"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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Tag Archives: David Rue
Journalists Love Indifference
There’s no emotional quality that journalists prize more in their subjects than indifference. When you deal with people who react in a volatile way to what you write about them, you can’t help but think they are emotionally weak. Think … Continue reading
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What Animates Rabbi Gershon Bess?
He’s the most powerful Orthodox rabbi in Los Angeles. The yeshiva and kollel communities look to him for guidance. He is the power behind the RCC. What does he want? What is his vision? He strikes me as a man … Continue reading
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Jerry Friedman Cleans House At Shalhevet
Before he leaves his position as Shalhevet’s boss, Dr. Friedman is not renewing teaching contracts for a couple of rabbis who’ve opposed him over the years: Ron Jawari and David Rue. David Rue has been particularly scathing about the state … Continue reading
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