Local Rabbi takes aim at gun violence prevention, NJ Jewish Standard, 7/4/2014

Sometimes, being number one is a dubious distinction.

Certainly, that holds true in the case of gun ownership, where the United States — with 97 guns per 100 people — holds first place in the world.

That means that there are more than 300 million guns in the country. That makes it easy to agree with Rabbi Joel Mosbacher that “there’s a real culture of gun love in this country.”

The religious leader of Mahwah’s Congregation Beth Haverim Shir Shalom since 2001, Rabbi Mosbacher has perhaps an even greater and more personal interest in these statistics than do most concerned citizens.

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