It’s deeper than liquor and free dinners.
“The idea is to build bridges,” one rabbi who teaches about Judaism said to non-Jews. “And people may decide to cross those bridges.”
After reading a mother’s appalling account of the rabbi who ‘turned’ her daughter against her, Avi Shafran explains what Orthodox outreach is really about.
It’s time to let go of the incorrect assumption that all ultra-Orthodox Jews try to turn away as much as possible from the outside world. You’d be wrong to think that all of them spend every waking moment at serious study, prayer and work.