Search results for tag " Zionism"

  • Who doesn't recognize Holocaust Memorial Day?
    Written by Uri Regev on 24/04/2020
    It is difficult not to think about Israel’s religion and state conflict in the context of MK Mansour Abbas’s words on Holocaust Memorial Day. Unlike MK Abbas's impressive remarks, much of the ultra-Orthodox media did not address Holocaust Day, for its leaders refuse to recognize the date set by the Knesset to mark Israel’s memorial days.

  • Yom Kippur sermon 5778: Suite 117
    Written by on 30/09/2017
    The Israeli government’s decision to back out of its pledge to expand a non-Orthodox prayer space at the Western Wall, and ongoing discrimination against the Reform and Conservative movements, have brought to a head a crisis that has been brewing for decades. If not resolved, this crisis will destroy the relationship between the Jewish state and the Jewish people.

  • Rosh HaShana sermon 5778: Being a Good Jew
    Written by on 21/09/2017
    Most of us were born after the rise of a Jewish State, and can't imagine life otherwise. But some people consider it God's miracle.

  • Dishonoring Holocaust Remembrance Day
    Written by Uri Regev on 06/05/2016
    Leading up to Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, which Israeli and Diaspora Jewish communities are marking today, the ultra-Orthodox Yated Ne'eman newspaper chose to highlight their theological linking between the State of Israel and worldwide growing anti-Semitism.

  • Hiddush heads the opposition against recognizing Chabad's emissary work as Israeli national service
    Written by on 13/01/2014
    In response to MK Elazar Stern's proposal to include Chabad emissaries in Israel's national service program, Rabbi Regev says: An anti-Zionist movement cannot represent the State of Israel.

  • Video Blog: Haredi Denial of Israel's Legitimacy
    Written by on 12/04/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev speaks about the under-discussed issue of Haredi denial of Israel's legitimacy and rule of law.

  • Hiddush calls on government coalition to cease funding of ultra-Orthodox organizations that deny the legitimacy of the State of Israel
    Written by on 10/04/2013
    The request comes in light of the fiery attack by Rabbi Tzvi Elimelech Halberstam, leader of the Tzanz Chasidic dynasty on the State of Israel and its national symbols. Hiddush CEO Rabbi Regev: these outbursts continue to reveal the prevalence and deep-seated rejection of the legitimacy of the State of Israel amongst ultra-Orthodox rabbis and community leaders.

  • Ultra-Orthodox children's paper excludes Israeli flag
    Written by on 30/04/2012
    An ultra-Orthodox paper in Israel, written in Hebrew, features a story on the history of flags from across the globe. But where is the Israeli flag, where all of these children live?

  • Erasing Israel
    Written by on 30/04/2012
    Hiddush comments on ultra-Orthodox kid's magazine which excludes Israel's flag from its feature on world flags

  • Torah Va'Avodah
    Written by on 13/05/2011
    Political religious Zionist movement that seeks to return religious Zionism to its roots

  • Rabbis for Human Rights
    Written by on 13/05/2011
    RHR seeks to prevent human rights violations in Israel

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