Search results for tag " Haredi"

  • Economic Change Will Need Ultra-Orthodox Men
    Written by on 24/08/2011
    Hiddush Vice-President, Shahar Ilan, warns the Trajtenberg Committee meeting that economic reform must take into account the lack of young ultra-Orthodox men to the work force.

  • After the buses: gender segregation reaches share taxis
    Written by on 03/07/2011
    The segregation between women and men does not end with the ‘Mehadrin Lines.’ Hiddush’s spokesman personally experienced segregation in share taxis: ‘I was removed from the vehicle after a single stop, because women would not let me sit next to them.’ Taxi drivers say segregation has them setting out with half-empty cabs

  • Who revoked Ruth's conversion?
    Written by on 07/06/2011
    On the eve of Shavuot, Hiddush launches campaign to bring attention to the issue of conversion in Israel

  • Elad Poster Outs Couple for Immodest Behavior
    Written by on 30/05/2011
    A pashkevil went up over the weekend in Elad, warning the public about a woman and man who did “grave deeds:” Elad is a religious city outside of Petach Tikva.

  • Municipal Rabbis Get 250% Raise
    Written by on 25/05/2011
    In a struggling economy, the ultra-Orthodox lock in a 250% raise for their own municipal rabbis

  • Amsalem Reaches Out To Anglos
    Written by on 22/05/2011
    US–born Rabbi Dov Lipman to seek Knesset seat with ex-Shas maverick MK’s Am Shalem party.

  • 50,000 students at haredi institutions exempted from supervision will study as usual on Independence Day
    Written by on 06/05/2011
    The law requires a statutory holiday on Independence Day and the schools are funded by the state. Hiddush head Rabbi Regev demands that the Education Ministry ‘make clear to haredi educational institutions that the holiday is mandatory and suspend the funding of any institution that does not honor Independence Day.’

  • Different Totals For Haredi Population
    Written by on 28/04/2011
    Four separate surveys involve completely different results

  • IDF Exempts Thousands Of Haredim
    Written by on 28/04/2011
    Coalition attempts exemptions "under the radar"

  • Hiddush slams government exemption of yeshiva students to IDF
    Written by on 28/04/2011
    "The government has launched a mass campaign granting an exemption to yeshiva students and cancelling the people's army like a thief in the night, without even telling the public," said Hiddush Director Rabbi Uri Regev.

  • IDF Exempts Haredim
    Written by on 28/04/2011
    "The government has launched a mass campaign granting an exemption to yeshiva students"

  • Baseless Myths about Haredim, Work, and Education
    Written by Shahar Ilan on 30/03/2011
    Haredim want to work? There’s a revolution of increased Haredi employment? Yeshiva studies improve the mind so well that graduates can learn any subject easily? Let’s not get carried away.

  • Modesty Police Militant Convicted Of Assault
    Written by on 22/03/2011
    Shmuel Weissfish was alleged to have hit employees of a computer store during Shabbat Square protests

  • Rabbis are leading the religious struggles
    Written by on 22/03/2011
    The public is not buying the claim that the shabbat militants are motivated by ethical reasons. 74% of the Jewish public: Judaism unifies, the rabbis divide. 53%: the police are handling the demonstrations too leniently.

  • Chief Rabbinate turns 90: A sad celebration
    Written by on 22/03/2011
    Hiddush: The festivities are among the most embarrassing and unnecessary events held at the Knesset lately

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