Search results for tag " pluralism"

  • 2019 Israel Religion & State Index and post-election survey
    Written by on 26/09/2019
    84% Adult Israeli Jews support religious freedom and equality of civic burden; 74% oppose government’s activities in religion-state; 63% want a civil coalition, which does not depend on the ultra-Orthodox parties and advances religious freedom and equality; 64% support equal status for the non-Orthodox Jewish streams and Diaspora Jewish engagement in advancing religious freedom and equality in Israel; wide support (62%-84%) for the principles of the Vision Statement on Israel as Jewish and democratic state.

  • 2019 Israel Religion & State Index and post-election survey
    Written by on 26/09/2019
    84% Adult Israeli Jews support religious freedom and equality of civic burden; 74% oppose government’s activities in religion-state; 63% want a civil coalition, which does not depend on the ultra-Orthodox parties and advances religious freedom and equality; 64% support equal status for the non-Orthodox Jewish streams and Diaspora Jewish engagement in advancing religious freedom and equality in Israel; wide support (62%-84%) for the principles of the Vision Statement on Israel as Jewish and democratic state.

  • Israeli media speaks out for recognizing the streams
    Written by Uri Regev on 07/11/2018
    Anti-Semites don’t distinguish between Jews according to their denominations. That is a practice reserved for the Israeli government. Israeli media personalities and others have drawn conclusions from the massacre in Pittsburgh, which links this tragedy to Israel's religion-state policies.

  • 2018 Israel Religion & State Index
    Written by on 05/09/2018
    As in previous years, as Rosh HaShanah approaches, Hiddush is proud to publish its annual Israel Religion & State Index, now in its tenth year.

  • 2018 Israel Religion & State Index
    Written by on 05/09/2018
    As in previous years, as Rosh HaShanah approaches, Hiddush is proud to publish its annual Israel Religion & State Index, now in its tenth year.

  • The AJC-JPost surveys of American & Israeli Jews on pluralism in Israel
    Written by on 22/09/2016
    A significant development in the arena of religion and state is a recent study conducted by the Jerusalem Post and the AJC of U.S. and Israeli Jewish public opinion, which was published last Friday. Following is Hiddush's analysis:

  • The Kotel Agreement – Multiple Perspectives
    Written by Uri Regev on 24/02/2016
    The picture that emerges now is fuller and more complex. On the side of those involved in reaching the agreement, additional perspectives have been emerging. Below, we will attempt to organize the primary views and arguments that were heard following the agreement, both pro, con, and those in-between.

  • After Kotel compromise, dramatic changes still needed
    Written by Uri Regev on 03/02/2016
    The progress made over the Kotel should convince communal leaders that we need to further engage in the religion-state clash, and that Israelis need support in advancing the Jewish state’s own core founding principles of religious freedom and equality for all.

  • Is the Kotel Deal Merely a Fig Leaf For Rabbinic Tyranny?
    Written by Uri Regev on 02/02/2016
    The historic Kotel Agreement represents laudable progress in Israel’s stormy sea of religion, state and politics, but it is important to remember that the issue of prayer at the Kotel is only one of many in the arena of ​​religious freedom. We do not have the luxury of sitting back and relishing this.

  • 2014 Religion and State Index first edition
    Written by on 01/09/2015
    This year's Index bears a clear and crucial message for world Jewry: More than two-thirds (67%) of Israeli Jews support joint efforts between Israel and world Jewry to help Israel advocate for freedom of marriage.

  • MK Ksenia Svetlova: Proud advocate for religious freedom
    Written by David Bogomolny on 15/06/2015
    Journalist-turned-MK Ksenia Svetlova deliberately injected the politically unpopular question of religious freedom back into the public discourse after being elected to the Knesset. What drove her?

  • 2014 Passover Supplement
    Written by on 22/04/2014
    Hiddush's 2014 Passover Supplement includes a variety of both in-depth and concise explorations of the holiday's themes of freedom of religion, equality, pluralism, and the universal responsibility to uphold and pursue social justice.

  • Rabbi Uri Regev's op-ed on the Rabbi Avi Weiss saga: The battle must continue!
    Written by on 23/01/2014
    American Jewry has much to learn from the latest fiasco between the Israeli Chief Rabbinate and American Orthodoxy. It reveals their potential for positive change and provides a powerful model for achieving freedom of religion and equality in Israel.

  • Professor Aharon Barak: Israel must civilly recognize non-Orthodox converts as Jewish
    Written by on 14/01/2014
    While serving as Israeli Supreme Court Chief Justice, Professor Barak argued in favor of recognizing non-Orthodox converts as Jews, a precedent which has paved the way for other positive steps for religious pluralism in Israel.

  • Pluralism at the Forefront of the 2013 GA in Jerusalem
    Written by on 11/12/2013
    Looking back on the 2013 GA in Jersualem, pluralism and freedom of marriage were enjoyed a strong presence.

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