Search results for tag " legal activism"

  • Hiddush’s effective advocacy from an ultra-Orthodox perspective
    Written by Uri Regev on 24/12/2020
    On Dec. 13th, 2020, the following news appeared in an ultra-Orthodox news portal, describing their perspective on Hiddush’s success in overcoming decades of Orthodox control over military burials in Israel, which historically excluded secular and non-Orthodox alternatives for families of fallen soldiers:

  • Hiddush takes on enlistment and the IDF
    Written by on 13/08/2020
    In recent weeks, Hiddush has been dealing intensively with a number of issues related to enlistment and the army, some of which have already matured to the point of filing lawsuits, some of which are follow-ups on Hiddush’s past litigation, and in some cases we are going through the legal pre-litigatory steps that will allow us to pursue litigation in the future if necessary.

  • Civil Burial in Israel – If You Will It, It Is No Dream
    Written by on 21/05/2020
    In a petition heard in the Supreme Court last week, Hiddush - For Religious Freedom and Equality demanded that the Ministry of Religious Services and the Israel Lands Authority allow an immediately available option for civil burial to the public, in agricultural localities (kibbutzim and moshavim), at least temporarily, until a full and permanent solution is provided.

  • B'nei Brak residents prohibited from driving home
    Written by Uri Regev on 19/03/2020
    Hiddush is handling a new request we received from a group of people, including seniors and some who are partially disabled, who have been living in Bnei Brak for decades, on a street that is home for both religious and secular residents.

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