Search results for tag "Jewish identity"

  • You think you're Jewish? Think again!
    Written by on 01/07/2020
    The Domestic Affairs Knesset Committee held a contentious hearing, following the media’s exposure of the fact that the Population Authority, operating under the Shas-led Ministry of the Interior, has refused to register thousands of Israeli children as Jews.

  • Survey: recognition of non-Jewish family members under Law of Return
    Written by on 06/01/2020
    62% of Israel’s adult Jewish public does not consider religious conversion through the Chief Rabbinate as a necessary condition for recognizing the Jewishness of immigrants who are the family members of Jews but whose mothers are not Jewish.

  • 6 out of 7 Israeli immigrants not recognized as Jews
    Written by on 23/12/2019
    6 out of 7 immigrants to Israel in recent years - are not considered Jews according to Halacha (Jewish religious law). These data come from the Population and Immigration Authority’s response to Hiddush’s Freedom of Information Act request.

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