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Hasidic Burning In New Square, New York
The New York Times reports: NEW SQUARE, N.Y. — Last September, Aron Rottenberg did something radical. Along with some friends, he began worshiping not at the grand synagogue at the center of this ultra-Orthodox Skver Hasidic community in Rockland County, … Continue reading
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The Meir Kin Divorce Case
Joe emails: Luke, here is another letter from a different Bais Din (Jewish law court) condemning the RCC and the new Seiruv as fraudulent and meritless. Rabbi Gestetner has condemmed Herschel Schachter from New York, Avrohom Union and Nochum Sauer … Continue reading
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ARI RALBAG VS. EILEEN BURK ET. AL.
This is a lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court: Case Type: Other Promissory Note/Collections (General Jurisdiction) Case#: SC098384 Parties: BURK EILEEN – Defendant,BURK YAKKOV – Defendant,RALBAG ARI – Plaintiff,RALBAG ARI – Plaintiff & Plaintiff In Pro Per Attorneys: Date Filed: … Continue reading
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How Should Religious Zionism React To The Conversion Controversy?
Shahar Ilan writes in Haaretz: If anyone thought that religious Zionism should continue having anything to do with the Chief Rabbinate or the rabbinic courts, along came the ousting of Rabbi Haim Druckman from his position as head of the … Continue reading
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European Rabbis Void Conversions Done By Rabbi Haim Druckman
Gadi emails: "Dude: It’s lucky that you are not really Jewish, because by the time the Talibanut would be finished with you, you wouldn’t even be able to be classifed as dead. See today’s papers, or failed messiah if your … Continue reading
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