Friday, January 15, 2010

Weekly Links

Rules: link (Note that this post will move every day until the end of the week)


  • SALT today: link
  • Internet worse than television: link
  • Thought-controlled gadgets and Jewish law: link
  • YU aims for "cross-pollination" between its students and Israel: link
  • Response to "Fast Times at Gap Year High": link
  • More from R. Abba Dunner on EJF: link
  • An EJF insider: link
  • Jewish community is graying but where are the kids?: link
  • Slate article on Orthodox homosexuality agreeing with my view: link

Previous days' linksThursday
  • SALT today: link
  • Haiti despairs as quake deaths mount: link
  • Rabbi removes Heter Iska from foreign currency exchange firm saying it is gambling: link
  • How modern airport security may run afoul of Jewish law (what law???): link
  • Army to Chabad rabbi: get a shave! (the government's position is offensive but so is what this rabbi is quoted as saying about shaving): link
  • Fast times at ‘Gap Year’ high: link
  • Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks wins National Jewish Book Award in Modern Jewish Thought & Experience for his brilliant work, Covenant & Conversation: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible, Genesis: The Beginnings (published by Maggid/Koren and OU Press): link (PDF)
  • No change on the tuition front: link
  • Video of presentation on OU Marital Satisfaction Survey (I was in the audience and asked a question): link
  • SALT today: link
  • POTUS on helping Haiti: link
  • A Charedi representative on the sad state of the Charedi world: link
  • Dr. David Berger on a resurrected messiah in Judaism: link
  • R. Chaim Druckman fired from Conversion Authority: link
  • Two Jewish Star articles on EJF scandal: I, II
  • EJF scandal spills into Montreal controversy: link
  • Results of OU marital survey: link
  • R. Nati Helfgot - Men, don't hog the women's section: link
  • SALT today: link
  • R. Moshe Kletenik and R. Barry Freundel on RCA conversions: link
  • R. Abba Dunner responds to EJF: link
  • Who built the pyramids?: link
  • Negative review: Hillel Halkin on The Invention of the Jewish People: link
  • Negative review: Ari Goldman on Have A Little Faith: link
  • David Brooks: The Tel Aviv Cluster: link
  • Israeli robots remake battlefield: link
  • SALT today: link
  • Orthodox female "rabbi" lost money with Madoff: link
  • R. Shlomo Zalman Auerbach on school-yard fights - hit back: link
  • Gerrer and Chabad chassidim fight in Arad: link
  • Jewish billionaire dies in helicopter crash: link
  • EJF attacks R. Abba Dunner: link
  • Legal opinion: Rabbinical court can invalidate conversions: link

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