Religion


Bar Ilan Apologizes for Hijab Incident

Bar Ilan University has apologized to a Muslim student who was ejected from a classroom for refusing to remove her hijab and ordered the lecturer in the incident to apologize…

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NYC Man Gets Prison in Hate-Crime Firebombings

Officials say a New York City man who told authorities that he disliked Muslims, Arabs and Hindus has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in a series of firebombings…

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Unprecedented Ingathering of Jewish Manuscripts Goes Online

Israel’s National Library launched an online database on Wednesday aggregating tens of thousands of digitized Jewish manuscripts belonging to collections from across the globe. Scholars and laypersons can access almost…

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An Eruv in Galus

It took a mere six days for a group calling itself “Mahwah Strong” to amass 3,000 members from among the northeast New Jersey hamlet’s residents. The cause that rallied the…

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Resurfacing the Church-State Wall

Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court 7-2 ruling in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer was rightly hailed by many religious rights advocates as a sensible statement that religious institutions should not be…

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White House Seeks Resolution to Kosel Crisis

The Kosel controversy which has engulfed the Jewish world in recent days has now reached the White House. The Trump administration has urged Israeli leaders and American groups to bring…

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