Search results for tag " Haredi"

  • Video Blog: Violence against Haredi IDF Soldiers
    Written by on 16/06/2013
    The biggest threat for these IDF soldiers waits for them at home...

  • Video Blog: Equality in Sharing the Burden
    Written by on 10/06/2013
    Covering the biggest topic in Israel's religion and state conflict

  • Steeped in tradition, Israel's ultra-Orthodox face reform drive
    Written by on 06/06/2013
    Current policy recommendations for ultra-Orthodox draft creates a massive scam and leaves the problem for the next government coalition, says Shahar Ilan.

  • Video Blog: Writ of Refusal
    Written by on 03/06/2013
    What is a "ktav seruv" and how does it threaten freedom of religion in Israel?

  • 82% of Yesh Atid voters want immediate ultra-Orthodox draft
    Written by on 21/04/2013
    61% of the general public is in favor of an immediate draft of yeshiva students. Hiddush CEO Rabbi Regev: "The public's message is clear. Equality in sharing the burden must begin immediately."

  • 82% of Yesh Atid voters want immediate ultra-Orthodox draft
    Written by on 21/04/2013
    61% of the general public is in favor of an immediate draft of yeshiva students. Hiddush CEO Rabbi Regev: "The public's message is clear. Equality in sharing the burden must begin immediately."

  • Video Blog: Haredi Denial of Israel's Legitimacy
    Written by on 12/04/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev speaks about the under-discussed issue of Haredi denial of Israel's legitimacy and rule of law.

  • Women to Work!
    Written by on 22/11/2012
    Deputy Health Minister Litzman: Men need not work - Women and the State can pay the bills

  • Arresting WOW Leaders isn't the Answer
    Written by on 24/10/2012
    On October 16th, Anat Hoffman of "Women of the Wall" was arrested as she led a monthly Rosh Hodesh prayer service at the Western Wall. On November 15th, six WOW leaders were detained. It's time to face the bigger picture.

  • What some MKs are actually saying about Reform rabbis
    Written by on 07/06/2012
    In the excitement of Israel's first step toward recognition of non-Orthodox rabbis, these appointments were met with disturbing reactions by both ultra-Orthodox and National Religious political leaders.

  • More army units
    Written by on 05/06/2012
    Rabbi Regev tells Ha'aretz "There is no way to increase Haredi participation in the army without establishing additional Haredi units"

  • Did The Global Jewish Forum on Haredim Face the Facts?
    Written by on 27/04/2012
    The Jewish Agency and Makom opened the conversation on the impact of ultra-Orthodoxy on Israel and on the Jewish People as a whole, but did they give their participants a full picture?

  • Chaim Weizmann's warning
    Written by on 25/04/2012
    Chaim Weizman, Israel’s first president, warned in 1949 of the impending culture clash that would face the State of Israel: “We must have a clear line of demarcation between legitimate religious aspirations and the duty of the State towards preserving such aspirations on the one hand, and on the other hand the lust for power which is sometimes exhibited by pseudo-religious groups”.

  • 83% of Jewish Israelis want change in housing subsidies
    Written by on 23/04/2012
    83% of Jewish Israelis believe housing subsidies should follow the recommendations of the Trajtenberg Committee, as opposed to current policies which overwhelmingly favor the ultra-Orthodox population.

  • 83% of Jewish Israelis believe housing subsidies conditional on willingness to work to your ability
    Written by on 23/04/2012
    83% of Jewish Israelis believe housing subsidies should follow the recommendations of the Trajtenberg Committee, as opposed to current policies which overwhelmingly favor the ultra-Orthodox population, who in large part do not seek to join the work force. President of Hiddush, Rabbi Uri Regev, called on government officials to heed the call of the Israeli public.

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