Vice-President Mike Pence, right, prays with Loren Jacobs for the victims and families of those killed in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, at a rally for Republicans in Oakland County, Michigan, on Monday. At the rally Loren Jacobs, who uses the title “rabbi” but espouses Christianity, was invited to speak on behalf of the area's Jewish community. Photo: AP

Jews accuse Mike Pence of insulting stunt as he prays with ‘Christian rabbi’ Loren Jacobs after massacre

  • Loren Jacobs, a Christian who calls himself ‘rabbi’, was invited to election event hosted by US Vice-President, who said he was a ‘leader of Jewish community’
  • Jacobs’ speech, which was denounced as ‘offensive’, included a prayer for Republican politicians but did not name Saturday’s 11 shooting victims
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Vice-President Mike Pence, right, prays with Loren Jacobs for the victims and families of those killed in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, at a rally for Republicans in Oakland County, Michigan, on Monday. At the rally Loren Jacobs, who uses the title “rabbi” but espouses Christianity, was invited to speak on behalf of the area's Jewish community. Photo: AP
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