"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)
Tag Archives: Ashkenazim
Should The Sephardim Go To The Back Of The Bus?
Orthodox rabbi and history professor Marc B. Shapiro blogs Nov. 7, 2007: I read about the outrage taking place in Emanuel, where in the local Beit Yaakov Sephardi students are being segregated from Ashkenazim to the extent that the two … Continue reading
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Congregation Mogen David Still Kicking
The shul has a building and a fat bank account but few members. Gabe Elias, who says he is an ordained Orthodox rabbi, has been running the place since getting rid of Rabbi Jonathan Muskat in 2003. Around 2006, about … Continue reading
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