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Sacrificing Israel's economy at the altar of politics

A new Finance Ministry report determined that the Israeli government's policies, particularly as illustrated in the 2015 coalition agreements that Hiddush analyzed, are leading Israel surely into economic bankruptcy.

Sacrificing Israel's economy at the altar of politics

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How do coalition agreements impact religion & state?

Hiddush's thorough analysis of the 2015 coalition agreement clauses on matters of religion & state is now available!

How do coalition agreements impact religion & state?

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Hiddush Analysis: Coalition agreement with UTJ

Coalition agreements were signed last night between the Likud and United Torah Judaism, and Kulanu, the party of Moshe Kahlon. Netanyahu’s deadline to form his government is imminent.

Hiddush Analysis: Coalition agreement with UTJ

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Religion & State: Progress & Challenges

Often, we are asked, "why is it, if the majority of Israelis feel this way, that the body politic does not heed them?"

Religion & State: Progress & Challenges

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Legal violations before elections: Hiddush Acts!

With the pending March 2015 elections, we at Hiddush find ourselves the only "warriors" trying to stem the flood of religious manipulation and corruption for political gain.

Legal violations before elections: Hiddush Acts!

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Gathering Forces before the Elections

The elections are more than three months away, but the religious parties are already milking the government for all it's worth. And on top of that, rabbis are calling upon the Chief Rabbinate to support excommunication notices for those who turn to the civil courts.

Gathering Forces before the Elections

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USA Jews donate to Bibi's political campaign

In advance of the March 17th elections, Hiddush has turned to Justice Joubran, the Chair of the Central Elections Commission, urging him to take a strong stand against the ultra-Orthodox parties' manipulation of voters' religious beliefs... enough corruption already!

USA Jews donate to Bibi's political campaign

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Voters Respond: Ultra-Orthodox Parties - in or out?

Our most recent poll indicates that 62% of voters do not want either of the ultra-Orthodox parties in the next government coalition, and 74% do not want to increase funding for yeshivas. But the big question is - who will the undecided voters choose on March 17?

Voters Respond: Ultra-Orthodox Parties - in or out?

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Giving Tuesday: Give Israel a Chance

Netanyahu dissolved his government coalition and called for new elections in March 2014. His likely partners in the next coalition will be the ultra-Orthodox parties. Still, two-thirds of Israelis oppose this unholy union. Please support Hiddush so that we can continue the urgent fight for religious freedom.

Giving Tuesday: Give Israel a Chance

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Battle for Democracy at Supreme Court

Hiddush fighting for democracy in Israel at the Supreme Court, Hiddush analyzing religion-state preferences of the Israeli electorate, and Hiddush discovering that the Ministry of Education has delayed implementing the core curriculum in ultra-Orthodox schools

Battle for Democracy at Supreme Court

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Jerusalem Chief Rabbis - Why were they elected?

After the elections for chief rabbis of Jerusalem, all that remains is to hope that the new Chief Rabbis not cause lasting damage to Judaism and the residents of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Chief Rabbis - Why were they elected?

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5 Years of Hiddush Activism

Hiddush has become the premier Israeli NGO on matters of Religion and State in Israel

5 Years of Hiddush Activism

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Though shalt fight racism!

A Dvar Torah for Parashat Re'eh.

Though shalt fight racism!

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Religion and State in Battle: Operation Protective Edge and Beyond

Several occurrences over the past several weeks signify both opportunities for progress and serious challenges.

Religion and State in Battle: Operation Protective Edge and Beyond

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