Workplace Religious Discrimination Cases Across the Globe: News Roundup

There were a bunch of religious discrimination cases that grabbed headlines this week, but first, the White House plans to celebrate Jewish American heritage, an Italian Imam says veiled Muslim woman are protecting Italy’s traditions and the Mojave cross we can’t seem to stop talking about was stolen from its California hilltop.

President Obama announced that the White House will hold its first reception honoring Jewish American Heritage Month on May 27th. The celebration will highlight contributions Jews have made to American culture and will include community leaders and prominent Jewish figures. Check out the President’s proclamation of Jewish American Heritage Month.
 
 
"I believe Italian tradition is that which can be seen by going to a church, to a museum and seeing the beautiful images of the Madonna with a beautiful veil. That is our tradition" (The Guardian reports).
 
 
“We as a nation need to change the dialogue and stop pretending that this is about a war memorial. If it is a memorial, then we need to stop arguing about the cross and instead place a proper memorial on that site, one that respects Christians and non-Christians alike, and one that is actually recognizable as a war memorial” (Religion Clause reports).
 
And finally, the religious discrimination cases:
And a few more stories to check out:
 
 
 
 

See you next week!