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In mid-January, the Trump administration expanded its attack on social services and educational institutions under the guise of religious freedom with the proposal of several new draft policies (kn

Jacob Greenblatt

Hannalee Isaacs is a high school senior from Judea Reform Congregation in Durham, North Carolina.

Hannalee Isaacs
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Opponents of school voucher programs recently learned of a new scheme that will hurt military-connected families around the country.

Noah Fitzgerel

The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism's L'Taken Social Justice Seminar brings teens from across the country to Washington, D.C. to learn about so

Alicia Goldenziel and Maxwell Rosenfeld
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Late January featured "National School Choice Week," during which proponents of 

Noah Fitzgerel

Elections are one of the most fundamental elements of our democracy, a moment for citizens to participate in choosing our leaders and shaping the next phase of work on the key social justice

Sarah Greenberg

June 15, 1215 is one of the most well-known days in Western history. 800 years ago today, in Runnymede, England, King John signed Magna Carta (the Great Charter), a nascent constitution/bill of rights for English nobility. Magna Carta maintains an almost legendary role in history, although only three of its many provisions are currently in use in English law today, and it has been changed and reissued numerous times since 1215.

On Monday, the first of the closely-watched June decision days, the Supreme Court handed down a decision in Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Abercrombie & Fitch, Inc. This case asked whether the religious non-discrimination provisions related to employment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibit discrimination only if an applicant has let the employer know of the need for an accommodation.

On Wednesday, the Washington Post wrote about the topics most clergy members discuss from the pulpit as a way to illustrate that the issues most associated with communities of faith -- reproductive rights and LGBT rights/same-sex marriage, due much in part to  the Religious Right -- is not what is actually happening on the ground.