Thursday, May 27, 2010

Weekly Links

Rules: link

  • Quebec wants Montreal yeshiva closed: link
  • No more kosher slaughter exceptions to New Zealand pre-stunning requirement: link 1, link 2
  • More confusion about who said what regarding worms in fish (this is why you never rely on articles for halakhah, always ask your rabbi): link 1, link 2
  • More from Rabbi Horowitz on the Areivim pseudo-life insurance program: link
  • The full text of R. Nathan Lopes Cardozo's essay On the Nature and Future of Halakha in Relation to Autonomous Religiosity (discussed in this post: link): link
  • Rabbi: one of 50 best careers: link
  • Interesting letters to Azure about Jewish-Christian relations and Chabad messianism: link
  • Halacha and Autonomous Religiosity: What’s the Problem?: link
  • SALT today: link

  • Thursday
    • The ‘Jewish Establishment’ won’t respond, but others do: link
    • Day schools or nothing?: link
    • No eulogies allowed for a molester: link
    • In Yiddish author’s papers, potential gold: link
    • GM sued over use of Einstein in ad: link
    • New marriage license/Jewish identity guidelines in Israel: link
    • SALT today: link
    • The Deceptive, Destructive Legacy Of Moishe Rosen: link
    • Precocious yeshiva girl starts a cursing-prevention group: link
    • The Modern Orthodox Israel Parade: link
    • Prof. Daniel Sperber appointed Chancellor of Canadian Yeshiva & Rabbinical School (seems to be between Conservative and Orthodoxy): link
    • Nationwide kashrus gathering on worms in fish, with video (I still don't get it, see also this post: link): link
    • Conservatives’ ethical seal nearing kosher marketplace: link
    • SALT today: link
    • Dr. Erica Brown: My year of reading books: link
    • Synagogue shuts counseling center due to ‘immodesty’ (I agree with the closing, a shul is not the place for a hangout): link
    • Jim Joseph Foundation gives $33 million to Jewish rabbinical seminaries (surprisingly, not YCT): link
    • Mixing Torah and flour: link
    • Ask the Rabbi: What’s the controversy over the building of the new emergency room in Ashkelon’s Barzilai Medical Center?: link
    • SALT today: link
    • Talmud for everyone?: link
    • Profs. Aryeh and Dov Frimer on partnership minyanim: link
    • IDF Chief Rabbi Ronsky's contribution: link
    • Secular Israel senses threat in rise of the ultra-orthodox: link
    • Ultra-Orthodox Jews lose grave battle in Israel: link
    • SALT today: link

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