Search results for tag " yeshiva"

  • Drugging yeshiva students to curb sexuality
    Written by on 10/12/2019
    A scandalous and, in all likelihood, criminal relationship exists between key ultra-Orthodox circles on the one hand and a number of psychiatrists on the other.

  • Today's liberal spiritual-terrorists - just like the Tower of Babel
    Written by Uri Regev on 07/11/2019
    The weekly Torah portion erupts like a volcano, just at the right time, for today’s spiritual-terrorists are operating with exactly the same methods as the generation of the Tower of Babel. The builders of Babel had a clear agenda, and they tried to forcibly force the whole world to accept it and act according to it.

  • 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!

  • Masquerade Ball: Don't comply with the Haredi parties' demands
    Written by on 13/03/2018
    The bill presented to the Ministerial Committee on Legislation is complex and full of words, but it can be boiled down to this: any yeshiva student who does not want to enlist will not be drafted into the IDF

  • 79% Israelis oppose laws to legalize draft dodging by yeshiva students
    Written by on 05/03/2018
    A new survey reveals how strongly the Israeli public is opposed to the demand of the ultra-Orthodox parties to pass a new 'Basic Law: Torah study', as well as an amendment to the Defense Service Law to legalize the continued draft dodging of most yeshiva students.

  • 79% Israelis oppose laws to legalize draft dodging by yeshiva students
    Written by on 05/03/2018
    A new survey reveals how strongly the Israeli public is opposed to the demand of the ultra-Orthodox parties to pass a new 'Basic Law: Torah study', as well as an amendment to the Defense Service Law to legalize the continued draft dodging of most yeshiva students.

  • The number of Haredi yeshiva students has fallen for the past 5 years
    Written by on 20/06/2016
    According to the Ministry of Education, the rise in the number of ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students has stopped, holding steady at approximately 70,000. The percentage of ultra-Orthodox men studying full-time in yeshivas dropped over the course of recent years from 61% to 50%.

  • Hiddush reveals: proposed bill to increase yeshiva stipends
    Written by on 03/11/2015
    Hiddush causes proposed bill to increase stipends for non-working yeshiva students to be widely covered by the media. Ultra-Orthodox parties demand to include many more yeshiva students, and provide them with much more funding.

  • Hiddush analysis of Israel’s state budget
    Written by Shahar Ilan on 09/09/2015
    The state budget for yeshivas is expected to grow by 419 million shekels, an increase of three-quarters. This is blow to the heart of Israel’s future, and a slap in the voters' faces.

  • Supreme Court strikes down discriminatory stipends for yeshiva students
    Written by on 09/06/2014
    The petition initiated by Hiddush and partnering organizations demonstrated the failure of Israel's previous government coalition.

  • What do Israelis think: army service, budget cuts, and benefits
    Written by on 23/09/2013
    As a part of Hiddush's latest coverage of the 2013 Religion and State Index, this week, Rabbi Uri Regev discusses Israeli public opinion on the issues included in the struggle for equality in sharing the national burden.

  • Equality in Sharing the Burden in the Public Eye
    Written by on 20/09/2013
    The 2013 Religion and State Index shows extremely high support for equality in sharing the burden, but the Israeli public is split over the government's actual plan.

  • Israelis support equality in sharing the burden, but are uncertain about the Peri Law
    Written by on 17/09/2013
    In the 2013 Religion and State Index, a wide majority of Israelis expressed support for drafting ultra-Orthodox men and other significant measures to equally shoulder the national burden.

  • Hiddush at the forefront of Supreme Court litigation in equality in sharing the burden
    Written by on 01/09/2013
    While it is a trying analogy, one cannot escape that fact that Al Capone was thrown in jail for evading taxes after the authorities followed his money trail. We foresee a similar trend in the religion and state battle today in Israel.

  • High Court demands explanation over delay in haredi draft
    Written by on 25/08/2013
    Court issues order compelling Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon to explain his decision to postpone yeshiva students' military draft in apparent violation of the law • Hiddush: Why is the government still funding yeshiva students?

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