Vice President Mike Pence shares the stage during a rally in Michigan with not-ordained Messianic “Rabbi” Loren Jacobs © the Indepedent

What the Pence & Jacobs Religious Comedy Hour Means for American Jews

When Vice President Mike Pence brought Loren Jacobs onstage during a Michigan rally for Republican Congressional candidates he ignited a firestorm of protest from Jews all over the world. Rather than recite the ancient and traditional prayer said over the dead, Kaddish, “Rabbi” Loren, in full tallit, recited a homemade prayer that offered generous reference to “my lord and savior, Yeshua, Jesus, the Messiah…”. Loren…

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Andrew Katz

LA born & raised, now I live upstate. I hate snow. I write on healthcare, politics & history. Hobbies are woodworking & singing Xmas carols with nonsense lyrics