Search results for tag " Haredi"

  • 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

  • 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

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