UPDATE: The Republican State Committee last night approved an amendment allowing Orthodox Jews to vote on Friday May 7th, the day before the party’s convention, from 3-6 PM at a specified location. The approval comes after the committee last week,voted against granting an exemption to those of the Jewish faith who cannot travel due to Shabbat – the sabatth – to participate in the convention.
State GOP officials will not allow Jews who cannot travel due to Shabbat to participate in the convention in two weeks. WFIR’s Clark Palmer explains WFIR’s Clark Palmer explains
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