WASHINGTON (RNS) — The Freedom Forum Institute’s religious liberty programming dates to the 1990s, when the Newseum was housed in Rosslyn, Virginia. The post Newseum closing but Religious Freedom Center programs to continue elsewhere appeared first on Religion News Service.
President Trump is signing an executive order clarifying that Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act applies to anti-Semitism. Critics say it could silence pro-Palestinian voices on college campuses.
The order will extend a federal anti-discrimination law to include discrimination based on anti-Semitism. Some worry the policy will be used to stifle criticism of Israel on college campuses.
NEWS STORY RNS-Jewish-Nationality: American Jews divided over Trump executive order expanding definition of Judaism (RNS) — President Trump’s new executive order directing the government to consider Judaism a race and ... The post RNS Updated Budget — Wednesday, December 11, 2019 […]
(RNS) — Left-leaning Jews said the underlying purpose of the executive order was to stifle legitimate criticism of Israel and its policies toward Palestinians living under Israeli occupation. The post American Jews split over Trump executive order on combating anti-Semitism appeared […]
(RNS) — Turning the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom into a federal bureaucracy will curtail its proven ability to act boldly and independently. The post Reforming USCIRF to death appeared first on Religion News Service.
(RNS) — The president's executive order, which provides protection for Jews long since offered by previous administrations, amounts to little more than politics for the Hanukkah season. The post Trump's anti-Semitism order is much ado about not much appeared first on Religion News Service.
(RNS) — God is never mentioned in the philosophical director's latest film: There is no need. God’s presence is always implied in the physical world. The post In 'Hidden Life', Terrence Malick says freedom is won in standing up for beliefs appeared first on Religion News Service.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) — Aspiring musician Luke Putney hopes to help others while recovering from a brain tumor and stroke that left him unable to walk and play his guitar or bass. Earlier this fall, he walked a modified marathon — a mile a day for 26 days — to raise money for his […]