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  • Unlike the Government - Israelis support religious freedom and equality
    Written by Uri Regev on 02/08/2018
    This week, two important events occurred, and Hiddush provided special public opinion polling and analysis on the core issues that arose:

  • 81% support same-sex marriage or couples' registrations
    Written by on 01/08/2018
    Most of the public supports the state's recognition of same-sex marriage and their right to have children.

  • Record support for freedom of choice in marriage!
    Written by Uri Regev on 26/07/2018
    70% of Israel's adult Jewish population wants the State of Israel to recognize all forms of marriage, including civil marriage and Reform and Conservative weddings. Most of the public wants legal alternatives to marriage via the Rabbinate!

  • Hiddush represents Masorti rabbi arrested for conducting wedding
    Written by Uri Regev on 19/07/2018
    At 5:30 AM on July 19th, two policemen knocked on the Haifa apartment of Dubi Haiyun, Rabbi of the Conservative congregation in Haifa. This followed orders given to the police by the Haifa rabbinic court, which alleged that Rabbi Haiyun was in breach of criminal law regarding a wedding he conducted.

  • How is this Passover different?
    Written by on 29/03/2018
    The enslavement of the Israelites in Egypt is an important memory, but, on THIS holiday of freedom, no less important is our awareness of the ongoing battle for freedom of religion and conscience TODAY. Ironically, these are denied to people in Israel, especially to Jews!

  • Chief Rabbinate refuses to recognize Orthodox marriage
    Written by on 19/03/2018
    Noam Oren and his wife married in a religious ceremony, but authorities refuse to recognize it due to their insistence on protecting each other from potential divorce refusal.

  • Israeli couples are voting with their feet!
    Written by Uri Regev on 30/01/2018
    The Ministry of Religious Services has now reported a 4% drop in the number of couples marrying via the Rabbinate from 2016 to 2017. (The decline is really greater, because they ignore the increase in the Jewish population). In Tel Aviv the decline is greater than 15%!!

  • Mazal Tov from the Consul General of Israel in New York
    Written by Uri Regev on 14/12/2017
    The New York Times reports that Consul General Dayan wrote: "it is no secret many members of the American Jewish community disagree with existing Israeli legislation on civil status issues... Ultimately the Israeli Knesset — elected democratically by the Israeli citizens — legislates.

  • Three weddings and a protest
    Written by Uri Regev on 03/12/2017
    Today, at Temple Emanu-El in New York, New York three young couples from Israel got married, making the statement that the basic right of marriage freedom should be denied to no one.

  • Justice Baron: Discriminatory laws should not be preserved indefinitely
    Written by on 01/09/2017
    The High Court of Justice announced its ruling rejecting a petition submitted by same-sex couples to order the state to allow them and couples like them to marry in Israel. This came is no great surprise.

  • FAKE NEWS? LIBA declares 71% Israelis prefer to marry via Rabbinate!
    Written by Uri Regev on 17/08/2017
    The LIBA Center, which proclaims to be "dedicated to strengthening the Jewish Character of the State of Israel" once again demonstrated how to mislead the public by means of statistics.

  • 67% of Jewish Israelis support freedom of choice in marriage
    Written by on 07/08/2017
    50% of the Jewish Israeli public prefers non-Orthodox marriage. A growing majority of the Jewish public is fed up with and rejects the Israeli government's position and wants Israel to join all other Western democracies in establishing marriage freedom.

  • 67% of Jewish Israelis support freedom of choice in marriage
    Written by on 07/08/2017
    50% of the Jewish Israeli public prefers non-Orthodox marriage. A growing majority of the Jewish public is fed up with and rejects the Israeli government's position and wants Israel to join all other Western democracies in establishing marriage freedom.

  • Support for same-sex marriage/civil unions - record high of 79%!
    Written by on 08/06/2017
    47% of Zionist Orthodox Israelis and 65% of voters for the Zionist Orthodox Jewish Home party support the establishment of same-sex marriage or civil unions in Israel.

  • Support for same-sex marriage/civil unions - record high of 79%!
    Written by on 08/06/2017
    47% of Zionist Orthodox Israelis and 65% of voters for the Zionist Orthodox Jewish Home party support the establishment of same-sex marriage or civil unions in Israel.

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