Hiddush News, January-March 2013
Prof. Eugene Kandel's plan calls for no quotas for yeshiva students; NGO Hiddush: Targets nothing but "self-deception."
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David Suissa discusses the need for joint efforts between American and Israeli groups to bring pluralism to Israel
Rabbi John Rosove writes about Hiddush's polling of Israeli attitudes towards issues of religion and state
Hiddush recently conducted a study which found that over NIS 1 billion was added to the budget originally approved by the Knesset, shedding light on the lack of accountability in the Knesset Finance Committee.
Survey finds 70% of seculars want new government to exclude haredi parties. "Shas and UTJ have made the public hate them."
A more egalitarian approach to sharing in civic duties should be worked out for the next Knesset term.
Yesh Atid's Surprising Popularity May Help Israeli Pluralism
Report shows 10,694 couples divorced last year; Hiddush: "Rabbinate gone bankrupt."
ultra-Orthodox"very worried" over success of Yesh Atid
Middle-class frustration with the privileges and subsidies enjoyed by ultra-Orthodox Israelis influences elections.
Hassidic sect debate electoral participation; Rabbinic leader calls Israel "this generation's Amalek." Hiddush files complaint.
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