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Rabbi Lyon's Blog - 01_11_2013
01/11/2013 04:10 PM Posted by:

From the Desk of Rabbi David Lyon
January 11, 2013

Two weeks ago, I spoke in the Gordon Chapel at Shabbat services on Newtown, Connecticut. I was moved by the tragedy there and felt that it deserved a Jewish response. I addressed not only our horror, but also our obligations. In effect, I addressed what it is we can do about these senseless tragedies that always come at the end of a gun wielded by an unstable human being. After services, I was urged by more than a few people to distribute my Shabbat message. This week, it was published on the Houston Chronicle’s Op-Ed page. I’d like you to read it, if you haven’t already. I want you to feel what I’m feeling and to join me in keeping this discussion, in addition to other critical ones, before our political leaders.

Please follow the link below to read it. Shabbat Shalom.

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