Orthodox Jew loses job over ‘observing Passover’

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Bob Unruh – June 9, 2016

Religious rights – under fire nationwide, from demands that Christian colleges promote homosexuality to forcing nuns to pay for abortion drugs – are the focal point of a new case in the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.

There, an Orthodox Jew is alleging she was dismissed from her job at a quasi-governmental authority, the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority, because she observed Passover.

That, according to friend-of-the-court brief filed by The Becket Fund, is outrageous. And a spokesman says the same attitude “didn’t work out so well for Pharoah.”

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