Voting Rights Act

Reform Rabbis Join NAACP March From Selma To Washington

08/09/2015 - 20:00

More than 150 Reform Jewish rabbis are marching with the NAACP from the Deep South to the U.S. capital to promote social justice.

Rabbi M. Bruce Lustig, senior rabbi of the Washington Hebrew Congregation, marching with NAACP supporters in Selma, Ala. JTA

Jewish Groups Pan Voting Rights Ruling

06/24/2013 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Several Jewish organizations this week condemned a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that in effect strikes down a provision in the Voting Rights Act of 1965 that has served as protection for otherwise disenfranchised voters for nearly a half-century.

Alabama Jews Denounce Farrakhan Appearance At Voting Rights Rally

06/12/2013 - 20:00
Assistant Managing Editor

An appearance Friday by Louis Farrakhan at a rally against changes in the Voting Rights Act mobilized the Birmingham Jewish Federation to educate the public about the Nation of Islam leader’s record of anti-Semitism.

Louis Farrakhan will be among speakers calling for continued protections of Voting Rights Act. Getty Images
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