American Jews and guns
The first Jewish mayor of Tucson, Ariz., Charles Strauss, and Charles Jr. photographed by Camillus S. Fly, 1884. Courtesy Jewish History Museum, Tucson Charles Strauss, the first Jewish mayor of Tucson, Arizona Territory, and his son, Charles Jr., were gun enthusiasts of a different sort. According to Dr. Eileen R.
By Masada Siegel, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer American Jews and Guns: An ambivalent relationship At a Shabbat dinner a few weeks back, someone asked me about my new friend, Josh. I wickedly responded, “Oh we have been together for eight years.” Josh, whom I had only met for
American Jews and Guns: An ambivalent relationship Two U.S. Supreme Court rulings in recent years show the organized Jewish community’s widespread support for strict gun control laws. A 5-4 decision in 2008 struck down the District of Columbia’s ban on owning handguns for self-defense, the strictest gun-control law in the