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Do Jews in a synagogue have to arm themselves?

Source: Bas Blokker, US Correspondent, NRC Handelsblad | NRC Next on October 27, 2019, Link to Source

(translated from the original Dutch)

In December 2015, Rabbi Ron Symons, director of the Jewish Community Center in Pittsburgh, called with representatives of various religious movements in the area. Whether they should not even get to know each other? “Because we are neighbors,” Symons told them. “But also because I know for sure: there will come a time when we are all on a stage and we have to pretend we know each other. Above all, let’s make sure that it really is. “