Judaism’s wisdom tradition teaches that “You do not need to finish the work, but you are not free to desist from it." We must exercise the right to vote as a sacred Jewish duty and demand that all ballots are fairly counted.
Rabbi Irving "Yitz" Greenberg is a seminal thinker on the Holocaust as a turning point in Jewish and Western culture and on the State of Israel as the Jewish assumption of power and the beginning of a new era in Jewish history.
Just as the Torah is at the center of Judaism, the ballot is at the core of our democracy. We would not dream of returning the Torah to the Ark without first dressing it. It helps, then, to think of the outer envelope as the ark and the inner security envelope as our ballot’s Torah cover.