"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: religion department
The Lunch That Changed My Life
In December of 1979, I was part-way through eighth grade at the Seventh-Day Adventist Pacific Union College Elementary school in Angwin, CA, 94508. My father taught in the college’s Religion department but he was being shipped with my mother to … Continue reading
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Loma Linda Is The Loneliest Adventist Community In The World II
I wrote a blog post on this theme a couple of months ago. I figured I’d ape my posts about the most prestigious Sabbath invites in Orthodox Judaism in Los Angeles with one about Loma Linda University. One problem — … Continue reading
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O My Son Absalom, My Son, My Son Absolom! Would God I Had Died For Thee, O Absolom, My Son, My Son!
I try to imagine my life from my dad’s perspective (Part Two): I gave my life to Jesus Christ as a teenager. That’s a great comfort for me. In the final analysis, it’s all in God’s hands. I did the … Continue reading
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Where Does Luke Ford Daven?
At shalosh sheudos (third meal) today, a new friend said to me, "All my friends ask me, ‘Is it true Luke Ford davens at the Happy Minyan?’" I’m still singing. Lila li. Li lalalalilili, bum, bum, bum. That place rocks. … Continue reading
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