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• S Brody – Does Halacha approve of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising? https://www.jpost.com/Israeli-Life-In-Docs/Does-Halacha-approve-of-the-Warsaw-Ghetto-Uprising-607967 • Photo Contest for Singles – OU Center for Communal Research https://research.ou.org/photo-contest/ • The failed messiah in the wake of the Spanish exile – A Doomed Proposal for a Joint Jewish-Christian Crusade: Three Divergent Views of Solomon Molcho http://jewishlinknj.com/features/34362-a-doomed-proposal-for-a-joint-jewish-christian-crusade-three-divergent-views-of-solomon-molcho • The culture war over Jewish values http://www.israelnationalnews.com/Articles/Article.aspx/24711

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• Y Goldberg – Wearing Many Hats: The Balancing Act of Today’s Rebbetzin https://rabbiefremgoldberg.org/read-posts/wearing-many-hats-the-balancing-act-of-todays-rebbetzin/ • It’s a mistake to prohibit that which is permissible, especially in this land of plenty. As someone who is normally shy and quiet, I see that a little alcohol generates conversation and friendship. Additionally, we have to teach kids moderation and they might listen. Teach ...

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• I think we should be honored that such clearly non-Orthodox thinkers want to be associated with us. Just make sure they don’t touch any non-mevushal wine – TheTorah.com: It Is Most Certainly Not “Orthodox Jews Challenging Commonly Held Beliefs About the Torah” https://cross-currents.com/2019/11/12/thetorah-com-it-is-most-certainly-not-orthodox-jews-challenging-commonly-held-beliefs-about-the-torah/ • Leading Jewish publisher celebrates completion of innovative edition of Talmud https://religionnews.com/2019/11/12/leading-jewish-publisher-celebrates-completion-of-innovative-edition-of-talmud/ • Rabbinical court retroactively ...

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• This article is so strange to me. I do not want to be friends with people who have to ask why a Jew would move to Israel – Struggling To Explain My Aliyah Move To Friends https://jewishweek.timesofisrael.com/moving-toward-higher-ground/ • A Christian book from a lawyer at the Becket Fund – A Report from the Religious Liberty Front Lines https://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2019/november-web-only/free-believe-luke-goodrich-religious-freedom.html • ...

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• Tradition symposium on Rupture and Reconstruction – Fall 2019 Issue Arrives https://traditiononline.org/fall-2019-issue-arrives/ • Very important article about the limitations of archeological consensus – A chance discovery changes everything we know about biblical Israel https://www.haaretz.com/archaeology/.premium.MAGAZINE-a-chance-discovery-changes-everything-we-know-about-biblical-israel-1.8003920 • W Goldstein – Shabbat: Reclaiming Jewish identity from anti-Semitism https://www.jns.org/opinion/shabbat-reclaiming-jewish-identity-from-anti-semitism/ • M Krakowski – Hassidic Communities Are Built On Charity – Thanks To Their ...

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• 120,000 Books Going Online for First Time as Part of Historic National Library of Israel – Google Collaboration | National Library of Israel https://beta.nli.org.il/en/content/nli-google-books • DC museum unveils rare 1,000-year-old Hebrew Bible https://www.timesofisrael.com/dc-museum-unveils-rare-1000-year-old-hebrew-bible/ • J Knapp – Dreaming of Emunah http://www.jewishlinknj.com/features/34210-dreaming-of-emunah • The yetzer hara is calling – A new program pays Orthodox synagogues to hire women as spiritual ...

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Announcing: Torah Musings App

by R. Gil Student The entire 15 year history of Torah Musings is now available on your Android phone. Of course, it has been available for years on your phone’s browser. Now you can use the (free) Torah Musings Android app, which allows for downloading content and easy navigation, and includes additional features, such as video and audio classes. You ...

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• Unprecedented front page editorial by Jewish Chronicle directed to gentiles considering voting for Labour – To All Our Fellow British Citizens https://www.thejc.com/comment/leaders/to-all-our-fellow-british-citizens-1.491812 • This rule was significant and its dismissal is a blow to religious liberty – Judge Scraps ‘Conscience’ Rule Protecting Doctors Who Deny Care For Religious Reasons https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2019/11/06/776765601/judge-scraps-conscience-rule-protecting-doctors-who-deny-care-for-religious-reas • Haredi medical charity raises NIS 1m. after concert ...

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• A musician’s perspective – The Music Is Too Damn Loud! http://blogindm.blogspot.com/2019/11/the-music-is-too-damn-loud.html • Top rabbi warns that social media giants are failing to tackle deadly anti-Semitism and other hate speech https://www.newsweek.com/facebook-twitter-social-media-hate-speech-antisemitism-rabbi-1469867 • Turning Rabbi Firer’s blessings into a feminist curse https://www.jns.org/opinion/turning-rabbi-firers-blessings-into-a-feminist-curse/ • R Spolter – For Halachic End of Life Issues the Best Solution is Personal Guidance https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/for-halachic-end-of-life-issues-the-best-solution-is-personal-guidance/ • Israeli ...

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