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• Of course we should care about who rabbis think we should vote for https://forward.com/opinion/453977/of-course-we-should-care-about-who-rabbis-think-we-should-vote-for/ • Group of 100 Orthodox Jewish rabbis calls on Bezos to stop using SPLC to ID alleged hate groups https://www.foxnews.com/us/rabbis-jeff-bezos-splc-amazon-hate-groups • Virtual Jewish day school founded amid pandemic suspends operations due to low enrollment https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/virtual-jewish-day-school-founded-amid-pandemic-suspends-operations-due-to-low-enrollment • Not because the Jewish community has decided to reject the trait of gluttony – Lubinsky ...

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• This is self-inflicted and preventable. Why are rabbis being mesader kiddushin and saying berachos under the chupah at weddings where people don’t wear masks? – COVID positivity rates spike in Orthodox neighborhoods in New York City, with large weddings eyed as a culprit https://www.jta.org/2020/09/07/health/covid-positivity-rates-spike-in-orthodox-neighborhoods-in-new-york-city-with-large-weddings-eyed-as-a-culprit • Danish lawmakers to mull circumcision ban, sparking protest https://www.timesofisrael.com/danish-lawmakers-to-mull-circumcision-ban-sparking-protest/ • R H Leibowitz – Chizuk for Those ...

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• R D Stav – The power of humility and confidence as one https://www.jns.org/opinion/the-power-of-humility-and-confidence-as-one/ • Israeli scholar wins prize for recreating medieval Catalonian Jewish prayer book https://www.timesofisrael.com/israeli-scholar-wins-prize-for-recreating-medieval-catalonian-jewish-prayer-book/ • My date with history… and hope https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/my-date-with-history-and-hope/ • How an annual religious pilgrimage created a year-round Jewish community in Uman, Ukraine https://www.jta.org/2020/09/04/global/how-an-annual-religious-pilgrimage-created-a-year-round-jewish-community-in-uman-ukraine

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• Very impressive and courageous – YU Announces New LGBTQ Inclusivity Policies, Denies LGBTQ Club Formation https://yucommentator.org/2020/09/yu-announces-new-lgbtq-inclusivity-policies-denies-lgbtq-club-formation/ • M Hier – The hidden Zionists https://www.jns.org/opinion/the-hidden-zionists/ • Meet The Rabbi Who Gave The Invocation On Day 3 Of The Republican National Convention Last Week https://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/interviews-and-profiles/meet-the-rabbi-who-gave-the-invocation-on-day-3-of-the-republican-national-convention-last-week/2020/09/03/

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• Jewish communal institutions jump hurdles to meet social needs during corona, economic crisis https://www.jns.org/jewish-communal-institutions-jump-hurdles-to-meet-social-services-during-corona-and-economic-crisis/ • Y Oppenheimer – Was I Doing Kiruv All Wrong? https://www.jewishpress.com/indepth/opinions/was-i-doing-kiruv-all-wrong/2020/09/03/ • Orthodox Union (OU) Kosher Forms New Community Relations Department to Focus on Education https://www.ou.org/news/orthodox-union-ou-kosher-forms-new-community-relations-department-to-focus-on-education/  

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• N Lewin – Threatening an athletic boycott to protect religious freedom https://www.jns.org/opinion/threatening-an-athletic-boycott-to-protect-religious-freedom/ • Word on the street is that NYC shut down some Boro Park wedding halls last Thursday – Citing COVID uptick, 138 Long Island Jewish doctors ask community to trust medical experts https://www.jta.org/2020/09/01/health/citing-covid-uptick-138-long-island-jewish-doctors-ask-community-to-trust-medical-experts • U.S. Surgeon General exhorts Orthodox rabbis to keep their communities safe during the High Holidays https://forward.com/news/453710/us-surgeon-general-exhorts-orthodox-rabbis-to-keep-their-communities-safe/ • Information on ...

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• Part of the Corona halakhic literature kolcorona.com/halachot – Pandemic has generated new 600-page book of Jewish law https://forward.com/news/453573/jewish-law-for-the-coronavirus/ • NCSY corrects record after chapter signs onto letter supporting Black Lives Matter https://www.jns.org/ncsy-corrects-record-after-chapter-signs-onto-letter-supporting-black-lives-matter/ • The COVID-19 pandemic has been buffeting American Jewry for months. What lies ahead? https://www.jta.org/2020/08/31/united-states/the-covid-19-pandemic-has-been-buffeting-american-jewry-for-months-what-lies-ahead • If protests are allowed… – Whose right is it anyway? https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/whose-right-is-it-anyway/ • R A Edelstein – Burnout http://nleresources.com/2020/09/burnout/

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• Many Orthodox Jews support President Trump. I’m one of them — here’s why. https://www.jta.org/2020/08/28/opinion/many-orthodox-jews-support-president-trump-im-one-of-them-heres-why • R Apple – How to find the right rabbi https://www.jwire.com.au/how-to-find-the-right-rabbi/ • The Time Is Now for a Jewish Civil Rights Movement https://www.newsweek.com/time-now-jewish-civil-rights-movement-opinion-1528578 • Orthodox Union Kosher App Unveils Tevilas Keilim, Bug Checking and Pas Yisroel tools https://www.jns.org/wire/orthodox-union-kosher-app-unveils-tevilas-keilim-bug-checking-and-pas-yisroel-tools/

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• Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on cancel culture, restoring morality and Israel’s missed opportunities https://www.jta.org/2020/08/27/opinion/rabbi-jonathan-sacks • The media seems to highlight this (valid, if debatable) message primarily when rabbis support conservative politicians, and not on the liberal side – Rabbi Jonathan Sacks on politics from the pulpit: ‘I’m afraid American Jewry is making a big, big, big mistake’ https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/rabbi-jonathan-sacks-on-politics-from-the-pulpit-im-afraid-american-jewry-is-making-a-big-big-big-mistake • Discussion between ...

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• There are new cases in my Brooklyn neighborhood – Brooklyn synagogue, Orthodox medics warn of rising COVID cases, second wave https://www.timesofisrael.com/brooklyn-synagogue-orthodox-medics-warn-of-rising-covid-cases-second-wave/ • New York governor vows to take action on Brooklyn weddings if mayor won’t https://www.timesofisrael.com/new-york-governor-vows-to-take-action-on-brooklyn-weddings-if-mayor-wont/ • 2 Orthodox rabbis from NJ inspire more than Jews as they make it as Air Force chaplains https://www.thejewishstar.com/stories/2-orthodox-rabbis-from-nj-inspire-more-than-jews-as-they-make-it-as-air-force-chaplains,19652? • Excerpt from forthcoming book – R J Sacks ...

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