Search results for tag " Avigdor Liberman"

  • Initiatives of the new government: “antisemitism”
    Written by Uri Regev on 27/07/2021
    The main issue on the agenda this week was a series of reforms of the kashrut system. The Minister of Religious Services, Matan Kahana, is trying to promote them, intending to increase competition in the provision of kosher supervision services, while preserving the Orthodox monopoly over kashrut certification.

  • Haredi politics versus the State of Israel
    Written by on 27/11/2019
    A glimpse into the ultra-Orthodox parties' rhetoric describing the growing public criticism of religious coercion and the ultra-Orthodox insistence on exemption from the IDF draft.

  • Conversion bill to reject all conversions outside of Israel's Rabbinate
    Written by Uri Regev on 18/05/2017
    A measure submitted earlier this month by the Interior Ministry led by Rabbi Aryeh Deri, head of the ultra-Orthodox Shas party, is a blatant effort to circumvent a March 2016 Supreme Court ruling that allowed those undergoing private Orthodox conversions in Israel to become citizens under the Law of Return.

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