Jewish culture is not usually perceived as the most gun-oriented, but with anti-Semitic attacks reaching new heights, Jewish people are arming up.
According to this report from Agence France-Presse:
Los Angeles (AFP) — Armed guards, safety assessments and now even a “Tactical Rabbi” to train volunteers on the use of weapons — such is the reality today at synagogues in the United States facing mounting anti-Semitic attacks.
It is at a shooting range in the hills overlooking Los Angeles that a team of AFP reporters met recently with Raziel Cohen, dubbed the “Tactical Rabbi,” who was sporting a 9mm pistol on his hip and carrying a semi-automatic rifle over his shoulder.
Cohen was trying to determine how well books can stop bullets. The idea is to transform a library at a synagogue or Jewish school into a shelter in the event of an active shooter situation.
“We’re trying to bridge the gap between the time that the shooting begins and law enforcement arrives,” he told AFP.
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