Religion


Orthodox Groups Welcome Executive Order for Faith-Based Groups

Orthodox groups welcomed an executive order by President Donald Trump establishing the “White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative” and re-committing the administration’s efforts to protect religious liberty in America. The…

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A Win for Religious Rights in England

At a time when religious liberties are under increasing attack throughout the world, a ruling by the British High Court in a case brought by London’s Adath Yisroel Burial Society…

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Iceland Assails Religious Freedom

It might not seem alarming, at first read, that Iceland, the island nation just outside the Arctic Circle in the North Atlantic, the most sparsely populated country in Europe, is…

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Muezzin Law to Move Ahead in Knesset

The Muezzin Law, which would restrict the amount of noise Muslims can make in their calls to prayer, is back on the Knesset agenda after being reworked to toughen enforcement…

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An Encouraging If Limited Ruling in California

A Southern California bakery can continue, at least for now, to refuse to bake wedding cakes for ceremonies that its owner considers incompatible with her religious convictions. That was the…

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Happy Ending in Mahwah

The six-month-long saga of the Mahwah eruv seems to have come to an end, and a happy one. This past Wednesday, a settlement was announced between the New Jersey township’s…

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