Search results for tag " civil marriage"

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • The Tzohar Debate
    Written by on 10/11/2011
    "Shas and the Religious Services Ministry are not missing any opportunity to make the public hate Judaism and drift away from it.”

  • Israelis Dissatisfied
    Written by on 04/10/2011
    Eurasia Review covers Hiddush’s annual Religion and State Index

  • JTA covers Index
    Written by on 04/10/2011
    JTA, October 4, 2011: JTA covers Hiddush's annual Israel Religion and State Index. See The Forward's Coverage here.

  • Supreme Court Petition to Allow Civil Marriage
    Written by on 04/10/2011
    Hiddush CEO Rabbi Uri Regev remarks “The reality which denies the basic human right of marriage to hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens is intolerable.”

  • 2011 Religion and State Index
    Written by on 03/10/2011
    80% of the Jewish population is dissatisfied with how the government handles issues of religion and state.

  • 63% of Jews in favor of Shabbat buses
    Written by on 28/09/2011
    Ynet, September 28, 2011: YNet reports on Hiddush's annual Israel Religion and State Index, revealing that 62% of public support civil marriage, 52% back same-sex marriage, 87% want everyone to serve in IDF, 79% call for yeshiva budget cuts.

  • Hiddush Shows two-thirds of Israelis Support Civil Marriage
    Written by on 26/07/2011
    Researchers Drs. Guy Ben-Porat and Yariv Feniger posit that because there is a gap between support for civil marriage and personal interest in having a civil marriage, major political parties do not promote the issue. Hiddush CEO Rabbi Regev: “Leading up to elections, people need to demand that the political party leaders commit themselves to…carry out a civil revolution, including freedom of choice in marriage”

  • Israelis Can Marry By Proxy
    Written by on 25/06/2011
    High Court continues to pave way towards civil marriage in Israel

  • Changing From Religious To Civil Marriages
    Written by on 29/05/2011
    A comparative study for transitioning from religious to civil marriage systems

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