Claiming Our Place in the Israelite Assembly
February 21, 2020
On Shabbat Shekalim, we read that each Israelite was required to contribute a half-shekel as an offering to God. “The half-shekel is about each Israelite having representation and an equal voice,” says Rabbi Shira Gluck. As Jews outside of Israel, we can make our voices heard by voting in the World Zionist Congress elections.