Nancy K. Kaufman

Nancy K. Kaufman is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Nancy K. Kaufman

COMMENTARY: Ending the modern-day slave trade

By Nancy K. Kaufman — February 5, 2014
NEW YORK (RNS) The women we welcomed off the boats in New York harbor a century ago began new lives of opportunity thanks to the efforts of women and Jews like us. We must honor our commitment to them and to our own values by defeating the scourge of trafficking that we sought to save our sisters from so many decades ago.

COMMENTARY: Refusing service in the name of religion is never acceptable

By Nancy K. Kaufman — July 17, 2013
(RNS) Refusal to serve -- using religion to discriminate -- isn't new. The idea that any service could be denied based on religious conviction didn't survive the civil rights revolution and should not be revived now.
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