Leib Tropper is teaching and lecturing in Staten Island
Guma Aguiar, the possibly unstable Israeli sports tycoon!
Leib Tropper spent his way into the rabbinic elite—and, even after his fall, those other rabbis are unwilling to condemn him
Tropper’s powerful ex-sponsor, a ‘Jersey Shore’ haftorah, and more
A look at Guma Aguiar, who with his uncle bankrolled a New York rabbi trying to control the standards for conversion to Judaism
Guma Aguiar is an energy tycoon, sports-team owner
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