Search results for tag " Jerusalem"

  • Status quo change?
    Written by on 21/02/2012
    Hiddush's Israel Religion and State Index shows what the public is really thinking about changes to public transportation availability on Shabbat

  • Rabbi Regev says: Torpedo Netanyahu’s extension to the Tal Law
    Written by on 17/01/2012
    The Tal Law, which intended to provide ultra-Orthodox men a means to fulfill military or civil service, has been called “a miserable farce” by MK Nitzan Horowitz. Rabbi Regev says “Any extension in the law beyond a year will be rewarding the law’s failure and encourage draft dodging.”

  • Elyashiv: No Integreation
    Written by on 28/12/2011
    Rabbi Uri Regev says: “The number one leader is trying to prevent yeshiva students [from] gaining an education and going out to work.”

  • Who wins?
    Written by on 28/12/2011
    Shahar Ilan describes how housing reforms favor yeshiva students and religious insitutions

  • Na’ama’s Tears
    Written by on 27/12/2011
    “It won’t be a real transformation until we realize that it doesn’t start with segregation of women and doesn’t end with removal of signs”

  • Dancing to protest
    Written by on 07/12/2011
    Ultra-Orthodox groups threaten a dance studio because the dancing is not “modest”; dancers respond by lifting their shades and dancing in public.

  • Court defers to Knesset
    Written by on 06/12/2011
    Hiddush’s joint petition for civil marriage rejected, “time after time the political system gives in to pressure from ultra-Orthodox parties.”

  • Hiddush outraged by possibility of all-male committee for Rabbinic appointment
    Written by on 23/11/2011
    Suggested appointments for the Committee for Rabbinical Judges would leave the committee without female members, exacerbating and intensifying the already gender-discriminatory rabbinic court system

  • Keeping women visible
    Written by on 17/11/2011
    Rabbi Uri Regev remarks on the removal of women from the public sphere.

  • Discrimination, Repression
    Written by on 13/11/2011
    Increasing gender segregation and discrimination against women, JTA covers Hiddush’s study of bus lines that force women to the back of the bus

  • 91% of Jewish religious population: Gender segregation is distortion of Judaism.
    Written by on 10/11/2011
    According to a survey by the Smith Institute for Hiddush, 89% of the Jewish public in Israel sees recent controversies over gender segregation in the streets of Mea Shearim and on bus lines as a distortion of Judaism (42%) or extremely unnecessary (47%).

  • Making Girls Invisible
    Written by on 10/11/2011
    Gender segregation affects children as well, as companies “sell women’s status for more ultra-Orthodox members,”

  • We want Azaria!
    Written by on 26/10/2011
    Yerushalmim member expelled for petitioning High Court against gender separation.

  • Discriminatory zoning laws
    Written by on 16/10/2011
    Zoning laws that would close business early because of haredi pressures.

  • Regev: Hoffman’s arrest – a black day for democracy
    Written by on 09/12/2010
    The chairwoman of Women of the Wall was taken in for police questioning after holding a prayer minyan at the start of the Jewish month of Tevet

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