Search results for tag " Shas"

  • Hiddush petitions Shas' illegal use of smartphone app to secure votes
    Written by on 01/01/2013
    Hiddush files a complaint to the Central Election Committee about Shas's smartphone app offering blessings from party’s spiritual leader. The use of blessings or curses in campaigning is strictly illegal.

  • What some MKs are actually saying about Reform rabbis
    Written by on 07/06/2012
    In the excitement of Israel's first step toward recognition of non-Orthodox rabbis, these appointments were met with disturbing reactions by both ultra-Orthodox and National Religious political leaders.

  • Extension
    Written by on 23/02/2012
    Despite ruling the Tal law unlawful, Interior Minister says a year extension is needed.

  • Hiddush presents: Exclude the Excluders!
    Written by on 15/02/2012
    Director of Hiddush, Rabbi Uri Regev: "No more will women be excluded from the public sphere. We can no longer stand with those who promote the exclusion of women, the time has come to for a civil governmental coalition without those who exclude."

  • Exclude the Excluders
    Written by on 13/02/2012
    Director of Hiddush, Rabbi Uri Regev: "No more will women be excluded from the public sphere. We can no longer stand with those who promote the exclusion of women, the time has come to for a civil governmental coalition without those who exclude."

  • Social Justice Cont'd
    Written by on 26/01/2012
    Uri Regev comments on new proposal for subsidized housing which overwhelmingly favors ultra-Orthodox over the working middle class.

  • Say no to unfair housing subsidies!
    Written by on 26/01/2012
    Hiddush Petition against suggested guidelines for affordable housing that blatantly favor ultra-Orthodox applicants

  • What was Eli Yishai thinking?
    Written by Uri Regev on 23/01/2012
    Eli Yishai's recent comparison of the Six Day War and the Second Lebanon War were not only offensive, they were just plain incorrect.

  • Explain the stipends
    Written by on 08/12/2011
    Gov’t must explain continued yeshiva payments. Shahar Ilan, Hiddush Vice President, welcomes the decision

  • Yeshiva payouts legal?
    Written by on 08/12/2011
    Hiddush Vice President, Shahar Ilan shows these payments circumvent legal rules of yeshiva payments

  • 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.

  • Following Hiddush report, Margi Undertakes to Appoint Women to Religious Councils
    Written by on 16/05/2011
    In a letter to Hiddush head Rabbi Uri Regev, the religious affairs minister writes that Shas leader Rabbi Ovadia Yosef also favors appointing women council members. Regev: ‘Breakthrough is welcome but Shas still views women as decoration and not a single woman is in charge of a council’

  • Steinitz Surrenders To Shas
    Written by on 17/03/2011
    The housing ministry is planning close to 60 thousand apartments for Haredim in the periphery. The CEO of Hiddush, Uri Regev: Instead of investing in putting yeshiva students to work, the coalition is doling out a free mortgage to every yeshiva student.

  • Rabbi Ovadia – a brave ruling
    Written by on 02/03/2011
    Uri Orbach in an article on Ynet: Shas leader made a ruling that all other rabbis were afraid to make

  • Margi received pension of NIS 1.8 million
    Written by on 02/03/2011
    An employee fired from the Religious Affairs Ministry filed a suit alleging that the pension monies were paid to the minister illegally

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