"Luke Ford reports all of the 'juicy' quotes, and has been doing it for years." (Marc B. Shapiro)
"This guy knows all the gossip, the ins and outs, the lashon hara of the Orthodox world. He’s an [expert] in... all the inner workings of the Orthodox world." (Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff)
"This generation's Hillel." (Nathan Cofnas)
Category Archives: R. David Wolpe
Rabbis & Rapists: A New Novel Exposes California Judaism
When Orthodox Judaism sends its people to oversee conversion programs, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing … Continue reading
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Second thoughts on this petition to take down Syria’s regime?
I email Professor Jonathan Sarna about this petition he signed in 2013 along with Leon Wieseltier, Joseph Telushkin, Shmuly Yanklowitz, Avi Weiss, Yosef Blau, David Wolpe, Eric Yoffie, Menachem Genack, Steven Weil, Haskel Lookstein, Mark Dratch, Jeffrey K. Salkin to … Continue reading
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Rabbi David Wolpe, Danielle Berrin Are No Longer Dating Each Other
After about a year together, the rabbi and the journalist are no longer an item. A friend emails: “I was wondering the reason your blog posts had become less frequent over the past week. I had no idea that this … Continue reading
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David Wolpe – America’s Top Congregational Rabbi
From the Jewish Chronicle of London, this interview with the Sinai Temple rav: And as for the question of gay marriages, he argues that “in America in 10 years, maybe less, maybe more, it won’t be an issue. The sociological … Continue reading
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Will Jewish Journal Hollywood Columnist Danielle Berrin Make A Good Rebbitzen?
For the past few months, journalist Danielle Berrin has been dating David Wolpe, a famous author and the senior rabbi at Sinai Temple in Westwood. Rabbi Wolpe is twice her age (he was born in 1958 and she was born … Continue reading
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