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  • Citing security concerns, Copenhagen Jewish school forbids religious symbols

    August 8, 2014 | 10:57 am

    A Jewish school in Denmark informed parents that its pupils are no longer allowed to wear religious symbols near school grounds.

    The private Caroline School in Copenhagen informed parents of the policy in a recent letter, the Jyllands-Posten daily reported Friday.  The letter...

  • Quebec introduces plan to ban government employees’ religious symbols

    September 12, 2013 | 11:56 am

    Quebec’s government introduced its much-discussed Charter of Quebec Values, which would ban “overt and conspicuous” religious symbols worn by government employees.

    The plan proposed by the secessionist, secular-minded Parti Quebecois would prohibit public and para-public...

  • Quebec seeks to ban public workers from wearing religious symbols

    September 10, 2013 | 4:53 pm

    The Canadian province of Quebec will not allow public servants to wear Muslim headscarves, Jewish skullcaps or other obvious religious symbols under a new charter unveiled on Tuesday that is designed to cement a secular society.

    The pro-independence government of the...

  • Leaked Quebec plan would ban kippot on public workers

    August 29, 2013 | 11:44 am

    A plan by Quebec’s government to ban “religious symbols,” including yarmulkes or kippot, among public sector workers has elicited worry from religious minorities in the Canadian province.

    The bill would seek to ban public employees from wearing large Christian crosses or...

  • Holy oatmeal—it’s better than fiber!

    By Jane Ulman

    March 22, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Quick, come here," Gary Marcus yelled to his wife. "Bring a camera."

    Marsha Marcus came running into the kitchen of their Northridge home. She saw her husband staring into the pot of oatmeal he was cooking on the stove. As she peered inside, she saw why her husband had summoned...