Jews and hunting
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
By Rabbi Jon-Jay Tilsen, Special To The Dayton Jewish Observer American Jews and Guns: An ambivalent relationship In Western civilization, hunting is seen as a noble and manly pursuit. In Greek and Nordic mythology hunters are heroes; in popular culture hunting is the epitome of manliness. Twelve and a half