Category Archives: R. Shmuly Yanklowitz

Orthodox rabbi’s anti-Trump prayer causes a stir

As I wrote May 1, 2016: “Do social justice and scandal go together? It would be funny if the rabbi did something unethical. Reading between the lines, it sounds like some sort of financial problem. I wonder if YCT moved … Continue reading

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Rabbis Asking Tough Questions: Were Adam and Eve Black transgender refugees?

Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz writes: When God finally crafted the Human on the sixth day, the assumption for most students of the Bible is that Man was created first, and from him, Woman was created. This reading is widely accepted and … Continue reading

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Why Did Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz Leave Kehilat Israel?

President Steve Osman writes in the shul bulletin in 2013: This article will formally announce to those who do not already know, that Rabbi Yanklowitz has resigned his position as Senior Rabbi. On Friday, May 17 a verbal agreement was … Continue reading

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R. Shmuly Yanklowitz & Defanged Rabbis

The Jewish Libertarian writes: He destroyed Rubashkin’s because he felt the workers there were being mistreated. So he shut the place down. He makes his living destroying things that he personally finds objectionable without a second thought about the consequences … Continue reading

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Rubashkin Revenge: Ethical Certificates at Center of Dispute

The Jewish Journal reports: About eight months ago, when Katsuji Tanabe agreed to display the Tav HaYosher certificate in the window of his one-year-old restaurant on Pico Boulevard, the head chef and owner of Mexikosher knew that the “ethical seal,” … Continue reading

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