Search results for tag " marriage"

  • The majority of Jewish & Arab Israelis support marriage freedom
    Written by on 14/02/2017
    72% of Jewish Israelis and 76% of Arab Israelis support the statement that "every resident [of Israel] has the right to get married in Israel with whomever he chooses, in whatever way he chooses, and according to his beliefs."

  • Landmark Supreme Court cases emblematic of Israel's religion-state divide
    Written by Uri Regev on 12/01/2017
    This week has been very busy on the legal front of religious freedom & equality in Israel. In many ways, it has been symptomatic of the intensity and diversity of the many issues confronting Israel along the religion-state divide.

  • Hiddush's 2016 findings and data on marriage
    Written by on 25/12/2016
    In the past year, Hiddush focused on the battle for marriage freedom in Israel as our leading cause, conducting a comprehensive series of surveys and studies that highlighted a clear trend: the Israeli Jewish public supports marriage freedom.

  • 2016 Religion & State Index: freedom of marriage
    Written by on 09/10/2016
    A revolution: About half of the Jewish public would prefer not to get married via the monopolistic, state empowered Chief Rabbinate

  • The 2016 Israel Religion & State Index
    Written by on 04/10/2016
    81% of Israeli Jews are dissatisfied with the Government's activities in the realm of religion & state; 66% support the Kotel compromise; 66% support freedom of marriage; 4 out of 5 secular Jews do not want to marry via the Orthodox Rabbinate.

  • The 2016 Israel Religion & State Index
    Written by on 04/10/2016
    81% of Israeli Jews are dissatisfied with the Government's activities in the realm of religion & state; 66% support the Kotel compromise; 66% support freedom of marriage; 4 out of 5 secular Jews do not want to marry via the Orthodox Rabbinate.

  • The number of unmarried couples living together up by 29%
    Written by on 28/08/2016
    Over the course of two years, the number of unmarried couples living together in Israel increased dramatically by 28%, or nearly 20,000 couples. During this same period, the number of Jewish couples who got married in Israel fell by 6.5%. These are the findings of Hiddush's analysis of Central Bureau of Statistics data.

  • 74% of Israeli Jews would prefer egalitarian Jewish wedding ceremonies
    Written by on 18/08/2016
    Israeli Jews are tired of having this anti-egalitarian, irrelevant ritual forced upon them. The public wants a modernized Jewish ceremony.

  • 74% of Israeli Jews would prefer egalitarian Jewish wedding ceremonies
    Written by on 18/08/2016
    Israeli Jews are tired of having this anti-egalitarian, irrelevant ritual forced upon them. The public wants a modernized Jewish ceremony.

  • Support for same-sex marriage/civil unions - record high of 76%!
    Written by on 01/06/2016
    80% of the Jewish Israeli public supports giving married LGBTQ couples all or most of the same rights and privileges as heterosexual married couples. Hiddush CEO Rabbi Regev: "These results - yet another reason for pride during Pride Month, but the legal and political reality is shameful."

  • A Missed Opportunity to Support Secular Life in Israel
    Written by on 06/05/2016
    The rabbinate sees itself as waging a culture war, and it has been winning. Since the state’s founding rabbinic power thwarts the development of a secular conception of citizenship. Hiddush polled Israeli Jews and found that 71% support the freedom to marry and divorce independent of the Orthodox rabbinate.

  • 71% of Israeli Jews: Rabbinate's monopoly distances Jews from Judaism
    Written by on 14/02/2016
    Not only is the denial of the freedom to marry antithetical to core democratic principles, but it also undermines Jewish interests. 71% of the Israeli Jewish public maintain that the Chief Rabbinate's and the rabbinical courts' monopoly over marriage and divorce distances Jews from Judaism.

  • 71% of Israeli Jews: Rabbinate's monopoly distances Jews from Judaism
    Written by on 14/02/2016
    Not only is the denial of the freedom to marry antithetical to core democratic principles, but it also undermines Jewish interests. 71% of the Israeli Jewish public maintain that the Chief Rabbinate's and the rabbinical courts' monopoly over marriage and divorce distances Jews from Judaism.

  • How to most effectively advocate for religious freedom and equality in Israel
    Written by Uri Regev on 26/01/2016
    What advocacy strategy should supporters of religious freedom in Israel pursue? How should we set our policy priorities? How meaningful are Prime Minister Netanyahu's promises to Diaspora Jewry?

  • Hiddush presents: Marriage freedom by the numbers
    Written by on 13/01/2016
    Hiddush released its new presentation titled, 'Marriage Freedom in Israel: by the Numbers,' which provides answers to the questions most often asked about the condition of marriage freedom in Israel, and related issues. Shahar Ilan, the Hiddush VP of Research and Information, presented the data at the meeting of the Knesset's Peoplehood, Religion, & State Caucus.

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