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Tag Archives: shaliach
Using Sex To Sell Torah
I was doing some research on Rabbi Simcha Weinberg and found some interesting comments about his late uncle Noah Weinberg, the founder of Aish HaTorah. I did not realize there was so much venom towards him. I researched these attacks … Continue reading
Posted in Aish HaTorah, Haredi, R. Noah Weinberg, R. Simcha Weinberg Tagged Aish HaTorah, discovery seminar, haaretz, kiruv, norman lamm, professional satisfaction, ramhal, shaliach, soloveitchik, torah code Comments Off on Using Sex To Sell Torah
Are Official Lubavitchers Messianic?
Dorron emails: "Are these people "official" Lubavitchers, or Yechis who have been (at least on paper) disowned by "official" Lubavitch?" Yisroel emails: Yes, Dorron, these people are all longtime, veteran "official" Lubavitchers. Both of the rabbis I wrote about, and … Continue reading
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Leah Kleim – The Movie
Leah Kleim has had many adventures. Yesterday in my chat room, she said she had hooked up with a shaliach’s (Chabad emissary) wife. The couple wanted to help her. They brought her over for Shabbos determined to change her views … Continue reading
Posted in Leah Kleim Tagged bedpan, blood transfusion, brain surgeon, carnality, director jonathan, emissaries, greenwich village, hunchback, j john, Leah Kleim, movie director, mys, public restroom, rebbe, s hospital, self sacrifice, shabbos, shaliach, twin brother, type film Comments Off on Leah Kleim – The Movie
Who’s The Rabbi Sholom Kalmanson Who Gave Such A Stemwinder About The Rebbe?
Here’s an article about the speech with a link to the video. Who is this Rabbi Sholom Kalmanson? He appears to be the head of Chabad of Southern Ohio. From chabad.org: Rabbi Sholom B. Kalmanson, Ex. VP, Chabad of Southern Ohio … Continue reading
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