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A Prayer For Voting

In: 2008 elections, Tikkun Olam, Voting

When I composed the first version of a voting prayer more than ten years ago, someone said to me that prayer doesn’t belong in a voting booth. But for me, nothing I do in civic life feels more like a sacred act than voting. It’s not just the ceremony of it, not even the aspect […]

Big win for the Courage Campaign who galvanized over 30,000 people to make sure that everyone’s vote is counted, and an end to the “double bubble” trouble plaguing voters and the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters. The “double bubble” issue is being talked about as the “Florida” of the 2008 election (but what’s lost […]

Super Tuesday–have you gotten your fix yet? Well have no fear if you haven’t, I’m sure tomorrow will be filled with delightful commentary. We know this is a big day for Jews, since almost two-thirds of Jews in the U.S. will be voting tomorrow. Reading through the Jewish papers Presidential Primary commentary on the Democratic […]


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