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Get Out The Vote

Vote buttons, streamers, and confetti, all in red, white, and blue

Today is the day we act by voting – taking the step that will help move us from desiring a better world to building a better world.

Julie Bank
Closeup of a mans hand checking boxes as if filling out a ballot

"Vote / Because it’s a mitzvah to do / Vote / Because you’re an American Jew..."

Rabbi Paul Kipnes
Street view of Tree of Life Congregation building in Pittsburgh

It was Sunday morning. There should have been parents dropping off children for Sunday school, people out walking dogs, running, biking. Instead it was just… silent.

Rabbi Jonah Dov Pesner
Sign on the window of a polling place

My congregation has set a collective goal of becoming a 100% voting community. We believe that this act of voting is sacred. 

Rabbi Fred Guttman
Pile of  red, white, and blue buttons that say VOTE.

Reform Judaism calls upon us to be civically engaged, making a direct call to action to involve ourselves in shaping our institutions to propel our world toward justice. 

Elizabeth Leff
Dome of the US Capitol Building against a blue sky with clouds

This year, the High Holidays fall a month and a half before midterm elections, providing an opportunity for our community to reflect on the past year and make decisions about our future.

Jenna Galper
Three VOTE signs in red white and blue

While Jews have not always been afforded the right to vote, voting encompasses several Jewish values.

Rabbi Joel Mosbacher
Kutz campers in a group each holding signs about why they vote

My name is Tali, and I just spent three and a half weeks learning how to be an effective and just leader

Tali Meisel

Laws that impede or prevent eligible Americans fundamental right to vote do not reflect the values that make our nation a beacon to the world.

Barbara Weinstein

Election season is in full swing, and it’s been a difficult and contentious presidential election so far.

Alden Solovy

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