The National Council of Jewish Women opposes the Workplace Religious Freedom Act. The group issued a statement opposing the act Thursday, making it the first major Jewish organization to oppose legislation that otherwise has united the Jewish community — from Reform to Orthodox — in support. The council says the legislation raises troubling questions about women’s health.
The Archive of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency includes articles published from 1923 to 2008. Archive stories reflect the journalistic standards and practices of the time they were published.