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"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: Gary Rosenblatt
Gary Rosenblatt On Marc Gafni
Editor of The Jewish Week, Gary Rosenblatt, writes: The news this week that Marc Gafni faces new allegations of sexual misconduct from those in the “spiritual wisdom” community with which he has been associated the last five years was sad, … Continue reading
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Should Jewish Outreach Rely On Liquor?
Gary Rosenblatt writes: One of the dirty little secrets of Jewish outreach efforts to young people — particularly to college students and those in their 20s — is the use of alcohol to entice them. The most recent case in … Continue reading
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When Oprah Winfrey Met Vicki Polin
Here’s some background on Vicki Polin, a crusader against sexual abuse. Rabbis such as Joseph Telushkin and Saul Berman portrayed us as joined at the hip. Since 2004, I’ve been following Vicki Polin’s work with the Awareness Center. She deserves … Continue reading
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Bored In Shul?
Erica Brown writes for The Jewish Week: Bored in synagogue? Bored in Hebrew school? Bored of the same old brisket?” The High Holy Days are fast approaching, and for many people the thought of spending meaningless, marathon hours in a … Continue reading
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Rabbi Gil Student writes: Gary Rosenblatt argues for government subsidies of secular studies in Jewish day schools (Jewish Week). Now that Solomon Schechters are struggling and not just yeshivas, he cares. The Maharat makes it to the list of Jews … Continue reading
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