The chairman of the U.S. Commission on Religious Freedom suggested that the body declined to address Israel in order to maintain bipartisan solidarity.
By Ron Kampeas
Atheists would also become a new protected class under a measure addressing what its sponsors describe as an increase in religious persecution in recent years.
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of a Muslim prisoner in Arkansas who wants to grow his beard longer than the state’s regulation one-quarter inch, a case that drew Orthodox Jewish support. More ▸
By Sue Fishkoff
Two anti-circumcision measures in California, one of which has already made it to the ballot for November in San Francisco, has prompted a coalition of Jewish and non-Jewish opponents, including Muslims, to fight back. More ▸