Category Archives: FailedMessiah

Failed Messiah Profiled

Samuel G. Freedman writes in the New York Times: Leaders of the Chabad movement declined to speak on the record about Mr. Rosenberg, but in general, they say he has exaggerated the degree of messianism in the movement and that … Continue reading

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He Needed Rape, She Needed Conversion

Conversions to Judaism do not typically require rape of the would-be convert. I did not have this experience, for instance. Perhaps the holy rabbi was simply being scrupulous that the would-be convert did not wear pants (or panties). When he … Continue reading

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Failed Messiah’s Interview With Historian Bryan Mark Rigg

Shmarya Rosenberg writes: Chabad wants the head of Nazi Germany’s Military Intelligence to be granted Righteous Gentile status by Yad Vashem. Here is a no holds barred interview conducted this evening with the historian who wrote the groundbreaking book on … Continue reading

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Failed Messiah On A Tear

Failed Messiah reports: I broke this story a month ago and then added to Monday night. The JTA’s report is clearly based on these two posts. The JTA skips all mention of the involvement of Chabad’s national prison outreach organization, … Continue reading

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JTA & Duplicate Content

I got this email today from JTA.org: Hey Luke, I’m sure you remember me from my Jewschool days. Just a heads up:  JTA’s pretty adamant about making sure that people don’t reprint our content in full if they’re not paying … Continue reading

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