"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)
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Why Aren’t Most Jews Orthodox?
Dear Orthodox intellectual: Have you publicly addressed the primary reasons why most Jews are not Orthodox? If you haven’t, I’d love to see that. I’m curious if you think the biggest obstacle to non-Orthodox considering Orthodoxy is intellectual (most of … Continue reading
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‘The Tenacity of Unreasonable Beliefs: Fundamentalism and the Fear of Truth’ by Dr. Solomon Schimmel
Solomon Schimmel is father to my friend David and a professor at Hebrew College. He’s published this new book through Oxford University Press (and here is Solomon’s blog). It is primarily about why Orthodox Jews do not accept secular scholarship … Continue reading
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