Voting and the Jewish community: Can we finally take this seriously?

Posted on November 28, 2016 In Election Day

NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick created a national discussion on race relations by kneeling during the national anthem. Kaepernick deflated this discussion a few months later when he admitted that he didn’t vote and wasn’t planning to vote in the recent election. It was a startling admission that caused many in the media to question his commitment to his cause: How could someone who wants to change the status quo not vote?

In reality, Kaepernick isn’t much different from many of us. And that includes those in the Jewish communities who allege a deep concern over domestic and foreign policy issues but fail to vote.

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