Search results for tag " Beit Din"

  • Israel's circumcision controversy: an opportunity for change
    Written by Uri Regev on 26/12/2013
    Until Israel's Supreme Court intervened, an Israeli mother was fined $150 by Israel's Supreme Rabbinical Court of Appeals for every day she did not circumcise her son. The case is not over yet and serves as a key indicator of the growing influence of Israel's rabbinical courts.

  • Putting an end to excommunication
    Written by on 23/06/2013
    Hiddush filed a Supreme Court petition against excommunication practices in rabbinic courts

  • Haredi denial of Israel's legitimacy
    Written by on 23/06/2013
    Many Haredi organizations and leaders gladly accept money from the State of Israel but do not actually accept its legal legitimacy.

  • Video Blog: Writ of Refusal
    Written by on 03/06/2013
    What is a "ktav seruv" and how does it threaten freedom of religion in Israel?

  • Excommunication
    Written by on 30/05/2013
    Hiddush filed a Supreme Court petition against Beit Din excommunications and continues the ongoing battle for freedom of marriage.

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