New York Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed he didn’t hear a rabbi’s shocking rant about Open Orthodoxy and non-Orthodox Jews, despite sitting just a few feet away.
Rabbi Yaakov Perlow, of the ultra-Orthodox Agudath Israel, doesn’t approve of Emily Hauser’s Conservative Judaism. Well, guess what? She doesn’t approve of his, either.
A top Orthodox rabbi condemned other streams of Judaism and called the religiously progressive Open Orthodox movement heretical at the Agudath Israel gala.