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Friday, August 18, 2006
Yashar in YU Review
Yashar has five books highlighted in the current issue of YU Review. My Yeshiva College is featured as a story. And listed in the Bookshelf section are:
Where There's Life, There's Life
Gray Matter volume 2
Medicine and Jewish Law volume III
Moral Issues of the Marketplace in Jewish Law

Why Evolution Is Kosher
An interview with Rabbi Slifkin: link

Thursday, August 17, 2006
Why Evolution is Kosher
An interview with Rabbi Slifkin about his new book, The Challenge of Creation, on BeliefNet.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006
The Slifkin Torah-Science Controversy

My front-page article in this week's The Jewish Press (link):
The Slifkin Torah-Science Controversy
An admittedly biased insider's perspective

The Jewish community is no stranger to conflict. Some controversies, however, transcend their local concern and reverberate in ways originally unintended. I believe we have witnessed such an event with the recent controversy surrounding three books about Torah and science by Rabbi Natan (Nosson) Slifkin. The bans promulgated on his books have come to represent more than just disapproval of those specific works; they have come to signify the lack of centralized rabbinic authority in our globalized world and the increased empowerment of the individual afforded by the Internet...

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Sunday, August 06, 2006
Rabbi Slifkin in the News

The Weekly Standard
The Human Factor - Aug. 14

Five Towns Jewish Times
Zoo Torah - July 13
Letters to the Editor (PDF, pp. 34-35) - July 21
Torah and Science Meet - July 27
Letter to the Editor (PDF, pp. 32-33) - July 28

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