Rabbi Joe Black is the Senior Rabbi at Temple Emanuel in Denver, Colorado. On the very day students and teachers were slaughtered in Parkland, Florida, Rabbi Black offered this prayer to the Colorado House of Representatives. I find it more powerful than words can convey.
I share, in hopes the deep truths of this prayer reach those whose ears are deafened by the shouts of those who buy Assault rifles…and more importantly to those legislators whose pockets have been lined by the NRA. In my case it would be especially Ted Cruz and if he will share, with Marco Rubio, two of the most vitriolic voices to say this is not the time to discuss gun regulations. I hold that to be WRONG. VERY WRONG.
The prayer that speaks truth and invites action: