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Religious Persecution

Recent Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents Prompts Alarm

Rabbi Saperstein: "The attacks on three synagogues and anti-Israel demonstrations that spill into violence against Jews are painful reminders that anti-Semitism continues to plague too many Jewish communities."

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Sophie Golomb
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org 

Recent Spate of Anti-Semitic Incidents Prompts Alarm

Reform Jewish Movement Concerned by Renewed Detention of Sudan's Meriam Ibrahim

Rabbi David Saperstein: "We were heartened by yesterday's announcement that a Sudanese court had ordered Ms. Ibrahim's release. Sudanese leaders had urged trust in their judiciary and yesterday seemed to affirm that call. Today's action, however, is a rejection of religious freedom and of Sudan's own courts."

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Deborah Goldberg
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Reform Jewish Movement Concerned by Renewed Detention of Sudan's Meriam Ibrahim

Death Sentence in Religious Freedom Case Prompts Interfaith Delegation Meeting with Sudanese Ambassador

Rabbi David Saperstein: “This tragic case reminds us that too many around the world are not yet free to practice their religion in safety.”

Contact: Max Rosenblum or Deborah S. Goldberg
​202.387.2800 | news@rac.org

Death Sentence in Religious Freedom Case Prompts Interfaith Delegation Meeting with Sudanese Ambassador

Court Strikes Right Balance in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez

Rabbi Saperstein: " [I]n deciding that [Christian Legal Society's] exercise of... religious freedom does not require the university to give formal endorsement or financial support when discriminatory activity is involved, the Court struck the right balance between religious freedom and the rights of its students to be free of discrimination." 

Contact: Sean Thibault or Jessica Weiser
202.387.2800 | news@rac.org 

Court Strikes Right Balance in Christian Legal Society v. Martinez