Search results for tag " Jerusalem Post"

  • The AJC-JPost surveys of American & Israeli Jews on pluralism in Israel
    Written by on 22/09/2016
    A significant development in the arena of religion and state is a recent study conducted by the Jerusalem Post and the AJC of U.S. and Israeli Jewish public opinion, which was published last Friday. Following is Hiddush's analysis:

  • Media Review: A significant rise in reporting on Israel's marriage crisis
    Written by on 20/10/2013
    In the past few months, thanks to cooperative efforts between Hiddush and other like-minded organizations in Israel and America, the issue of freedom of marriage has been extensively covered in Israeli and international media.

  • Jerusalem Post Editorial: Dissolve the rabbinate
    Written by on 29/09/2013
    The 2013 Religion and State Index showed that 70% of Israeli Jews oppose the Chief Rabbinate in its current form. That includes Israelis from all over the Jewish spectrum. This time, it's the Jerusalem Post Editorial Board calling for the desperately-needed change.

  • Sharing the Burden
    Written by on 05/02/2013
    A more egalitarian approach to sharing in civic duties should be worked out for the next Knesset term.

  • Same-sex marriage
    Written by on 03/06/2012
    Rabbi Uri Regev commends moves by the Conservative Movement to work toward equality in marriage

  • Hiddush VP testifies: No partner in ultra-Orthodox leadership
    Written by on 03/06/2012
    Hiddush Vice President Shahar Ilan testified last week before the Plesner Committee on Equal Sharing of Civic Burdens. “Anyone who thinks there is a respected ultra-Orthodox authority who is ready to encourage yeshiva students to serve should suggest him. Even Rav Shteinman, presented as a moderate, leads the fight against compulsory service."

  • A new plan
    Written by on 31/05/2012
    Hiddush calls for obligatory service for all citizens, with financial sanctions for yeshiva students who refuse to serve

  • Slow but steady?
    Written by on 01/05/2012
    Shahar Ilan tells the Jerusalem Post that rise of ultra-Orthodox men into the army is happening too slowly

  • Emerging middle class?
    Written by on 05/04/2012
    “There is a limit to what you can achieve with just carrots,” Shahar Ilan, Hiddush Vicep President says. “There is a need for pressure as well."

  • Government Failure
    Written by on 03/04/2012
    Hiddush’s Director, Reform Rabbi Uri Regev, that the only way to deal with the issue is for Likud and Kadima to form a “civilian government”

  • Everyone wants elistment
    Written by on 05/03/2012
    A new Hiddush poll finds that 68% of Israeli Jews support denying yeshiva subsidies to those who don’t serve in the IDF

  • 82% of Israeli Jews support a law of mandatory conscription for yeshiva students
    Written by on 05/03/2012
    68% of Israeli Jews support denying subsidies to those who don’t serve in the army, 69% support the Supreme Court decision to invalidate the Tal Law*, and 82% support passing a law that would force most yeshiva students to enlist.

  • Buses on Shabbat
    Written by on 22/02/2012
    Tel Aviv challenges long standing status quo agreement that there will be no public transportation on Shabbat; Uri Regev reminds us that this is what the people want.

  • Status quo change?
    Written by on 21/02/2012
    Hiddush's Israel Religion and State Index shows what the public is really thinking about changes to public transportation availability on Shabbat

  • Rabbi Regev says: Torpedo Netanyahu’s extension to the Tal Law
    Written by on 17/01/2012
    The Tal Law, which intended to provide ultra-Orthodox men a means to fulfill military or civil service, has been called “a miserable farce” by MK Nitzan Horowitz. Rabbi Regev says “Any extension in the law beyond a year will be rewarding the law’s failure and encourage draft dodging.”


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