Skip to comments.The ‘Tactical Rabbi’ helps synagogues defend against anti-Semitic violence
Posted on 06/17/2020 10:00:02 AM PDT by Salman
It was 45 minutes into his lecture when the rabbi pulled out an AR-15.
Who thinks, by show of hands, that we should be carrying more guns in shul? Rabbi Raziel Cohen asked the crowd at a Westside Chabad synagogue Wednesday night, during an active-shooter seminar organized in the wake of the deadly attack at Chabad of Poway.
Half the room raised their hands.
In the days since the shooting, Chabad leaders in California have scrambled to secure public safety grants and to calm frightened congregants, mobilizing hundreds more through active-shooter drills and community defense training. In Southern California, religious security experts such as Cohen, who calls himself the Tactical Rabbi, are quickly becoming their own cottage industry.
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You would have thought they learned and remembered the story of Esther, Masada, the holocaust, the 6 day war,etc. good they taking up arms.
Soon we will end up like the Arab countries, armed to the teeth and involved in separate faction wars. OH boy what a mess. If we are going to kill the dragons we will have to chop off a few heads before they start the real bad fires. How many deaths will the Media left be responsible for before the people wake up?
Theres a firearms instructor in Brooklyn who caters to religious Jews. A Colorado Springs gun dealer offers free AR-15s to rabbis.
2. We, however, are already armed to the teeth. Over 450 million guns for a 330 million population.
3. The left has been promoting identity politics for more than 50 years to push the scenario of faction wars in the United States.
It does not happen that way with Jews. In Israel, lots of people are allowed to open carry, especially those who have served in the IDF (nearly everyone). Incidence of gun violence that is inappropriate is quite low. Jews have strong religious restrictions against shedding blood in most circumstances.
Firearms in Israel are carefully licensed and regulated. Permits for weapons are routinely turned down. Even ammo is greatly restricted. The Public Security Ministry specifically does not recognize a right to bear arms.
Gosh, I'd pass on a bris from this guy.
If I could go back in time for a do-over; I’d request that pinking shears be used.
Not in the occupied areas. Getting a permit is much simpler there.
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