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rabbi 05 smallsf badge lgRabbi Joel Landau  ( has been the Rabbi of Adath Israel since May 2013. He was ordained by the Chief Rabbinate in Jerusalem and has served previously as a congregational Rabbi in Charleston, South Carolina and Irvine, California. A full biography of Rabbi Landau is available here.

As soon as I heard about the massacre in El Paso, Texas I felt I had to say something about it publicly. Then when I found out about the massacre in Dayton, Ohio I knew that something had to be said ASAP. Therefore, I was please to find in my inbox on Sunday morning the following statement by the RCA which express’s exactly what I wanted to say (my thoughts are in the bold print).