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Summer 2010 Index

Summer 2010 Index

The study was carried out by the Smith Research Institute on behalf of Hiddush – Religious Freedom for Israel

Good intentions, wrong solution

Good intentions, wrong solution

The international battle over the Rotem conversion bill can only end with Israel instituting the ‘freedom of religion’ principle.

The Lesson Ram Emmanuel Learned in the Holy Land

The Lesson Ram Emmanuel Learned in the Holy Land

Haredim control the area around the Kotel (Western Wall), and anyone whose Judaism is a little different cannot celebrate his Bar Mitzvah there except in the way that they dictate. The White House Chief of Staff got an illustration of the violation of the freedom of religion in Israel.

Report on Gender-Segregated Buses Segregation 2010

Report on Gender-Segregated Buses Segregation 2010

2,500 Gender-Segregated Bus Rides a Day

Rabbi Uri Regev

Rabbi Uri Regev

Rabbi Uri Regev is an internationally renowned leader and advocate of religious liberty and the liberal movements of Judaism in his native Israel and around the world.

Sagi Agmon, Adv.

Sagi Agmon, Adv.

Mr. Agmon specialises in administrative law and work with NGOs and nonprofit organisations, including those in the realm of religion and state. He is a long-time activist against religious coercion. He joined Hiddush in September 2016.

What's Up With Shas and the Zionist Movement?

What's Up With Shas and the Zionist Movement?

If Shas is not prepared to adopt democracy and equality, its participation in the Zionist Federation should be prevented. If its intentions are opposed to these values, the best thing is for Shas to declare this openly.

Op-Ed: Israel Must Break Growing Stranglehold of Religion

Op-Ed: Israel Must Break Growing Stranglehold of Religion

Hiddush, a transdenominational advocacy and public education organization seeks to change the status quo of a monopoly on religious practice and expression.

Rabbis Are Leading The Religious Struggles

Rabbis Are Leading The Religious Struggles

The public is not buying the claim that the shabbat militants are motivated by ethical reasons. 74% of the Jewish public: Judaism unifies, the rabbis divide. 53%: the police are handling the demonstrations too leniently.

 Israelis support gay marriage

Israelis support gay marriage

Hiddush’s Religion and State Index, conducted by the Smith Research Institute: 53% of Israel’s Jewish citizens, including 74% of secular Jews, are in favor of letting same-sex partners get married

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