • A Lewin – The future of college: A Jewish townhall https://www.jns.org/opinion/the-future-of-college-a-jewish-townhall/ • Jewish Day Schools Adapt to COVID-19 https://www.algemeiner.com/2020/06/23/jewish-day-schools-adapt-to-covid-19/

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• On the single most important issue for the Orthodox community, Trump-appointed justices created a slim majority ruling against Blaine Ammendments forbidding government support of religious schools. No Jewish communal organizations outside the Orthodox community helped – Supreme Court: Exclusion of religious schools from Montana’s state scholarship program is unconstitutional https://www.jns.org/supreme-court-rules-montanas-exclusion-of-religious-schools-from-state-scholarship-program-as-unconstitutional/ • Joint effort begins to identify and catalogue every Hebrew book ...

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• M Helfand – Is Gov. Cuomo About to Be Overruled on Jewish Summer Camps? https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/news/articles/cuomo-synagogues-summer-camps • The Ultra-Orthodox World’s Non-Zionist Zionist Revolution https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/israel-zionism/2020/06/the-ultra-orthodox-worlds-non-zionist-zionist-revolution/ • A Jew, a Lithuanian, a genius https://www.israelhayom.com/2020/06/24/a-jew-a-lithuanian-a-genius/ • Hot dogs are the greatest American Jewish food. Here’s why https://www.timesofisrael.com/hot-dogs-are-the-greatest-american-jewish-food-heres-why/

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• Federal judge blocks New York’s coronavirus attendance limits for religious services https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/federal-judge-blocks-new-yorks-coronavirus-attendance-limits-for-religious-services • D Prager – America’s Jews And Christians Are Failing The Test Of Their Lives https://www.dailywire.com/news/prager-americas-jews-and-christians-are-failing-the-test-of-their-lives

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• R A Shafran – Should “Black Lives Matter” Matter? https://cross-currents.com/2020/06/25/should-black-lives-matter-matter/ • Civil Rights: The View From an Orthodox Yeshiva https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/belief/articles/civil-rights-view-from-orthodox-yeshiva • Allen Fagin, head of the Orthodox Union, reflects on how the pandemic has changed Orthodox life https://www.jta.org/2020/06/25/united-states/allen-fagin-head-of-the-orthodox-union-reflects-on-how-the-pandemic-has-changed-orthodox-life

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• M Helfand – With Talk of Sukkahs and Talmud Teachers, the Supreme Court Reconsiders a Fundamental First Amendment Principle https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/politics-current-affairs/2020/06/with-talk-of-sukkahs-and-talmud-teachers-the-supreme-court-reconsiders-a-fundamental-first-amendment-principle/ • Podcast: Meir Soloveichik on the Genius of the Late Norman Lamm https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/religion-holidays/2020/06/podcast-meir-soloveichik-on-the-genius-of-the-late-norman-lamm/ • Masa cuts funding to yeshivas, religious institutions due to COVID-19 https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/masa-cuts-funding-to-yeshivas-religious-institutions-due-to-covid-19-632679 • Farewell to the Pruzanskys http://jewishlinknj.com//community-news/bergen/38491-farewell-to-the-pruzanskys

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• How are we going to close (before it’s too late) if/when a second wave hits? – Ultra-Orthodox push for closure of synagogues for fear of 2nd virus wave https://www.ynetnews.com/article/BkK113L0aU • Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt: ‘Jewish communities cannot rely on import of kosher meat’ https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/282259 • Kontorovich: Israel Should Act Now https://mosaicmagazine.com/response/israel-zionism/2020/06/kontorovich-israel-should-act-now/

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• The loss of a child never disappears, yet it is also not always there https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/the-loss-of-a-child-never-disappears-yet-it-is-also-not-always-there/ • Does the Recent Supreme Court Ruling on Sex Discrimination Threaten Religious Freedom? https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/politics-current-affairs/2020/06/does-the-recent-supreme-court-ruling-on-sex-discrimination-threaten-religious-freedom/

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• Education is more than learning to have empathy – R Eis – Parshat Shelach – Where was God’s Empathy? https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/parshat-shelach-where-was-gods-empathy/ • This is crazy but only part of the lawlessness in NY now as government has lost respect and control – Some New York City yeshivas are operating in the shadows https://www.jta.org/2020/06/17/united-states/some-new-york-city-yeshivas-are-operating-in-the-shadows

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