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International Religious Freedom

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International Religious Freedom

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: International Religious Freedom

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: International Religious Freedom

Faith Leaders Urge Action on Humanitarian Crisis Facing Rohingya Community
Posted on Thursday May 21, 2015

Rabbi Jonah Pesner, Director of the Religious Action Center, today joined with a diverse group of faith leaders calling on President Obama to take immediate action to address the Rohingan humanitarian crisis in Southeast Asia. The well-documented persecution of the Rohingya minority community in western Burma and the resulting refugee crisis in the region is […]

Free Speech and Freedom of Religion Belong Hand in Hand
Posted on Friday May 15, 2015

The First Amendment ensures fundamental freedoms: freedom of religion, speech, press and assembly. Because they are listed out separately, we sometimes might fall into the problem of forgetting how closely linked and overlapping these freedoms are. Freedom of speech and religion also means freedom of speech about religion, even offensive, hateful speech. Yet, in many […]

IRAC and the URJ Stand Together Against Hateful Attacks in Israel
Posted on Thursday March 05, 2015

The Israel Religious Action Center has long brought our attention to the long, hard work that needs to be done to rid our Jewish homeland from violence, hate and discrimination. Unfortunately, IRAC was forced to remind us last week of just how much work there is to do. On Wednesday and Thursday, two religious buildings […]

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