"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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Do Journalists Work Only For The Reader?
Here’s a pious blog post by Hamilton Nolan at Gawker, who should know better: One basic characteristic of journalism is this: its content is not bought and paid for and directed by an advertiser. It might be vapid. It might … Continue reading
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The Jewish Exponent Shuts Out Dissident Voices
From the Forward: The controversy dates back to March 2007, when Akiba Hebrew Academy announced that it had accepted a $5 million gift and would be changing its name. The gift came from Leonard Barrack, a prominent Philadelphia securities lawyer … Continue reading
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Do Converts To Judaism Get It?
From my live cam chat: Frank: sometimes i think the community needs someone like u Frank: other times u pick on people that dont deserve picking onYourMoralLeader: i only pick on people who choose to be public figures Frank: i … Continue reading
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Rabbi Steven Weil To Run The Orthodox Union In 2009?
I hear Rabbi Weil is a shoo-in to replace Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb who does not want to leave his position as CEO of the O.U. (official title is executive vice-president). OU president Steve Savitsky is a major fan of … Continue reading
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