Hiddush News, April-June 2016
Poll shows majority of Israelis opposed to 'Mikveh Law' which would bar non-Orthodox conversions in public mikvehs.
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Under plan, governing body would authorize organizations to issue certificates, carry out supervisions
After a number of cities bypassed ban on public transportation on Jewish day of rest, religious parties take action, and they want Netanyahu's help.
In Israeli religious authorities’ allowing women to immerse in the mikveh in privacy, some see a possible recognition of other ways of expressing Judaism
As of 2015, only 50% of Haredi men were registered with the Education Ministry as full-time students, down from 61% in 2010
The ministerial legislation committee today rejected a bill proposed by MK Yael German (Yesh Atid) that would allow the local authorities to decide whether to operate public transportation on the Sabbath.
Draft bill, which would allow cities to operate public transportation on Jewish day of rest, stymied by coalition considerations with ultra-Orthodox parties.
Poll shows majority of Israeli Jewish public support operation of public buses, trains on Shabbat.
There is almost no public transportation in Israel on Shabbat, although calls for a solution to this issue are growing louder and more frequent.
Worshipers required to stand in specially cordoned-off area of women’s section, under heavy police guard.
The Israeli Supreme Court’s recent landmark ruling on conversion is a truly historic decision—for Israeli and American Jewry.
By law, every Jewish person who dies in Israel, whether they are a citizen or not, is entitled to a burial plot and funeral ceremony paid for by the National Insurance Institution. It sounds simple, but in fact it is bewilderingly complex.
First-of-its-kind study shows religious allocations in 2016 amount to $2.3 billion — or 2.3% of total state budget — spread across several ministries.
Sixty percent of Israeli Jews support the work of American Jewish coalitions whose goal is to advance civil marriage in Israel, according to a new Hiddush poll.
Sixty percent of Israeli Jews support the work of American Jewish coalitions whose goal is to advance civil marriage in Israel, according to a new poll.
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