“A new bill in Quebec prohibiting some public displays of religious symbols would bar observant Jews from serving in courts and classrooms”

Kippahs in the Crossfire
by Adam Kovac
April 21, 2019

Kippah-wearing Jews in the Canadian province of Quebec would be banned from teaching in public schools, serving as judges and from holding an array of government jobs under a new law proposed by the province’s ruling party. Bill 21, officially known as An Act Respecting the Laicity [secularism] of the State, would prohibit public employees in certain positions of authority from wearing religious symbols such as kippahs, hijabs, and turbans while on the job. It would also prevent citizens from accessing certain public services while wearing a face covering. READ MORE

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