I believe that prolonged solitary confinement is a violation both of the Eighth Amendment, prohibiting cruel and unusual punishment, and a violation of religious ethics, which maintain that every human being is made in the image of God and thus entitled to be treated with dignity.
For the past 10 years, the United Nations has commemorated the annual International Day of Commemoration, to honor the memories of the victims of the Holocaust.
Late on Monday night, the White House announced a sweeping new executive order on the use of solitary confinement in fe
Two years ago, amidst a crowd of thousands of young people on the March of the Living from Auschwitz to Birkenau, a Reform Jewish day school student texted her mother: “Thank you, Mom, for sending me to The Leo Baeck Day School.
What do an American Indian tribe, a multi-billion dollar corporation and the U.S. Supreme Court all have in common? These three bodies are all embroiled in a case that could have wide implications for one of the most complicated aspects of our legal system: tribal sovereignty.