Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student writes frequently on Jewish issues and blogs at TorahMusings.com. He can be reached at gil.student@gmail.com.

Reviews in Brief

by | in Reviews in Brief

Rabbi Gamliel Shmalo’s Learning To Grow is billed as “a spiritual guide to your year in Israel” but do not be fooled. This book is a guide to a meaningful life regardless of your circumstances. Read more

Reviews in Brief

by | in Reviews in Brief

Finance, as an industry, has gained a reputation as a ruthless, amoral field where the only rule is to make money and the only law is to not get caught breaking the law. Every generalization like that… Read more

Reviews in Brief

by | in Reviews in Brief

We pray and recite blessings in Hebrew, study sacred Hebrew texts and speak Hebrew in Israel. But what is this language? Where did it come from and how did it become the de facto Jewish language after… Read more

Reviews in Brief

by | in Reviews in Brief

We often associate the reflourishing study of Tanach in the Orthodox community with the impressive analytics of the “New School” that effectively began with Nehama Leibowitz and continues to this day.… Read more