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International Religious Freedom

International Religious Freedom

Read the latest updates and learn more about international religious freedom issues through a Reform Jewish perspective.

International Religious Freedom

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: International Religious Freedom

Fresh Updates from RACBlog: International Religious Freedom

In Mourning for France, Reminded of the Importance of Religious Freedom
Posted on Friday January 16, 2015

On Tuesday night, many in the Washington, D.C. community — myself among them — gathered at Adas Israel Congregation for an event convened by AJC (and cosponsored by the Religious Action Center) in solidarity and remembrance with the People of France and the Jewish Community. It was a beautiful event, including speakers such as Jason […]

Where Are We in the Fight Against Anti-Semitism?
Posted on Tuesday January 06, 2015

Last week, the Simon Wiesenthal Center released a list of its top 10 worst anti-Semitic offenses of 2014. Founder and dean of the organization, Rabbi Marvin Hier, explained to The Jerusalem Post that the list is meant to highlight how “rhetoric at the top has filtered down to average people,” meaning that repeat offenders were […]

2014 at the RAC: Our Year in Blogs  
Posted on Monday January 05, 2015

The (secular) New Year brings new opportunities and new challenges in the world of Jewish social justice. The 114th Congress will convene on January 3, 2015 at noon. As we look towards what 2015 will bring, let’s take a moment to look back at 2014 through 14 RACBlog highlights. This list is a mix of […]

International Religious Freedom: More than a Matter of Faith
Posted on Tuesday December 23, 2014

In a world fraught with tension and uncertainty, it can be easy to lose sight of some positive changes and some ongoing issues that need our attention. Across the globe, religious freedom remains a dream and not a reality for far too many people. Freedom of religion and conscience are not only critical for individuals […]

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