Search results for tag " state"

  • 61% of Israelis: Separate State, religion
    Written by on 04/09/2013
    On eve of Jewish New Year, Hiddush association's Religion and State Index shows half of public believes religious-secular tension is most serious conflict in Israeli society. About two-thirds support opening businesses on Shabbat, 62% are in favor of recognizing all types of marriages – but 61% would rather get married in Rabbinate

  • Hiddush releases 2013 Religion and State Index; increased support for freedom of marriage and Jewish pluralism
    Written by on 03/09/2013
    In the fifth consecutive Religion and State Index, there is a noticeable rise in support for non-Orthodox marriages and conversions. A majority of Israelis support equal recognition of Reform and Conservative Rabbis.

  • Video Blog: An Orthodox Perspective on Religion and State in Israel
    Written by on 01/09/2013
    A conversation with Rabbi Ariel Picard from the Shalom Hartman Institute.

  • Religious rights NGO blasts haredi rabbi for iPhone ruling
    Written by on 31/07/2013
    Bnei Brak rabbinical court head: It’s no mitzva to return "non-kosher" smartphones that people have left behind.

  • Religion and State conlfict is at Israel's forefront
    Written by on 08/07/2013
    Religion and state issues lead the Knesset's agenda this summer.

  • Great Expectations
    Written by on 21/03/2013
    Hiddush sent a Basic Law proposal for freedom of religion and conscience to members of the new Knesset and analyzed the impact of the coalition agreements on religion/state issues.

  • Israel’s Secular vs Religious Divide – The Most Acute Tension in Israeli Society
    Written by on 11/02/2013
    Rabbi John Rosove writes about Hiddush's polling of Israeli attitudes towards issues of religion and state

  • 70% of Undecided Voters: Voting on Religion and State
    Written by on 18/01/2013
    Pre-election polling shows that 67% of the Jewish public in Israel believes that issues of religion and state will greatly influence their vote, including 69% of secular votes and 91% of ultra-Orthodox voters. President of Hiddush Rabbi Uri Regev comments, "Ignoring the issues of religion and state on the campaign trail only lowers the quality of the discourse and it goes against the interests of the parties."

  • 70% of Undecided Voters: Voting on Religion and State
    Written by on 18/01/2013
    Pre-election polling shows that 67% of the Jewish public in Israel believes that issues of religion and state will greatly influence their vote, including 69% of secular votes and 91% of ultra-Orthodox voters. President of Hiddush Rabbi Uri Regev comments, "Ignoring the issues of religion and state on the campaign trail only lowers the quality of the discourse and it goes against the interests of the parties."

  • I'm not Jewish?
    Written by on 14/11/2012
    In our October newsletter, we release the findings of the 2012 Religion and State Index, discuss the plight of a young woman who just wasn't "Jewish enough" to get married in Israel, and discuss what you can do to make a difference.

  • 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

  • US State Department warns tourists against “immodest dress”
    Written by on 06/02/2012
    Updated travel guidelines from the US State Department reflect growing concern about violence against women for their dress.

  • National Security
    Written by on 23/01/2012
    Hiddush and Rabbi Uri Regev weight in on intersection between Religious Freedom, Women’s Rights and Israeli National Security

  • Hiddush Poll: 43% of the Israeli Jewish public support Lapid’s entry into political life
    Written by on 16/01/2012
    34% of the respondents said they are very likely or somewhat likely to vote for a new party that will advance religious freedom and the equal shouldering of civic responsibilities. Hiddush president, Rabbi Uri Regev: “There is great eagerness among Israelis for a new political leader that will focus on religious freedom and equality”.

  • Synagogue & State
    Written by on 11/01/2012
    What do Israelis want with regards religion and state? Leonard Fein responds.

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