"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)
Tag Archives: phil jacobs
New Documentary About Sexual Abuse In Baltimore’s Orthodox Community
The Washington Post reports: The story took over [Phil] Jacobs’s career in a way that surprised him. Tall and lanky with a softspoken manner, Jacobs, 58, still lives in Baltimore and is still married to his high school sweetheart. The … 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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Are You Really Sorry?
Baltimore Jewish Times editor Phil Jacobs writes: A rabbi friend called me the other day to wish me a Happy New Year. He then told me that he thought that I was being too critical of the Orthodox rabbis. “They … Continue reading
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Whining About Bloggers Not Calling Them For Comment
Add Jeffrey Goldberg’s name to the list of phony posturing MSM journalists such as Jewish Week Editor Gary Rosenblatt and Jewish Times Editor Phil Jacobs who whine about bloggers not calling them for comment while simultaneously refusing to answer inquiries … Continue reading
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