Is It Time To Let Go Of “In God We Trust?”

Is It Time To Let Go Of "In God We Trust?"

As another lawsuit is launched in Ohio to remove the words “In God We Trust” from the U.S. currency, Rabbi Bradley Hirschfield considers the issue. With 85% of the population believing in some form of higher power, is the reference to faith on the currency a “Fundamental violation of separation of church and state with the government imposing its religious views upon all people” or simply “No big deal”?

Brad Hirschfield

Brad Hirschfield is the co-founder and co-executive editor of The Wisdom Daily. A rabbi, Brad has been featured on ABC's Nightline UpClose, PBS's Frontline, Fox News and National Public Radio. He wrote a long-standing column, "For God's Sake," for the Washington Post, and has also written for The Huffington Post and He authored the book, You Don?t Have To Be Wrong For Me To Be Right: Finding Faith Without Fanaticism. Brad also serves as President of Clal, The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, a leadership training institute, think tank and resource center in New York City.

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