We need your vote.
Voting will open January 21 – March 11. Our strong turnout in the last election secured $20 million over 5 years for the progressive Jewish movements in Israel. It also secured positions on the boards of the Jewish Agency and JNF-KKL. It is imperative that we show up even stronger this election just to maintain our position. This is our chance to ensure our homeland reflects our values. Voting begins on Monday. You can begin the voting process easily by going here https://azm.org
Here is what you need to know about voting. Please note that there is a processing fee involved in registering to vote, $7.50 for individuals older than 25, and $5 for those aged 18-25. This is a fee imposed by the World Zionist Congress, not ARZA (Association of Reform Zionists of America) or Temple Emanu-El. It only pays the costs of operating the election, safeguarding the security of the election website and process, and other administrative requirements. It can be paid via credit card, PayPal, or other payments available on the voter registration website. This is a fee that Temple Emanu-El is not allowed to pay on behalf of congregants, but we hope you will agree that it is a small price to pay to make the Reform voice heard and to have an impact in what happens in Israel.
Any Jewish person over the age of 18 is eligible to vote.
Voters in the WZC elections must:
- Be 18 years of age or older (by June 30, 2020)
- Self-identify as Jewish
- Agree to the Jerusalem Program, the official platform of the WZO and the Zionist Movement
- Agree to pay the processing fee.