"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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How’s The Kollel Working Out At Beth Jacob?
On the surface, it looks like a mismatch. A source told me in September of 2007: This Kollel will be housed at Beth Jacob — one of the shuls whose black-hatted offspring, as you report, now attend AT. How does … Continue reading
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Why Aren’t Yeshiva Bocherim (Students) Working With The Homeless And Davening With Black People?
"That’s not what yeshiva students do," says historian Dr. Marc Shapiro in his second lecture on Rav Zvi Yehuda Kook for Torah in Motion. "Rav Elazar Schach was opposed to kiruv (outreach). That was the standard charedi position. The Brisker … Continue reading
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The Modern Orthodox Intellectual
I find it really tiresome in Modern Orthodox life how its rabbis go about picking on Artscroll (a hugely succesful chareidi press) for the tiniest of mistakes. Another symptom of this is when Modern Orthodox rabbis go off on Agriprocessors. … Continue reading
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Professor Marc B. Shapiro Speaks In Los Angeles This Weekend
Professor Shapiro received his Ph.D. from Harvard University and holds the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Chair in Judaic Studies at the University of Scranton. An author of several books and dozens of scholarly articles, Professor Shapiro is considered one of … Continue reading
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Lakewood Community Rocked By Non-Jewish Man Posing As Jew!
From The Yeshiva World: (Lakewood Staff Writer – YWN) The Lakewood Jewish community is shocked after learning that a “Frum” man living in the heart of Lakewood, was anything but Frum. A source tells YWN, that a family has been … Continue reading
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