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• E Cohen – The Jewish Schools of the Future https://mosaicmagazine.com/essay/politics-current-affairs/2020/08/the-jewish-schools-of-the-future/ • I tend to agree with the general thrust, although not necessarily with all the specific arguments – ‘The Jews are coming’ and that’s good for Israel https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/the-jews-are-coming-and-thats-good-for-israel/ • Some relevant thoughts for us – 5 trends changing pastors’ outreach to millennials, Gen Z https://www.christianpost.com/news/5-trends-changing-pastors-outreach-to-millennials-gen-z-barna.html

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• New COVID-19 cases in Orthodox communities elicit concern as school year and High Holidays near https://www.jta.org/2020/08/19/health/new-covid-19-cases-in-orthodox-communities-elicit-concern-as-school-year-and-high-holidays-near • Orthodox runner hires attorney in bid to move Olympics marathon from Saturday https://www.timesofisrael.com/orthodox-runner-hires-attorney-in-bid-to-move-olympics-marathon-from-saturday/ • In the Netherlands, judges can fine and lock up Jewish men who refuse to give their wives a religious divorce https://www.jta.org/2020/08/19/global/in-the-netherlands-judges-can-fine-and-lock-up-jewish-men-who-refuse-to-give-their-wives-a-religious-divorce

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• I signed and encourage you to sign as well – The Philadelphia Statement https://thephillystatement.org/read/ • Y Isaacs – Comic book heroes, meet the month of Elul http://www.jewishaz.com/religiouslife/comic-book-heroes-meet-the-month-of-elul/article_bafd951a-e174-11ea-8039-e73b48a767e1.html • H Maryles – The Problem with Modern Orthodoxy https://www.jewishpress.com/blogs/haemtza/the-problem-with-modern-orthodoxy/2020/08/19/

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• R M Hauer – Running a Jewish day school just got a lot more expensive — and parents shouldn’t be the only ones paying the price. https://www.jta.org/2020/08/17/opinion/running-a-jewish-day-school-just-got-a-lot-more-expensive-and-parents-shouldnt-be-the-only-ones-paying-the-price • In theory, yes, but to many ears it sounds like an overly convenient criticism of Trump supporters with a perfunctory, insincere generalization – A Shafran – Partisanship is tearing the Orthodox community apart https://forward.com/opinion/452764/partisanship-is-tearing-the-orthodox-community-apart/ ...

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• R E Poupko – Free Jewish Education for All. Now. https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/free-jewish-education-for-all-now/ • Report: Yemen’s Remaining Jews to Move to UAE Following Israel Treaty https://hamodia.com/2020/08/16/report-yemens-remaining-jews-move-uae-following-israel-treaty/ • R Y Schonfeld – Cancel Culture Comes to Orthodoxy https://www.queensjewishlink.com/index.php/opinion/36-message-from-r-schonfeld-r-yoel-schonfeld/2984-cancel-culture-comes-to-orthodoxy • The sad financial state of congregational rabbis in Israel (Hebrew) https://www.makorrishon.co.il/magazine/256007/

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• D Bashevkin – Shabbat for Grown-Ups https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/belief/articles/tractate-shabbat • Haredim and high-tech: Beyond the numbers https://www.jns.org/opinion/haredim-and-high-tech-beyond-the-numbers/ • How the Western Wall Became a Place of Jewish Worship https://mosaicmagazine.com/picks/history-ideas/2020/08/how-the-western-wall-became-a-place-of-jewish-worship/

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• The impending day-school crisis is a golden opportunity https://www.jns.org/opinion/the-impending-day-school-crisis-is-a-golden-opportunity/ • In New York area, a Jewish media landscape is devastated by COVID-19 https://www.timesofisrael.com/in-new-york-area-a-jewish-media-landscape-is-devastated-by-covid-19/

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• Jewish schools across the country are opening in-person — but planning for a second wave https://forward.com/news/national/452272/jewish-schools-reopen-pandemic-distance-learning/ • Pray at home or at shul, not online. There will be life after the pandemic and we don’t want praying online to be an option. – 17% of American Jews attended a virtual prayer service last month, compared to half of Christians https://www.jta.org/quick-reads/17-of-american-jews-attended-a-virtual-prayer-service-last-month-compared-to-half-of-christians • As ...

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• I’m hoping they think ahead and don’t solve the problem in front of them but the problems that could come in 1, 2, 5 or 10 years – High Court gives rabbinate 90 days for solution to women’s Halacha exams https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/high-court-gives-rabbinate-90-days-for-solution-to-womens-torah-exams-637696 • A writer for the Forward tries to normalize Open Orthodoxy as Modern Orthodoxy – No streaming, no singing: ...

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• Sephardi legacy to be newly emphasized in Murcia region of southern Spain https://www.jns.org/sephardi-legacy-to-be-emphasized-in-region-of-southern-spain/ • The Rabbinical Alliance of America Calls For Reopening Schools Safely In The New School Year https://rabbinicalalliance.org/2020/08/02/the-rabbinical-alliance-of-america-calls-for-reopening-schools-safely-in-the-new-school-year/ • A Schick – Biden needs to bring religious Americans into the Democratic fold https://thehill.com/opinion/civil-rights/510650-biden-needs-to-bring-religious-americans-into-the-democratic-fold • Major correction to psychiatric study of gender transitioning – https://twitter.com/ryantand/status/1290286103979671557 • Yeshiva teachers ...

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