Bay Area rabbis join in interfaith push for prison reform | j. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California

When it comes to mass incarceration and its cost to society, Rabbi Jason Rodich of San Francisco’s Congregation Emanu-El can quote statistics. To wit: Nearly eight times as much is spent per capita on prisoners as on public school students.He can also quote the Torah.“In Leviticus, redemption only happens when a human being frees another human being,” he said.

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