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• Important AMCHA study on Jewish identity goes beyond Harvard

• Written by a Conservative rabbi – Moneyball Judaism: ‘Winning’ an unfair game

• The Orthodox Women of Instagram

• Study of Jewish men links religious lifestyle to heart health

• R M Taragin – When The Israeli Army Asks Religious Soldiers To Fight In Mixed-Gender Units

• The Modern Orthodox Conundrum: Part III: The Solution?

• About R H Sabato – The Sage and Scribe of Modern Israel

• Investor vs. stakeholder Zionism

• Ultra-Orthodox news website apologizes, will pay fine for blurring faces of women

• Slivovitz, a spirit with a cherished Jewish history, gets UNESCO World Heritage protection

• E Reichman – Jews, Medicine and the University of Padua A Behind the Scenes (Virtual) Tour of a New Exhibit at the Jewish Museum of Padua

• Y Hoffman – The Ten Days That Disappeared in 1582

• Separation: The Origin of the Women’s Section in the Synagogue

• C Glick – Cultural appropriation and the Jews

• Meeting the Ancestors: DNA from a medieval German cemetery opens a window on the history of today’s largest Jewish population

• Yeshiva Dean Warns ‘Pathways’ May Lead Nowhere

• Desperately seeking rabbinical students – Ziegler rabbinical school to shorten program and shrink students’ time in Israel

• It has religious liberty provisions but not as robust as some would like – Gay marriage bill clears hurdle amid religious freedom concerns

• Over-heated rhetoric? – Yeshiva Advocates Equate State Regulation With ‘Cultural Genocide’

• Why More People, Jewish and Not, Are Embracing Shabbat

• Is Giving Tuesday good for the (fundraising) Jews?

• Rabbi serves kosher food to Jewish travelers at World Cup

• Another eruv in Brooklyn, this time very big (for the record, I don’t carry on Shabbos in Brooklyn) – Mayor Adams Completes Brooklyn Eruv Project by Signing 99-Year Lease for $1

• Playing professional sports on Shabbos is forbidden – A Kiddush Hashem?? – Rabbi Hershel Schachter

• R P Dunner – We Can’t Accept the Tyranny of Mediocrity

• Looted coin of Hanukkah villain found during bust of suspected artifact thief

• R H Jachter – Precision in Our Halachic Observance

• No discussion of the next logical question, who will pay our tuitions? – Who will pay our teachers?

• The Tzitz Eliezer did not permit sex reassignment surgery and his view of its effectiveness is very unclear – R T Sinensky – Demystifying R. Eliezer Waldenberg on Sex Reassignment Surgery

• Affidavit of Prof. Moshe Krakowski About Haredi Education (PDF)

• The Modern Orthodox Conundrum: Part I

• The Modern Orthodox Conundrum: : Part II: Why Is This Happening?

• Rabbi Shachter and Family Moved By Seeing Chabad’s LifeTown in New Jersey

• Did a 15th-Century Jew Beat Gutenberg to the Printing Press?

• Israel’s chief rabbi proposes amending the Law of Return

• Rabbis call on students not to go into tank corps after 3 women join course

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