Search results for tag " Orthodoxy"

  • Haredi leaders employing extortion by threats
    Written by on 05/01/2022
    On Tuesday, Hiddush filed a complaint against senior rabbis in ultra-Orthodox Judaism following their declaration that city rabbis who dare to act in accordance with the law after the adoption of a kashrut reform in the Knesset and certify food as kosher outside their city limits will have their kashrut certification banned everywhere, including in their own cities, and they will be considered as " having departed from the congregation of God and transgressing against the will of God." The declaration is signed by Rabbi Shalom Cohen, the spiritual leader of the Shas movement and Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky and Rabbi Gershon Edelstein, the leaders of the ultra-Orthodox-Lithuanian community.

  • Hiddush on the Knesset TV channel
    Written by Uri Regev on 24/10/2019
    I'd like to share my insights from a panel I participated in today, broadcast on the Knesset TV channel. In the program, a panel of two reacts to the political events of the day. My co-panelist was an Orthodox economist who plays a leadership role in the Jewish Home party.

  • Encouraging news on the modern Orthodox front
    Written by on 11/10/2018
    One recent development that has been the widely publicized is the joining of Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party by two Modern Orthodox activists – Tehilla Nachlaon Friedman and Moshe Tur-Paz

  • The conversion draft bill is a land mine!
    Written by Uri Regev on 24/04/2018
    "The minefields of Israel's religion and state arena and Israel-Diaspora relations will explode in the coming days," Rabbi Uri Regev responded to reports about the upcoming legislative initiative on conversion, based on the recommendations of former minister Moshe Nissim.

  • Comprehensive interview with Rabbi Shlomo Riskin in Israeli media
    Written by Uri Regev on 29/08/2017
    A recent detailed interview with Rabbi Shlomo Riskin appeared in the original Hebrew in Makor Rishon, with select paragraphs translated into English below.

  • The American Jewish Committee workshop: A step of exceptional importance
    Written by on 06/02/2014
    The American Jewish Committee brought together leaders and scholars from America and Israel to form a strategic path towards freedom of religion in Israel and equality between Israeli and Diaspora Jewry.

  • Hiddush honors the memory of Rabbi David Hartman z"l
    Written by on 12/02/2013
    On the passing of Rabbi David Hartman z''l, a prominent Orthodox Rabbi and Jewish philosopher, Hiddush would like to extend its condolences to the Hartman family and the entire Shalom Hartman Institute community.

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