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    The Most Open Orthodoxy of All

    After attending the Kinus Banquet, Toronto Rabbi Daniel Korobkin writes, "When I read the endless debates about the parameters of Orthodox Judaism, I wish that I could snap my fingers and whisk us all to a farbrengen." Full Story

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    Dear Rabbi
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    Dear Rabbi

    Thank You for your beautiful words.
    About the last line…..You most certainly can be a chossid! The Rebbe had/ has Many Chassidim that look just like you.;)

    Gorgeous
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    Gorgeous

    Beautiful and real

    OTHER
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    OTHER

    WHAT A SILLY ARGUMENT. IT MAKES OUTR AS IF CHABAD IS OPEN AND TOLERANT WHEN THE MESORAH WAS EVERYTHING TO THE REBBE. THE KINUS ISNT ABOUT THAT, IS ALL.

    Wao o!!!
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    Wao o!!!

    Kol hakovod!!! Focus on the light and darkness will automatically dissipate!

    Wow
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    Wow

    Beautiful article very well written

    Lovely piece
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    Lovely piece

    Rabbi Korobkin, keep up your wonderful work of spreading the light of Torah and mitzvos with beautiful ahavas Yisrael!

    Citizen Berel
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    Citizen Berel

    Very nice article. Nice to hear that not everyone is sleeping. But this Rabbi is a bit off: ” I know that there’s something important about defining ourselves. It’s about preserving halakhah, our mesorah, and about defining which faith dogma are necessary to count one as part of the Torah community. Ultimately, it’s about making sure that we preserve Orthodoxy faithfully for the next generation.” That’s a seriously strange question– the litvish and the chasidish are also beyond it. Orthodox Judiasm isn’t in need of preservation nor are orthodox Jews in need of definition. Once you ask that question, you’ve… Read more »

    even if I can’t be one
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    even if I can’t be one

    Only a real chasid feels that he is not a chasid
    Welcome to the club! aka ANASH

    to 3 and 7
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    to 3 and 7

    you missed the point. he’s saying not that we accept women rabbis, but they are complete non issues. Muphrach completely, and no one is complaining, because we are invloved in so many other POSITIVE things

    Peretz Davidson
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    Peretz Davidson

    The point is Sheluchim are too busy than to make obvious statements.

    Thank you
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    Thank you

    Beautiful and cogent content and excellently written.
    יישר כוחך

    Yes, your colleagues miss the point
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    Yes, your colleagues miss the point

    I am a chassidic woman who finds the push by some women for the rabbinate to be misguided and offensive. They are copying the Conservative movement. Abrogating millenia of mesora in the name of equality…misunderstanding and thumbing noses at the masora process and conclusions…

    open mindedness leads to serious errors
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    open mindedness leads to serious errors

    This Rabbi will be conducting a Huppa ceremony in less then 2 week between a Kohen and a Divorcee…. Maybe he will use some of the Kinut Hashluchim inspiration…to refuse being a conduit to such a fundamental error

    You surely give the Rebbe great Chassidishe Nachas!
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    You surely give the Rebbe great Chassidishe Nachas!

    Dear Rabbi Korobkin,
    Thanks so much for your beautiful sincere words.
    Thanks for reminding those of us born and bred in
    Lubavitch – “Ashreinu Ma Tov Chelkeinu” and never to take any of this precious legacy for granted…
    May your next dance (“like a chassid”) be to greet Moshiach Tzidkeinu NOW!

    T.H. Israel

    wow
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    wow

    Refreshing!

    we miss u in LA!
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    we miss u in LA!

    toronto’s gain was our loss
    Rabbi Korobkin is a great guy a true mensch
    hatzlacha at the Bayt!

    Yehudah Menasheh Goldstein
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    Yehudah Menasheh Goldstein

    Fine, the point is that we have direction from the Director, and that takes our attention to Him and the eternal Covenant of mitzvot, rather than off of Him and onto irrationalisms and imaginations like trying to define orthodoxy. We have enough to do and we know what to do when we simply connect to HaShrm through that holy Shliach, the Rebbe, who HaShem has given to us as our leader, and the Rebbe is a reliable, faithful, trustworthy leader and will not fail. Don’t worry, Rabbi Daniel, you too can be a chosid, and bring all of Clarke and… Read more »

    Good Gezugt
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    Good Gezugt

    Yasher Koach Citizen Berel , comment # 7.

    You came up with a good balance to this article

    Your almost there 🙂

    yasher koach
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    yasher koach

    thank you Rabbi Shimon Aisenbach, for arranging and bringing Rabbi Korobkin to the Dinner. It clearly made an impression and a Kiddush Lubavich.

    Good Neighbor
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    Good Neighbor

    Yes,Rabbi Korobkin.That’s what we need at Chabad Lubavitch at 770 Chabad Gate in Thornhill a good neighbor and Chaver at The Bayit ,Thornhill.Kol Hakovoid and Hatzlocha!

    Former student
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    Former student

    We miss you rabbi(L.A)

    From Way back in S Diego
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    From Way back in S Diego

    Rabbi Korobkin has been a menstch and a well respected Rabbi

    Balarsky family, Austin, TX
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    Balarsky family, Austin, TX

    Thank you, Rabbi Korobkin, your dear, lovely wife, Karen and your entire family for all the service you have given and continue to offer to your communities!!! When you left S. Diego to accept another position, it was our loss!!!!!! Very best regards!!!

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