Reflections on Charlottesville

Reflections on Charlottesville

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler Shock, disgust, deep sadness and grief, disorientation, anger, despair, resolve. I have experienced this full range of emotions since the horrific events of hate and violence that unfolded this weekend in Charlottesville,...
What I learned this summer

What I learned this summer

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler In his address to the Religious Liberty Council in June, Rabbi David Saperstein provided a quick review of events during the first month of my tenure as executive director. The inauguration of President Donald J. Trump; the...
‘No’ to all religious tests

‘No’ to all religious tests

By BJC Executive Director Amanda Tyler Questioning in a Capitol Hill hearing this week took a troubling turn. No, not “the” hearing with Former FBI Director James Comey that interrupted regular broadcasting and had the attention of millions of Americans in the middle...