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Nadia Prupis – In Passionate Letter to Congress, Hundreds of Rabbis Endorse Iran Deal

More than 300 rabbis “from all streams of Judaism” on Monday sent a letter to all lawmakers in U.S. Congress urging them to approve the historic nuclear deal with Iran, calling it “the best arrangement possible given current international realities.”

“As rabbis, we support the agreement between the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, China, Russia and Iran– The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. We encourage the members of the Senate and the House of Representatives to endorse this agreement,” the letter states.

“If Congress ultimately rejects the deal, the consequences for the United States, Israel, the Jewish community and the world will be significant,” said Rabbi Samuel Gordon of Wilmette, Illinois in a statement accompanying the letter.

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