Security in houses of worship in general, and Jewish synagogues in particular, is a thing. The ‘Tactical Rabbi’ helps synagogues defend against anti-Semitic violence.
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.
There are those that disagree, of course. (This is California, after all.) But it is an interesting article.