"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: tradition
The Seforim Blog And Tradition Magazine Part Ways
You can now find the Seforim blog at its old address. What happened? No explanation was offered in the Tradition announcement. Moshe Friedman posts: "My guess: some higher-up RCA rabbis actually read some of the things posted on the site … Continue reading
What If It’s Not Them?
What if my problems in Orthodox Judaism are not their fault? What if it’s not Orthodox Judaism nor its rabbis nor its practitioners that have caused me so much trouble, but only myself? What if I gave the Orthodox community … Continue reading
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My Crucifixion & Resurrection
Tearing down the temple. Throwing out the money changers. Flipping off the beit din! Justification by faith! Sanctification! The Heavenly Sanctuary! Judging the saints! Look at my erection! I can’t be more specific. I know you want the goss, but … Continue reading
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