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  • Emergency government and national unity?
    Written by on 24/04/2020
    On the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day, April 20, a coalition agreement “for the establishment of an emergency and national unity government” was signed between the Likud and Blue & White. We at Hiddush focus on matters of religion and state and the implications of the agreement on the challenges of freedom of religion and equality of civic burden.

  • Israeli Funds for Youth at Risk Skewed Toward ultra-Orthodox Jews
    Written by on 09/06/2016
    Some 60 percent of the funds budgeted for youth at risk goes toward helping ultra-Orthodox teenagers, even though they are only 15 percent of the teen population, according to Social Affairs Ministry data compiled by Hiddush.

  • Voters Respond: Ultra-Orthodox Parties - in or out?
    Written by on 09/12/2014
    Rabbi Uri Regev discusses the results of the latest Rafi Smith Institute Poll, and the role of the undecided voters in the upcoming March 17 elections.

  • Voters Respond: Ultra-Orthodox Parties - in or out?
    Written by on 08/12/2014
    Our most recent poll indicates that 62% of voters do not want either of the ultra-Orthodox parties in the next government coalition, and 74% do not want to increase funding for yeshivas. But the big question is - who will the undecided voters choose on March 17?

  • Giving Tuesday: Give Israel a Chance
    Written by on 02/12/2014
    Netanyahu dissolved his government coalition and called for new elections in March 2014. His likely partners in the next coalition will be the ultra-Orthodox parties. Still, two-thirds of Israelis oppose this unholy union. Please support Hiddush so that we can continue the urgent fight for religious freedom.

  • Values we should expect from the chief rabbis of Jerusalem
    Written by Uri Regev on 21/10/2014
    There is grave concern that instead of the necessary attributes for those fit to serve as Jerusalem’s chief rabbis, the selection will instead be based upon political deals and ulterior motives.

  • Unique among haredi parties, Tov hold primary elections
    Written by on 21/08/2013
    The ultra-orthodox Tov Movement’s Beit Shemesh branch holds a vote to determine its slate of candidates.

  • Hiddush's Impact in the Knesset and Media
    Written by on 23/06/2013
    Rabbi Regev discusses Hiddush's impact on policymakers and the media.

  • Haaretz Online
    Written by on 07/05/2011
    One of Israel's top newspapers in English

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