"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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Is Chabad A Personality Cult?
Chabad is so far out of the Jewish mainstream that most Orthodox rabbis don’t waste their ammunition attacking it, just as they don’t spend much time anymore attacking the Reform and Conservative streams of Judaism. Here’s an exception.. From shmais.com: … Continue reading
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Rabbi Steven Weil’s OU Appointment To Be Approved Next Week?
I hear that the Orthodox Union will confirm Rabbi Weil‘s appointment as executive vice-president (CEO) at its next Executive Meeting which takes place next week. OU president Steve Savitsky should pack the committee with supporters of the motion – and … Continue reading
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Rabbi Steven Weil To Run The Orthodox Union In 2009?
I hear Rabbi Weil is a shoo-in to replace Rabbi Tzvi Hersh Weinreb who does not want to leave his position as CEO of the O.U. (official title is executive vice-president). OU president Steve Savitsky is a major fan of … Continue reading
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