Friday, February 26, 2010

Weekly Links

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


  • SALT today: link
  • In scandals, a wake-up call for Orthodoxy: link
  • Rabbi condemned for ordaining woman: link
  • R. J. David Bleich, R. Adam Mintz and R. Avi Weiss on women rabbis 12 years ago: link
  • Haredi rabbis vs. the Internet, and the Internet is winning: link
  • Jewish basketball team forfeits over fast day: link
  • Del.'s 1st Jewish Gov. Hangs Mezuzah At Mansion: link
  • R. Shmuel Goldin on women's communal roles (creating places of leadership for them within the Orthodox community that are unique and specific; we should not attempt to break down role traditions): link
  • OU PowerPoint includes the whole Megillah: link
  • Religion among the Millennials: link
  • The ghosts of Purim past: The holiday's violent beginnings—and what they mean for the Jewish future: link
Previous days' linksThursday
  • SALT today: link
  • Ezras Torah calendar for Adar: link
  • Megillat Esther: an online commentary by Rabbi Yonatan Grossman: link
  • Rabbi fishes for ban on salmon: link
  • Herman Wouk's surprising passion: link
  • Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik’s Purim Question: link
  • From Skinhead to Orthodox Jew: link
  • Helsinki parents fined after son's circumcision without anaesthetic: link
  • Dr. Alan Brill's Post-Orthodoxy Contest: link
  • OU Passover Guide now available: link (PDF)
  • Vigorous city council debate in front of overflow crowd: link - recap
  • JTS intermarriage workshop signals change on issue: link
  • Agudath Israel of America's Moetzes Gedolei HaTorah condemn Rabbi Avi Weiss over woman rabba: link
  • SALT today: link
  • For children of Russian immigrants, mainstream Jewish community remains elusive: link
  • Chief Rabbis favor fur ban: link
  • Dr. Lawrence Kaplan on R. Emanuel Rackman and R. Joseph B. Soloveitchik: link
  • Rabbis Set To Rumble Over Rabba?: link
  • Tonight: Nachum Segal moderates a debate between candidates to fill Simcha Felder's position: link
  • Bill goes after sexual harassment by spiritual leaders: link
  • Stanley Fish: Are There Secular Reasons?: link
  • R. J. Simcha Cohen: Why Can't Women Read The Megillah For Men?: link
  • SALT today: link
  • Bnei Brak launches 'no smoking on Purim' campaign: link
  • Pre-nup agreements growing in popularity: link
  • Tzohar to hold 60 Megillah readings around Israel in its efforts to bridge the gap between religious and secular Jews: link
  • St. Louisan becomes youngest female Senior Rabbi: link
  • Ask the Rabbi: The hot seat - The mixed-seating controversy was undoubtedly one of US Jewry's most controversial and divisive issues: link
  • R. Yair Hoffman: Our Growing Insanity: link
  • SALT today: link
  • The Coca-Cola rabbi: link
  • Chassidic leaders back David Greenfield for NY City Council: link
  • R. Menachem Porush dies at 93: link
  • Gay and Orthodox Jewish: is there a problem?: link
  • Religious gays helpline flooded: link
  • Free online archive of Judaism: A Quarterly Journal: link
  • Free online archive of Hebrew Studies Journal: link
  • God said multiply, and did she ever: link
  • YU Purim To Go: link
  • In 3,000-year-old wall, scholar sees proof for Biblical narrative: link
  • R. J. Simcha Cohen on showering on Shabbat and Yom Tov: link

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