Anti-Defamation League
Follow ADL on:



ADL en español




Follow ADL's boards

Click to pin: 

Read our Blog

Keep up-to-date with the Access ADL Blog and get new post by e-mail.

Tune in

Listen and subscribe to the ADL Podcasts on iTunes, or visit the website:

Stay connected

Subscribe to ADL Newsletters.


Religious Freedom Resource Kit

Faith, Fairness, and Freedom: Safeguarding Religious Liberty for All Americans

Recognizing the unique and intimate nature of religion, the Founding Fathers wisely put religion on a different footing from other forms of speech and observance – mandating strict separation of religion and government to ensure religious freedom for all individuals and faiths.

An ardent advocate for religious freedom, ADL believes that keeping government out of religion is the best way to safeguard religious freedom.

Learn About Your Rights and Obligations for Obtaining Religious Accommodations for the High Holidays

Religious Freedom Publications & Resources

Religious Freedom News

Older Religious Freedom News

Religious Freedom Op-Eds & Blog Posts

Older Religious Freedom Op-Eds & Blog Posts

Other Religious Freedom Issues

Religious Freedom in the Courts

During the last half century, ADL has filed friend-of-the-court (amicus) briefs in virtually every major religious freedom case - Separation of Church and State and Free Exercise Clause Briefs - before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as numerous briefs with lower federal and state courts.

Read ADL's Religious Freedom Amicus Briefs

Religious Freedom in the Public Schools

ADL is a staunch defender of religious freedom in our nation's public schools. The issue of the proper role of religion in the public schools continues to be the subject of great controversy. School officials wrestle with these questions every day. ADL’s comprehensive resources on this issue ensure educators, community leaders, parents and students have the tools they need to protect our children’s religious freedom.

Read ADL's Publication "Religion in the Public Schools"

Related Materials and Resources

In-Depth Analysis of Current Issues

Read Analysis of Today’s Leading Religious Freedom Issues from ADL’s Legal Experts

Older In-Depth Analysis of Current Issues