"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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I’m looking for my brothers. Can you tell me where they are grazing their flocks?
I grew up a Seventh-Day Adventist. My father was employed by the church as a preacher and as a theologian until I was 14. At age 18, I left Christianity. I wandered for a few years until embracing Judaism at … Continue reading
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Seventh-Day Adventists Consider Themselves People Of The Book
The modern state of Israel had no significance in my Seventh-Day Adventist upbringing. I heard ten times as much anti-Catholic sentiment as anti-Jewish sentiment. Compared to other Protestants, Adventists are scholarly. They have a bigger school system than any other … Continue reading
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Jews, Non-Jews And Bribes
I better tiptoe around the roses here. When I grew up, I never knew any Seventh-Day Adventist who took a bribe or gave a bribe. I’m sure it happened. It just wasn’t discussed. Sex and money were generally not matters … Continue reading
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The Apprenticeship Of Luke Ford
I was listening to Dennis Prager’s radio show today. He’d just returned from his fifth trip to Australia, my homeland. Dennis said that Australia was over-regulated and rather reserved. An American woman phones in. “Australians are reserved. Timid. When I … Continue reading
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