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Hats and head coverings of any kind were prohibited from the House following the passage of a motion on proper decorum in 1837.
Some Jewish-majority municipalities have passed motions promising never to enforce the law, which has seen months of acrimonious debate and public hearings.
Attempts to gain access to synagogues, which are restricted to worshipers for security reasons, are common in Antwerp. But such attempts by men carrying knives are extremely rare.
The university’s gym teacher also told this student to “cross himself” and “get baptized” when he asked for permission to skip a class for Yom Kippur.
In an effort to 'maintain an atmosphere of neutrality' in the parliament does not permit the wearing of religious symbols.
Four division commanders were appointed in the latest round of promotions and appointments, which are made approximately every year.
By JEREMY SHARON
“I can no longer recommend Jews wear a kippah at every time and place in Germany,” said Felix Klein, the federal government commissioner for Jewish life in Germany.
By JPOST EDITORIAL
As antisemitism now begins to spread throughout the world, we in the Jewish community should be aware of our own trauma of seeing it all reappear.
By SHMULEY BOTEACH
A recent discovery in a Paris flea market should awaken the world to a frightening possibility
By AARON DAVID FRUH
What is Hellenization? How does the abuse of power, even though power is not itself a bad thing, lead to human rights violations?
By ARIK ASCHERMAN
Our people were always told to be ashamed of something: who we are, our religion, our attire, and even the fact that we have national aspirations.
By HEN MAZZIG
By LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
The kippa has a long history. It has no real legal foundation within Judaism, but is instead a perfect example of how a tradition takes on the power of law.
By MICAH HALPERN
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