A few years ago I was out having dinner with my orthodox, gay, Jewish brother when a religious man walked over to me and asked if I was Rabbi Shmuley Boteach. From his aggressive posture I knew in my gut that I should not respond in the affirmative but was simply too tired to lie....
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Brett Ratner has all the qualities in a man that should make a woman run in the other direction. According to several reports, including here at The Jewish Journal, he has a massive ego, a small penis, and no respect for women. He also likes to throw out gay slurs. He is a Jew, so...
February 3, 2011 | 2:14 pm
A Toronto-area police force will not remove a rabbi as its Jewish chaplain following complaints that he made homophobic remarks.
York Regional Police, north of Toronto, said Rabbi Mendel Kaplan remains a chaplain “in good standing” after a five-month probe by the force.
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