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US should stay in Eastern Syria, a refuge of religious freedom - expert

“There is a way forward. It is a win-win for the US and the autonomous administration," says Nadine Maenza, a US commissioner.

Vegans rally for change

British tribunal to decide whether veganism is a protected belief

"The way I treat my belief in ethical veganism is no different to the way those who practice a religion treat the rules which govern their religion," the claimant said.

By REUTERS
02/01/2020

Women underrepresented in workforce of state’s religious agencies

However, women are grossly underrepresented in senior positions in those agencies.

No more sanctioning slavery and oppression

A call to release Eritrean religious prisoners by September 12, the Geez New Year

By ATHANASIUS GHEBRE-AB , YOSEF I. ABRAMOWITZ
29/08/2019
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
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
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