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PEACE IN OUR CITIES:

RABBIS AGAINST

GUN VIOLENCE

 

Second Edition

 

Foreword by Rabbi Jill Jacobs

Introduction by Pastor Michael McBride

Afterword by Teny Oded Gross

Edited by Rabbi Menachem Creditor

 

Second Edition Afterword by Dr. Erica Brown

 

CONTENTS

 

1             FOREWORD: Violence, Jews, and Justice

Rabbi Jill Jacobs

 

3             Introduction: Seek the Peace of The City:  The Moral Mandate for Gun Control

Pastor Michael McBride

 

7             A Letter That Changed My Life

Rabbi Joseph B. Meszler

 

9             "And None Shall Make Him Afraid": The Jewish Legacy and Guns

Rabbi Steven Greenberg

 

17          Where is Our Strength? Bearing Arms in Jewish Thought

Rabbi Sheldon Lewis

 

23          I Live on a Quiet Tree-Lined Street

Rabbi Shalom Bochner

 

25          Becoming Actors

Rabbi Nina Mandel

 

29          A Prophetic Response to Gun Violence

Rabbi Menachem Creditor

 

35          The Name on The Bullet

Rabbi Jack Moline

37          Unnecessary Danger: A Jewish Reflection on Guns, Violence and Personal Safety

Rabbi Aaron Alexander

 

41          Answer Our Prayers: Remarks at the National Cathedral Gun Violence Vigil

Rabbi Julie Schonfeld

 

45          Testimony Before the Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee on Gun Violence

Rabbi Michael Adam Latz

 

49          Be Like Busch: An Open Letter from Four American Rabbis to the NRA Membership

Rabbis Aaron Alexander, Sharon Brous, Ronit Tsadok, and Menachem Creditor

 


53          On the Sandy Hook School Tragedy

Rabbi Sam Weintraub

 

59          You Shall Not Murder

Rabbi Robyn Fryer Bodzin

 

65          The Blood of The Children Cries Out from

the Ground!

Rabbi Gary S. Creditor

 

69          The Blood of Your Fellow

Rabbi Daniel Kahane

 

71          Guns and Moses

Rabbi Joshua Hammerman

 

77          For Their Shoes

Rabbi Menachem Creditor

 

79          Waking Up: Gun Violence and Inequality

Rabbi Lauren Grabelle Herrmann

 

89          Rising to Face Indifference to Gun Violence

Rabbi David Baum

 

97          Gun Owners: Who Will Stand Up and Say, 'Enough?!'

Rabbi Aaron Alexander and Rabbi Ronit Tsadok

 

101        It is Time to Put a Stop to This!

Rabbi Jack Riemer

 

107        Several Questions

Rabbi Gary S. Creditor

 

111        The Weapon's Shame: A Case for Gun Control in Jewish Law

Rabbi Ari Hart


115        Are They His Adornments? On Guns and Masculinity

Rabbi Aryeh Cohen

 

119        Newtown and New Orleans, Oak Creek and Oakland

Rabbi Amy Eilberg

 

123        When God Cries

Rabbi Jesse M. Olitzky

 

127        God Full Of Mercy

                Rabbi Ben Goldstein

 

129        Gun Violence in Our Country: A Crisis for Every Single American

Rabbi Aaron Alexander

 

133        To Stay Awake

                Rabbi Noah Z. Farkas

 

137        The Ten Commandments and Gun Violence

               Rabbi David Kaiman

 

141        Passover, Non-Violence and Gun Control

                Rabbi Aryeh Cohen

 

144        The Fifth Child

               Rabbi Joshua Hammerman

 

147        Karpas -Drenched in Tears: A reflection on Gun Violence in our Society for the Passover Seder

               Rabbi Ron Fish

 

151         AFTERWORD to the First Edition: A Just Day

                Teny Oded Gross

 

153        AFTERWORD to the Second Edition: Blood Upon Our House

                Dr. Erica Brown

 

157        Contributors


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