Search results for tag " conversion"

  • 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.

  • Video Blog: Knesset Update
    Written by on 16/05/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev discusses some of the developing successes for religious freedom from the Knesset.

  • Video Blog: Basic Law for Freedom of Religion and Conscience
    Written by on 13/03/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev speaks about Hiddush's proposal to the Knesset to legislate a Basic Law for freedom of religion and conscience

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

  • Reform rabbi criticizes IDF conversion
    Written by on 28/06/2011
    Rabbi Regev states that it's not possible to make converts observant

  • Ruth's Conversion
    Written by on 23/06/2011
    Shavuot newsletter on conversion

  • Who revoked Ruth's conversion?
    Written by on 07/06/2011
    On the eve of Shavuot, Hiddush launches campaign to bring attention to the issue of conversion in Israel

  • The Haredi Establishment Versus Ruth the Moabite
    Written by on 07/06/2011
    If Ruth the Moabite were alive today, no court in Israel would be able to let her convert, and King David would never have been born. The haredi establishment constitutes an almost impenetrable barrier on the road to Judaism, and its hand is very light on the trigger when it comes to overturning conversions. The time has come to dismantle the haredi monopoly.

  • Jessica Fishman Story
    Written by on 09/05/2011
    Interesting story on 'who is a Jew'

  • 2010 Religion and State Index
    Written by on 01/05/2011
    Jewish public objects to new religious legislation

  • Mimouna Festival Supports Conversions
    Written by on 27/04/2011
    Festival takes stance resisting coercion

  • Sherman strikes again: Examine most converts
    Written by on 26/04/2011
    Rabbinic court judge Avraham Sherman, who previously ruled that Rabbi Druckman’s conversions should be nullified, said in an interview on Walla! that all modern-era conversions are invalid. Hiddush: Yet more proof that conversions need to be taken out of the rabbinate’s hands

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