Wisconsin's Small Jewish Community Could Be Just Enough to Send Biden to the White House

With the city of Kenosha dominating headlines following the police shooting of Jacob Blake and subsequent unrest, just 20,000 votes could make all the difference in November

Allison Kaplan Sommer
Allison Kaplan Sommer
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Colorful signs decorating the front of Beth Hillel Temple in Kenosha sent a healing and calming message on the eve of President Donald Trump’s controversial stop to the wounded and shaken Wisconsin city on Tuesday, following more than a week of unrest there.

“Love your neighbor as yourself” read one sign. “Seek the peace of the city,” proclaimed another. In the hours before Trump’s arrival, congregants posted the signs on the walls of the stately building housing the Reform synagogue, whose windows had been boarded up to protect it from the violence that has rocked Kenosha in recent days.