Why Tim Kaine is Good for the Jews (and It’s Not Because of Israel)

It's convention season, so I'm glued to the TV as are many of my fellow citizens. After Hillary Clinton's selection of Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate, I penned this blog post for my weekly turn on the Rabbis Without Borders blog: Why Tim Kaine is Good for the Jews (and It's Not Because …

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Why I Support the Death Penalty. And Why I am Wrong.

Earlier this month Washington Governor Jay Inslee issued a moratorium on the use of the death penalty in our state. In his February 11 remarks, the Governor said, Equal justice under the law is the state’s primary responsibility. And in death penalty cases, I’m not convinced equal justice is being served. The use of the death …

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