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CON: Should rabbis endorse candidates?

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/con_should_rabbis_endorse_candidates

In the summer of 2008 I received a phone call from the Obama campaign asking me to serve as national co-chair of Rabbis for Obama. What prompted the call? First, an article I had written praising the senator for using his name Barack — which he said his father had told him means blessing in Hebrew — rather than the more generic Barry.

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