Is The World 6,000 Years Old?

Jimmy emails: Rabbi Leib Tropper is infamous for promoting and enforcing the requirement that converts believe that the world is less than 6000 years old. See here if you’re not familiar with it:

http://www.rationalistjudaism.com/2009/11/rabbi-leib-tropper-and-ejf.html
http://www.zootorah.com/controversy/ejf.pdf
http://modernorthoprax.blogspot.com/2009/09/amazing-shailah-and-teshuvah.html

Well get this: Shannon Orand, his mistress, promoted a speech by Gerald Schroeder, the Orthodox apologist whose shtick is explaining the the true age of the Earth is not a contradiction with the Torah! See here:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Jewish_Houston/message/1133

She approves of Schroeder?? OH NOES, her conversion can’t be valid!

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