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“The vote is precious. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democratic society, and we must use it.”
After historic voter turnout in 2020, 18 states enacted 30 laws that restrict access to the vote (between January 1 and July 14, 2021) while at the same time at least 25 states enacted 54 laws with provisions to expand voting access. This deepens a national divide where the right to vote appears to depend on where in the USA you live.
Three starting points:
1. HR1 /S1: For the People Act of 2019
“. . . in 2019, the House of Representatives passed HR 1, the For the People Act of 2019.
Click here for a recording of Rabbi Bayar's 4/8/21 session: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/oxS-m9AXhAvMz1LB5BfVRal-HRH6MrFkD_jwW4b60J12lOUfPMIVLuXR7_oc8UXn.UqOZIYtrsUYwq-SH
Click here for the recording of Rabbi Steven Bayar’s Zoom session, April 15, 2021 (no password required): https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/m89FGI4QuU1igXj1FRI1wiWMtm7jZy5AqxhPv8bQhp2YpUWtgTBoSHb2OANBzUg9.0sa_RMJDLwse54i-
That will be the intriguing topic of an intriguing Our Jewish World Clergy Learning Series, led by Rabbi David Nesson, spiritual leader of Morristown Jewish Center–Beit Yisrael. The series, which is free and open to the public, will be held via Zoom on Thursdays, May 6, 13, and 20 at 1 p.m.
Personal Giving Thank-You Schmooze & Author Talk: Author Spotlights Dangers of Teen Sexting in New Book
Attorney and author Felicia Farber will be the special guest speaker at the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW), West Morris Section’s 2021 Personal Giving Thank-You Schmooze & Author Talk on Sunday, June 6, at 10 a.m., via Zoom. The event is open to all donors to our Personal Giving campaign.
Sue Salsberg with one of the cards she sent to Jewish Family Service of MetroWest for homebound seniors. To send cards of your own, to cheer up seniors in our area, mail them to (or drop them off at) the following address: JFS Attn: Suzy Berman 256 Columbia Tpke. -...
NCJW, West Morris tributes are a wonderful way to send congratulations on an engagement, a wedding, a new baby, a promotion, a graduation, or any other good news. They work as thank-you notes, too. Use our tributes to express sympathy and condolences as well.
Send a note to a senior. Create a greeting card or write a friendly letter to a senior to cheer them up! These cards and letters will be distributed to clients of Jewish Family Service of MetroWest in their Meals on Wheels deliveries or other care packages. Send or...