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• The Supreme Court Inches Toward Religious Freedom https://mosaicmagazine.com/observation/politics-current-affairs/2020/09/the-supreme-court-inches-toward-religious-freedom/ • She won $18,000, and still prefers Bible study https://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/216314 • NYC health department warns of ‘significant concern’ about COVID-19 rise in largely Orthodox neighborhoods https://www.jta.org/2020/09/22/united-states/nyc-health-department-warns-of-significant-concern-about-covid-19-rise-in-largely-orthodox-neighborhoods  

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• Charedi schools group welcomes Ofsted policy on LGBT https://www.thejc.com/education/education-news/charedi-schools-group-welcomes-ofsted-policy-on-lgbt-1.506819 • Chief rabbi: Awareness of domestic violence necessary in our community https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/chief-rabbi-awareness-of-domestic-violence-necessary-in-our-community-643065 • Rav Soloveitchik 1979 Teshuva Drasha: The Yom Kippur Avoda Recitation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzIy62HigCU&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=OhrPublishing  

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• Y Adlerstein – When Global Religion Declines, We Celebrate the King https://cross-currents.com/2020/09/18/when-global-religion-declines-we-celebrate-the-king/ • S Pruzansky – Año de la Corona https://rabbipruzansky.com/2020/09/18/ano-de-la-corona/ • Imagine that, they think God has a role in the big things that happen in this world – One-third of Netanyahu’s voters believe COVID-19 was sent by God https://www.jta.org/2020/09/17/israel/one-third-of-netanyahus-voters-believe-covid-19-was-sent-by-god  

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• I’m an Orthodox rabbi who takes COVID-19 very seriously. Here’s why my congregation is praying in person during the High Holidays. https://www.jta.org/2020/09/16/opinion/im-an-orthodox-rabbi-who-takes-covid-19-very-seriously-heres-why-my-congregation-is-praying-in-person-during-the-high-holidays • Why Are There So Many “Manels” in Modern Orthodoxy? https://thelehrhaus.com/commentary/why-are-there-so-many-manels-in-modern-orthodoxy/ • Response to “Manels” in Modern Orthodoxy https://thelehrhaus.com/commentary/response-to-manels-in-modern-orthodoxy/ • I find this fascinating because the author speaks in terms of values that have become accepted in many parts of the Orthodox community ...

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• Kosher Crisis Hits $19 Billion Market With Rabbis Stuck At Home https://www.bloombergquint.com/businessweek/kosher-during-coronavirus-rabbis-inspect-chinese-food-plants-virtually • Town settles lawsuit over nixed Orthodox Jewish expansion https://www.startribune.com/town-settles-lawsuit-over-nixed-orthodox-jewish-expansion/572420872/ • Chief Rabbi: Covid-19 on the rise ‘primarily due to irresponsibility’ https://www.thejc.com/news/uk/chief-rabbi-covid-19-on-the-rise-primarily-due-to-irresponsibility-1.506676 • Rabbi Bender is a model of responsible leadership (read both letters). A few cases are inevitable. How you handle them and prevent them from spreading makes all the difference. – ...

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• One stop shopping for responsa and halachic guidance regarding the High Holidays in the age of Covid https://www.kolcorona.com/halachot

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• Schools all over are learning through the process and adapting to find the best practices for them. Every stricture hurts students and teachers but every leniency hurts them also. Each school needs to find its own balance. – Jewish day schools open for the year with new safety precautions and plans for possible closures https://www.jta.org/2020/09/10/health/jewish-day-schools-open-for-the-year-with-new-safety-precautions-and-plans-for-possible-closures • European Rabbis Encouraged by EU ...

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• OU Chag at Home https://www.ou.org/chag/ • Dr. Jonathan Paley’s brief tutorial videos for Rosh Hashanah chazzanim https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq4_3_HsKTGxU-JX_441Vlg • R J Muskat – What’s Better on Rosh Hashanah: Shacharit with a Minyan or Musaf with Piyutim? https://blogs.timesofisrael.com/whats-better-on-rosh-hashanah-shacharit-with-a-minyan-or-musaf-with-piyutim/ • Mystery of ‘magnificent palace’ found in Jerusalem https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-54006773

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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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