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  • To Reach Diaspora, Make Israel Welcoming to All Jews
    Written by Uri Regev on 24/09/2013
    In a Jewish Daily Forward op-ed, Rabbi Uri Regev writes that Israeli and American Jewish leadership's blind eye to religious freedom in Israel will endanger Israel's relationship with the next generation of American Jewry.

  • 61% of Israelis: Separate State, religion
    Written by on 04/09/2013
    On eve of Jewish New Year, Hiddush association's Religion and State Index shows half of public believes religious-secular tension is most serious conflict in Israeli society. About two-thirds support opening businesses on Shabbat, 62% are in favor of recognizing all types of marriages – but 61% would rather get married in Rabbinate

  • Hiddush releases 2013 Religion and State Index; increased support for freedom of marriage and Jewish pluralism
    Written by on 03/09/2013
    In the fifth consecutive Religion and State Index, there is a noticeable rise in support for non-Orthodox marriages and conversions. A majority of Israelis support equal recognition of Reform and Conservative Rabbis.

  • The Peri proposal for the Ultra-Orthodox Draft: Equality in Sharing the Burden, without the equality
    Written by on 14/07/2013
    Hiddush VP Shahar Ilan drafted a position paper outlining the problematic aspects and areas for change in the Peri Commission's proposals for implementing the ultra-Orthodox draft.

  • Op-ed in the Washington Jewish Week: Not an Isolated Tragedy
    Written by Uri Regev on 20/05/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev writes about the troubles that the American Jewish community are already facing in Israel as the government severly restricts Israelis and Jews rights to marry in the Jewish state.

  • A less spoken about angle: The threat Israel presents to Jewish peoplehood
    Written by Uri Regev on 18/04/2013
    In a publication of the Center for Jewish Peoplehood, Rabbi Uri Regev focuses on the damage to the sense of Peoplehood brought about by the lack of religious pluralism in Israel.

  • Kosher, or Not?
    Written by on 05/09/2012
    Hiddush appeal to Supreme Court, ad in LA Jewish Journal, ‘policy of hatred’, and petition to PM Netanyahu.

  • US Jews must fight Israel’s policy on religious freedom
    Written by Uri Regev on 01/08/2012
    Recent actions of Israel’s Chief Rabbinate threaten to divide the Jewish people and risk an anti-religious backlash against Judaism itself within the Jewish state. Of particular concern is the monopoly of the Chief Rabbinate over issues of personal status – particularly marriage, divorce, burial, and conversion to Judaism.

  • Limmud Jerusalem
    Written by on 24/05/2012
    Limmud Jerusalem, a brand new event, featured Hiddush President Rabbi Uri Regev

  • 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?

  • Human Rights Day in Israel
    Written by Uri Regev on 09/12/2011
    As we reflect on Human Rights Day, we are reminded of the dire need of Israel to acknowledge its failure in ensuring those promised in both the International Declaration of Human Rights and the Declaration of Independence of Israel itself.

  • Tzohar Rabbis Disingenuous In Their Campaign
    Written by Uri Regev on 15/11/2011
    Tzohar’s “victory for the Jewish People” is not in keeping with the pluralistic reality of the Jewish community in the United States from whom they have requested support.

  • Mission Statement
    Written by on 06/07/2011
    Hiddush will work to implement the basic values guaranteed in Israel’s Declaration of Independence

  • Marriage/conversion
    Written by on 28/06/2011
    Hiddush sponsored poll on marriage and conversion

  • Itim
    Written by on 13/05/2011
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