religious minorities

AN ARAB woman walks past a Jewish couple at the Western Wall
What I told a recent State Department conference

What’s the state of religious freedom in Israel and the Arab world?

Druze-Israelis
Religious freedom in Israel: Christianity doing well - WATCH LIVE

The discussion is termed "Holy to Many: Views on Religious Freedom."

Israel muslim
Trying to beat the Middle Eastern heat… modestly

For Orthodox Jewish women, tzniut, or modesty, involves wearing shirts that cover the collar bone and have three-quarter sleeves past the elbows.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
03/07/2019
Students play with Lego bricks in the Pishtaz School in Tehran October 2011
Religious minorities forbidden from teaching in Iranian kindergartens

"It is clear that this announcement is explicitly opposed to the laws of the country," wrote a Zoroastrian member of Iran's Parliament.

03/06/2019
A democratic nation state of the Jewish people

The new law does not erode a single right or protection of any minority. It actually reaffirms Israel’s commitment to minority groups.

Culture Minister Miri Regev cabinet meeting March 11, 2018
‘A milestone’ victory for Shabbat observant sports competitors

Shabbat Team says it has fielded dozens of complaints in recent years by religious sportsmen in different fields who have found it impossible to compete.

Nation-state bill strikes blow to minorities

So the question arises as to whether the nation-state bill is essentially just a declaration, and what – if any – problems does it generate?

18/07/2018
Young haredim take part in a protest against mandatory IDF conscription, March 2018
Why haredim need secular studies

There are not enough jobs within yeshivot for haredim who want to become teachers and rabbis. Often the jobs that are available – even as a cashier in a neighborhood store – require outside contact.

By ESTIE SCHEINER
14/07/2018
Drôle de monde

De la difficulté des minorités religieuses en pays musulmans

By MICHELE MAZEL
09/07/2017
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