JTA Twitter 50: Debra Messing


Debra Messing@DebraMessing

Messing uses her popular Twitter feed to advocate for progressive causes (like abortion rights, gun restrictions and environmental protections), and to push for women’s and LGBTQ rights, equity and power in Hollywood. Her Jewish identity often infuses her haimish feed.

It’s where she calls attention to anti-Semitic incidents and rhetoric:

And where she teaches followers how to identify anti-Semitism:

It’s where she remembers the Holocaust:

And where she nods to Jewish holidays. She rearranged her filming schedule for the High Holidays, and when Democrat Doug Jones won an Alabama Senate seat last December, Messing called it “A Hanukkah Miracle.”

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