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St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., administers the
Constitutional Oath to Elena Kagan in the Justices Conference Room
on Saturday, August 7, 2010.

Jewish groups welcome Supremes Court’s ‘ministerial exception’ ruling

By Ron Kampeas, JTA January 12, 2012

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Supreme Court upholds ‘ministerial exception’

JTA, WASHINGTON January 11, 2012

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the right of religious institutions to use "ministerial exception" to fire staff, but stopped short of setting its parameters. A number of Jewish groups had closely watched the case called Hosanna-Tabor Evangelical Lutheran...

Supreme Court to consider Jerusalem passport question, minister exception cases

By Ron Kampeas, JTA, Washington June 22, 2011

Among the issues the U.S. Supreme Court will consider when it reconvenes next October is whether an American born in Jerusalem may list his birthplace as Israel in his passport. That case probably will garner the most Jewish attention in a fall docket...

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