Search results for tag " Haredi"

  • Implementation begins on reform of the sweeping exemption from military service for yeshiva boys
    Written by on 21/03/2011
    Yeshiva students aged 22 and up who perform a year long civil service will be exempt from all military service. Hiddush head Rabbi Regev: ‘The government is conducting the exemption operation like thieves in the night’

  • The MK Who Sees Israel As An Enemy
    Written by on 17/03/2011
    Israel Eichler, who is returning to the Knesset, sees in Israel an "enemy state", "historic national disaster", "evil regime" and "Hebrew ghetto". He frequently compares his opponents to "Nazis" and "beasts".

  • Budget of Religious Services Ministry nearly doubled in a year
    Written by on 17/03/2011
    Budget for religious buildings grew sevenfold. Hiddush: Dismantle the ministry again

  • National Service Not Enough
    Written by on 15/03/2011
    Hiddush commissioned poll: Opposition to Tal Law

  • Ex-ultra-Orthodox mom won’t lose child
    Written by on 02/03/2011
    Haredi father sought to deny his ex-wife custody of their children. The court denied his request

  • Religious coercion in Israel escalating
    Written by on 02/03/2011
    U.S. State Department report on religious freedom worldwide finds increase in religious coercion, discrimination, and violence in Israel. Reports: Validity of 40,000 conversions in doubt, 360,000 new immigrants cannot get married

  • Steinitz gives in to Shas
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    Housing Ministry is planning close to 60,000 apartments for haredim in outlying areas. Hiddush head Uri Regev: Instead of investing in getting avrechim out to work, the coalition is handing out free mortgages to every avrech

  • Mystery: Do they want to work or not?
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    Manpower Israel’s managing director says she has 25,000 haredi job seekers, but employers do not want them. L-M Manpower’s CEO says he has 1,500 jobs for haredim, but no demand

  • Thou shalt not work
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    The Haredi press is a barrier to the integration of the ultra-Orthodox into the job market.

  • No increase in oversight of haredi education
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    Education minister promised half a year ago to beef up supervision at haredi schools, but nothing was done. No sign of new inspectors for the independent school networks

  • Hiddush: High cost of Haredi support
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    To secure the haredi parties’ support for the budget, the government introduced additions to items such as support for Torani education and reinstatement of the living stipend for married yeshiva students

  • Lalum threatens Yishai
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    The haredi website Kikar HaShabbat reports: The chairman of the organization Noar C'Halacha, Yoav Laloum, who headed the Immanuel campaign, warns Yishai that the fight against the discrimination of Mizrahim in education will resume

  • Summer 2010 Index
    Written by on 28/02/2011
    Religion and State Index for the second half of 2010: 80% of the Jewish public objects to new religious legislation; 75% favor decreasing funding for yeshivas

  • Anti-secular MK to be reinstated
    Written by on 07/02/2011
    A former Knesset member who once called seculars "a generation of people who look like beasts and behave like two-legged animals" is to be sworn in again Monday

  • MK Sees Israel As Enemy
    Written by on 07/02/2011
    The Hiddush organization for religious freedom and equality, published a report Monday listing many instances in which Eichner berated the secular public and the state.

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