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Read the latest updates and learn more about why voting and elections are important and why it’s vital to exercise our right to vote through a Reform Jewish perspective.

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Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Voting Rights & Elections

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Voting Rights & Elections

A Rabbi’s Reflections from Roanoke
Posted on Monday June 29, 2015

On Thursday, June 25, I traveled to Roanoke, Virginia with Legislative Assistant Claire Shimberg and other voting rights advocates from the DC metropolitan area. There, we joined with hundreds of concerned Americans to mark the 2 year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Shelby County v. Holder, which gutted a key provision of the Voting […]

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Carrying On the Social Justice Torch for Voting Rights
Posted on Friday June 26, 2015

51 years ago, on June 21, 1964, civil rights workers James Earl Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael “Mickey” Schwerner were abducted in Neshoba County, Mississippi and murdered by members of the Ku Klux Klan. Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner had been in Mississippi preparing and registering African Americans to vote as part of Freedom Summer. The […]

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Still Fighting for Voting Rights 50 Years After the Voting Rights Act
Posted on Wednesday June 03, 2015

The right to vote is the cornerstone of American democracy and our most basic civil right. As Reform Jews and American citizens who care about a variety of social justice issues, we must recognize that all of these issues are inextricably linked to the right to vote. This year is an especially important year to […]

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The Other March Madness
Posted on Friday March 27, 2015

Whether you observe Passover according to the strict rules of Jewish law, or you attend one family Seder, or whether your Passover observance is watching The Prince of Egypt, or whatever traditions, practices or customs you find meaningful, the weeks leading up to Passover (April 3-11, 2015) feel like a Jewish March Madness. Between planning […]

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