JTA — As Americans cast their ballots in today’s midterm election, Jewish celebrities are using social media to share their political views and urge voters to turn out to the polls.
Here’s what some of the most famous Jews in the country had to say.
Amy Schumer did her part to support get-out-the vote efforts.
The comedian — who has been very actively politically recently and even got arrested at an anti-Kavanaugh rally — shared a video of herself knocking on student doors at college dorms in Nevada.
Meanwhile, “Seinfeld” actor Jason Alexander posted a selfie after voting, saying there was “nothing to it.”
— Amy Schumer (@amyschumer) November 3, 2018
Nothing to it. But hopefully not a vote about nothing. pic.twitter.com/UdmKXZi9x7
— jason alexander (@IJasonAlexander) November 6, 2018
Comedian Billy Eichner shared his frustration with the state of gun safety in America and urged his followers to consider the issue when casting their ballots.
Sandy Hook, Vegas, Pulse in Orlando, Parkland, Pittsburgh -Republicans have controlled Congress for years and have done literally NOTHING to increase gun safety and help protect us. NOTHING. ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Your vote today is a matter of life and death. https://t.co/1jTduAHcN9
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) November 6, 2018
“Parks and Recreation” star Rashida Jones used a fortune cookie to get her message across.
Actor and filmmaker Joseph Gordon-Levitt noted that he had already mailed in his ballot.
— Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) November 6, 2018
Comedian Chelsea Handler explained to her followers how to look up voting information.
Happy Election Eve! You can look up your polling place + hours by texting LOCATION to 21333
And you can look up a sample ballot to be prepared at https://t.co/1rvu4YzhWf
Make a plan to #vote and let's make history tomorrow! ♥️????
— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) November 5, 2018
Israel-born actress Natalie Portman shared a photo from a Vanity Fair shoot and asked her Instagram followers not to forget to vote.
Actress Sarah Jessica Parker shared a video showing just how proud she is to vote.
Josh Gad, of “Frozen” and “Book of Mormon” fame, shared an image of his family decked out in “I Voted” stickers.
Did you? pic.twitter.com/wwAK21daar
— Josh Gad (@joshgad) November 6, 2018
Comedian Sarah Silverman called President Donald Trump a bully after he tweeted about illegal voting.
Don’t let this bully intimidate you. Voting is your RIGHT if anyone gives you trouble at the polls call 866-OUR-VOTE and they will help https://t.co/mFKOBvb67I
— Sarah Silverman (@SarahKSilverman) November 5, 2018