discrimination

El Al May Be Violating U.S. Law, N.Y. Rabbi Says

10/08/2014

A New York rabbi-attorney claimed that some El Al Airlines’ policies may violate U.S. law in the wake of delays on flights because charedi Orthodox men refused to sit next to women.

El Al Faces Uproar Over Haredim’s Refusal To Sit Near Women

10/01/2014

Tel Aviv — For approximately a half hour at the beginning of her El Al Israel Airlines flight last week from New York to Tel Aviv, Elana Sztokman watched as the haredi Orthodox man seated next to her rushed up and down the aisle searching for someone willing to switch seats so he wouldn’t have to sit beside her.

Non-Jewish ADL Employee Claims Discrimination

08/09/2011

(JTA) -- An employee is suing the Anti-Defamation League for denying her a promotion because she is not Jewish.

Tonietta Moffet says the ADL will not promote her to assistant director because she is "African American and not Jewish," the New York Post reported Monday. She filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan seeking damages for discrimination.

Marla Gilson's plight

Somehow you expect more from Jewish organizations when it comes to relations with employees – who, after all, are mostly in it because they care about communal causes, not because of the big paychecks and great benefits.

Is Racism Ever Passé?

12/19/2010
Special to the Jewish Week

It wasn’t all that long ago that, in the immediate aftermath of Barack Obama’s sweeping victory in the race for President, more than a few pundits were declaring that America had become a “post-racist society.” I wish it were so, but I’m sure it’s not.

Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik
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