WATCH: Pence’s Christian ‘rabbi’ stokes controversy with Jews over Pittsburgh comments

Vice President Mike Pence has faced criticism for appearing at a Michigan rally at which “messianic rabbi” Loren Jacobs issued comments on the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre.

Jacobs has ties to Jews for Jesus, a missionary organization whose goals is to convert Jews to Christianity, leading a number of Jewish leaders to express outrage over Jacobs’ selection to lead public mourning over the Pittsburgh victims.