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State: Gantz must make decision on razing Homesh Yeshiva

The public spotlight has been on Homesh since the December terror attack that claimed the life of one of its students, Yehuda Dimentman, as he left the hilltop.

A Swiss national flag flies behind a poster of the initiative committee against wearing the burqa (V

Swiss Jews join Muslims in protesting face-covering ban

"We fear that these attacks against religious freedom further weakens the ability to practice one’s faith."

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
10/03/2021
A Swiss national flag flies behind a poster of the initiative committee against wearing the burqa (V

Swiss voters back ban on facial coverings in referendum

The measure to amend the Swiss constitution passed by a 51.2-48.8% margin, provisional official results showed.

By REUTERS
07/03/2021
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Dutch bus driver calls police on niqab-wearer who refused to get off

The driver reportedly asked the woman several times to remove her veil or get off the bus. When she refused to do so, the driver called the police.

Amsterdam councilor dons yellow burka for Pride parade

The stunt was in response to a new law by the Dutch government that came into effect last week, which banned the wearing of face-covering garments such as a burka or niqab in public institutions.

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Women protest ban of burka swimsuits in France

What began as a burkini ban within a single resort quickly spread across the rest of the state to country clubs, public and private pools alike.

Bar Refali's burka advertisement, which ran October, 2018

Bar Refaeli appears burka-clad in new advertisements

The supermodel is launching a campaign for fashion brand Hoodies: 'Freedom is Basic.'

29/10/2018

Denmark set to become next European country to ban burqas

Full and partial face veils such as burqas and niqabs divide opinion across Europe.

By REUTERS
06/10/2017

Burka ban goes into effect in Austria

"Acceptance and respect of Austrian values are basic conditions for successful cohabitation between the majority Austrian population and people from third countries living in Austria."

By REUTERS , JPOST.COM STAFF
02/10/2017
Rabbi holds boy for circumcision

The circumcision dilemma

There is a new awareness of the ideals that underlie Europe’s libertarian societies and the need to defend them.

By MARC NEUGROESCHEL
04/07/2012
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