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Church and State

Read the latest updates and learn more about the importance of the separation of church and state through a Reform Jewish perspective.

Church and State

Vouchers divert public, taxpayer money to private schools, including parochial schools. Tell Congress that we should continue to separate church and state, and that we should support public schools with public funds.

Separation and Establishment Issues

These key church-and-state issues deal with the establishment clause of the First Amendment. Learn more about these issues — and the policies that govern them — from a Reform Jewish perspective.

Free Exercise & Religious Liberty

Learn more about Reform Movement positions relating to the free exercise of religion in the United States, including the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Church-State

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: Church-State

Magna Carta: A Great Legacy?
Posted on Monday June 15, 2015

June 15, 1215 is one of the most well-known days in Western history. 800 years ago today, in Runnymede, England, King John signed Magna Carta (the Great Charter), a nascent constitution/bill of rights for English nobility. Magna Carta maintains an almost legendary role in history, although only three of its many provisions are currently in […]

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Supreme Court Affirms Religious Freedom Protections
Posted on Monday June 01, 2015

On Monday, the first of the closely-watched June decision days, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch, Inc. This case asked whether the religious non-discrimination provisions related to employment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibit discrimination only if an applicant has let the employer know of […]

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