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  • 64% unaware that legal divorce available only via Orthodox rabbinical courts
    Written by on 26/05/2016
    Two-thirds of the Jewish Israeli population are unaware that Jewish couples can only get legally divorced through Israel's rabbinical courts, even if they were married in civil ceremonies abroad; 57% of the public underestimate the number of Israeli citizens from the former Soviet Union who cannot get legally married.

  • 64% unaware that legal divorce available only via Orthodox rabbinical courts
    Written by on 26/05/2016
    Two-thirds of the Jewish Israeli population are unaware that Jewish couples can only get legally divorced through Israel's rabbinical courts, even if they were married in civil ceremonies abroad; 57% of the public underestimate the number of Israeli citizens from the former Soviet Union who cannot get legally married.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Analysis of Israelis from the Former Soviet Union
    Written by David Bogomolny on 19/08/2015
    The graphs below show the opinions held by FSU olim in Israel, as compared to the general, Jewish Israeli public. It should go without saying that this demographic is the most adversely affected by the Orthodox Rabbinate's monopolistic powers, and there is no way one could envisage the successful absorption of the FSU immigrant population into Israel society if these issues are not resolved - first and foremost, the right to marry freely!

  • 80% of secular Israeli Jews prefer not to get married via Orthodox Rabbinate
    Written by Uri Regev on 08/05/2015
    The consistent rise in the number of Israeli Jews who would have preferred to marry outside the Orthodox Rabbinate has been monitored in Hiddush’s multi-year polling on freedom of marriage.

  • 80% of secular Israeli Jews prefer not to get married via Orthodox Rabbinate
    Written by on 08/05/2015
    The consistent rise in the number of Israeli Jews who would have preferred to marry outside the Orthodox Rabbinate has been monitored in Hiddush’s multi-year polling on freedom of marriage.

  • Overwhelming majority of voters STILL want Ultra-Orthodox Parties out of coalition
    Written by Uri Regev on 26/03/2015
    According to a March 24 poll conducted by Rafi Smith Polling Institute for Hiddush – Freedom of Religion in Israel, 62% of Israelis support a government without the ultra-Orthodox parties; 87% prefer that control of the Knesset Finance Committee be given to Kulanu, rather than United Torah Judaism (UTJ).

  • Overwhelming majority of voters STILL want Ultra-Orthodox Parties out of coalition
    Written by on 26/03/2015
    According to a March 24 poll conducted by Rafi Smith Polling Institute for Hiddush – Freedom of Religion in Israel, 62% of Israelis support a government without the ultra-Orthodox parties; 87% prefer that control of the Knesset Finance Committee be given to Kulanu, rather than United Torah Judaism (UTJ).

  • 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.

  • Overwhelming majority of voters want Ultra-Orthodox Parties out of coalition
    Written by Uri Regev on 09/12/2014
    According to a December 3 poll, 62% of Israeli voters do not want the ultra-Orthodox parties in the next government, and 74% do not want to increase public funding for yeshivas. But most importantly: how will the undecided voters sway the upcoming March 17 elections?

  • Majority of public opposed to including haredi parties in new government
    Written by on 08/12/2014
    The poll was conducted last week on a sample of 500 respondents representing a statistical sample of the adult population and published over the weekend.

  • 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?

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