"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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What Kind Of Rabbis Go Hollywood?
What kind of rabbis turn for help with their sermons to Hollywood screenwriters? Rabbis who are empty inside. If you believe in what you are doing and are burning with passion to transmit it, then you won’t turn for help … Continue reading
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Will Jewish Journal Hollywood Columnist Danielle Berrin Make A Good Rebbitzen?
For the past few months, journalist Danielle Berrin has been dating David Wolpe, a famous author and the senior rabbi at Sinai Temple in Westwood. Rabbi Wolpe is twice her age (he was born in 1958 and she was born … Continue reading
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Preparing For Yom Kippur
Our topic is the Day of Atonement. Does God need to die on a cross to save us from our sins? According to Wikipedia: Yom Kippur (Hebrew: יוֹם כִּפּוּר, IPA: [ˈjom kiˈpur]), also known as the Day of Atonement, is … Continue reading
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Jewish Prayers Last Too Long
Dennis Prager writes: I fully recognize that some Jews love all the prayers, find standing meaningful and regard the length of the prayer service as sublime. But I believe they constitute a minority even among that minority of Jews who … Continue reading
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The Jewish Federation Of Los Angeles Chose To Base Its Hunger Campaign On A Lie
For the past few months, the Jewish Federation has campaigned around Los Angeles that one out of eight people in the city are hungry. It’s a big fat lie, but that hasn’t stopped synagogues, including Orthodox ones, from embracing the … Continue reading
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