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    Schochet Attends Limmud UK

    Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet, "a frontrunner for the soon-to-be-vacant post of Chief Rabbi of England," spoke at the unaffiliated Limmud conference. Full Story, Video

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    Rabbi DovBer Pinson is one of the main speaker at this event in NY
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    Rabbi DovBer Pinson is one of the main speaker at this event in NY

    I just read this article on the front page of the Jewish Week. Where the author writes how Rav DovBer Pinson will be coming to Limmud.
    Here is a link http://www.thejewishweek.com/editorial_opinion/gary_rosenblatt/
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    Kol HaKavod to Rav Pinson and Rav Shachat for reaching out to Jews that really no one is getting to.
    Rabbi Pinson is the main feature on their website
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    I understand the Bes Din in London always had an issue because there are reform rabbis who attend and give sessions as well. They do not share platforms and once can choose from any class they want. On Rabbi Schochet’s blog http://www.shul.co.uk/rabbi he writes that it is silly that so many Jews attend, many of them claiming to be orthodox affiliate, and should not have any orthodox rabbi to influence them. He also writes how one conservative leader came to one of his lectures and told him at the end he expected to get angry with him but agrees with… Read more »

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    COL published a list last year of highest ranking rabbis in different fields. One category was “most up and coming” and Yitzchak Shochat was listed in the top 5.

    I think if a new list was made today he would have to go move out from the category of up and coming and go into the top of ‘having arrived.’

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    Interesting how COL seems to be campaigning for Schochet to become Cheif Rabbi of UK. His name is quoted in titles like a known celebreity. It’s not “chabad shliach goes to Limmud,” or “Rabbi goes to Limmud,” but “Schochet goes to Limmud,” like a known celebrity. I wish him luck.

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    Rabbi Yossi Lew from Atlanta attends the Limmud conference USA which takes place in Georgia every year. It would make sense for Chabad Rabbis to participate in these events to offer the authentic Jewish way.

    Rabbi Schochet does it again fantastic
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    Rabbi Schochet does it again fantastic

    Hafatza, the whole speech was Chassidus

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