The Federation of Jewish communities supports the decision of the Chechen Parliament to allow students to wear the hijab

Moscow. March 31. INTERFAX – the Federation of Jewish communities of Russia made with the support approved by the Chechen Parliament of the bill that allows students to dress in accordance with religion, including wearing headscarves.

“I am in principle against the ban that the ban is not necessary. The hijab, crucifixes, stacks of, I think, to ban completely abnormally, this is a gross interference with the system of beliefs of a citizen. So in this story I rather support the decision of the Chechen Parliament, rather than a legislative initiative to ban any code of clothing”, – said “Interfax-Religion” on Friday the head of the public relations Department of the FJC Boruch Gorin.

As he said, a region and even the village “is entitled to adopt such a code of conduct in accordance with local customs and traditions, and it is right.”

“We have a Federal state and the region have reason and right to impose certain norms in accordance with their own traditions,” said Boris Gorin.

As reported, the bill contains a legal norm that when establishing the requirements of the uniform educational institution must take into account the right of students to wear clothes or symbols according to folk traditions and religious beliefs, if not inconsistent with Federal law, does not harm their health and does not violate the rights and freedoms of others.

In turn, the press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin has not yet formulated its position regarding the bill. According to him, you need to understand to solve this issue at the Federal level, or in determining the practice is part of the competence of regional authorities.