November 30, 2007 | 2:04 pm
Posted by Brad A. Greenberg
My post Sunday about why I work at The Jewish Journal got some traction in the blogosphere, much to Paul Almond’s dismay. Almond was the name attached to at least one of the comments and, based on the writing style and substance, is presumably the identity of Jewboy. And he was none too pleased to learn that The Forward interviewed me last summer about my Christian beliefs and Jewish background.
paul almond said:
Great - first the “Jewish Journal” and now the Forward put forward this Christian with Jewish parents as someone to be lauded by the Jewish community, instead of someone who is a horrible example of Jews gone bad. I expect the next story will feature a JforJ type who is really a very good person and should be idolized by the Jewish community. Barf
To reiterate what I told The Forward last summer:
No, Iâm not involved in Jews for Jesus. No, they have not slipped a mole into the Jewish Journal. I donât have a special calling to baptize all of âthose pagan Jews.â I think when people understand who I am, when they see the sensitivity of my reporting, and the fact that I am just a really curious journalist who does care about this community and is interested in the stories that are affecting it, I think it breaks down those walls.
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