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Can we sort out the concept of civil liberties in a Jewish state?

Legally mandated halachic requirements have created a situation in Israel where many citizens, Jewish and non-Jewish, do not have the right to marry within the state.

By NECHAMA GOLDMAN BARASH
16/05/2021

Decrying ‘social justice,’ 49 people sign ‘Jewish Harper’s letter’

The letter calls on Jews to take action against the “suppression of dissent” that is said to be dominating the United States

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
06/05/2021

Israel needs to practice inclusivity for disabilities - opinion

As Hollywood wakes up to disability inclusion, Israel should follow

Coercive compliance in the age of coronavirus - opinion

“Positive motivation for compliance” in the age of corona have been used in the form of impossible promises to get populations to comply with unreasonable, irresponsible demands.

By MARY DAWOOD CATLIN
24/04/2021

Ramsey Clark, lawyer of Gaddafi, Hussein, Milosevic, dies at 93

As attorney-general, he helped shape US civil rights law.

11/04/2021
Merrick Garland

Biden's attorney-general nominee Garland vows to prioritize civil rights

The Justice Department's mission to enforce the 1957 Civil Rights Act "remains urgent because we do not yet have equal justice," said Garland, whose confirmation hearing is scheduled to begin Monday.

By REUTERS
21/02/2021
MARKELL CASEY: In some cases we are opinion shapers and we have platforms that can influence a lot o

Over 170 US celebrities join Black-Jewish alliance

The aim of the organization is to stand together to counter antisemitism and racism within the industry.

Citizens of Myanmar spark mass civil disobedience campaign - watch

Doctors around the country will refuse to work starting on Wednesday, in a show of defiance against the return of military dictatorship.

Roberta Kaplan: I’m not in any kind of conspiracy with the Democratic party

Roberta Kaplan: Lead attorney in civil lawsuits against Donald Trump

Kaplan, who splits her time between Manhattan and a country home she shares with her wife and teenage son, spoke to The Jerusalem Post.

27/01/2021

California opens civil rights probe into Los Angeles Sheriff's Department

"Our department may finally have an impartial, objective assessment of our operations and recommendations on any areas we can improve our service to the community," Villanueva said.

By REUTERS
23/01/2021
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