It’s time to vote!
Each Shabbat we take a moment to pray for the welfare of the government. This prayer has been part of our liturgy for centuries. In Russia they prayed for the Tzar, in England they prayed for the King, in Germany they prayed for the Kaiser and in America. We pray for the President. The prophet Jeremiah wrote during the exile to Babylonia that we are to engage deeply in the communities where we find ourselves, to build houses and put down roots, and to “seek the welfare of t