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Jewish groups file with SCOTUS on behalf of Christian mailman

Orthodox Jewish groups are joining an evangelical Christian mailman’s Supreme Court case.

Jewish groups file with SCOTUS on behalf of Christian mailman

NYC department of education accused of religious discrimination against Jews

Series of meetings where candidates running for board positions are interviewed held on Shabbat, excluding Jewish parents from attending.

NYC department of education accused of religious discrimination

Orthodox Union files 'Friend of the Court' brief in Carson v. Makin

Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America urges SCOTUS to require state school aid program to include religious schools.

Orthodox Union files 'Friend of the Court' brief

Lawsuit: Mount Sinal hospital forced Muslim workers to cut their beards

3 Muslim workers accuse New York hospital of religious discrimination after ordering them to cut their beards in order to wear mask.

Lawsuit: Mt. Sinal hospital made Muslim workers cut their beards

Religious Jewish couple accuses NYC housing authorities of religious discrimination

Couple files federal lawsuit accusing 2 New York City agencies of discrimination in affordable housing lotteries.

Jewish couple accuses NYC housing authorities of discrimination

Sweden's ruling party vows to ban religious schools

Social democratic party looks to outlaw religious charter schools amid controversy over school for children of Muslim asylum seekers.

Sweden's ruling party vows to ban religious schools

Health club compensates Jewish woman for refusing to allow skirt

US court: Orthodox woman can wear skirt during workout in settlement with Lucille Roberts chain.

Health club compensates Jewish woman for refusing to allow skirt

IDF Chief meets with rabbis amidst tensions

In the wake of tensions in the IDF between the army brass and the religious soldiers, IDF Head met with rabbis to repair wounds.

Chief of Staff and rabbis meet to defuse tensions

52 combat soldiers commanded to shave

"I was in shock. Why are they forcing me to choose between two values which I believe in?!" Commander freezes order pending investigation.

52 combat soldiers commanded to shave

'They're just trying to divide the Army'

The IDF came out against a new group that helps soldiers suffering from religious discrimination in the Army.

New group fights religious discrmination in Army; IDF opposes

NYPD Hasidic Recruit Suffered 'Discrimination'

Court ruling finds that Hasidic-religious NYPD recruit was discriminated against when he was fired over the length of his beard.

NYPD Hasidic Recruit Suffered 'Religious Discrimination'