August 13, 2008 RSS feed / World News

NJ court rules cop was harassed

NEW YORK (JTA)—New Jersey's highest court equated ethnic jokes and religious comments in the workplace with sexual and racial harassment. More...

Eruv is civil right, says NY governor

NEW YORK (JTA)—New York's governor told worshipers at an Orthodox synagogue that their attempt to build an eruv is a civil rights issue. More...

Ethical kosher guidelines released

NEW YORK (JTA)—The guidelines for the Conservative movement's ethical kashrut initiative have been released. More...

CHURCH & STATE…

Federal ruling worries some Jews

NEW YORK—A ruling by a federal appeals court in Colorado has some Jewish officials and legal experts warning of a major constitutional turnaround that could substantially erode the separation between church and state. More...