Video: Guns and Jews – The Challenge of Consensus Politics

Exploring what is at stake in this debate and how communities and organizations are navigating the challenging waters

Recorded live at Judaism, Democracy, and the Ethics of Inclusion  
Thursday, June 12, 2014

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Constructing a Jewish position on matters of public policy is rarely simple. When the questions raised touch post-Holocaust sensibilities, constitutional rights, race politics, regional loyalties, and competing core Jewish values, as do the questions of gun legislation, the organized Jewish community must make choices.  We will explore what is at stake in this debate and how communities and organizations are navigating the challenging waters.  

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