Interesting Freedom of Religion Case from Israel

Jerusalem Post:

The Jerusalem District Labor Court last week rejected a temporary appeal by a Muslim teacher at a private Christian school to allow her to continue working after she decided to wear a hijab in class after teaching without one for 27 years.

Essentially, the court rule that as a private Christian school that sought to maintain a strict equality between its Muslim and Christian students, the school was entitled to enforce its dress code even though it infringed on the teacher’s statutory religious freedom rights.

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