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  • 91% of Jewish religious population: Gender segregation is distortion of Judaism.
    Written by on 10/11/2011
    According to a survey by the Smith Institute for Hiddush, 89% of the Jewish public in Israel sees recent controversies over gender segregation in the streets of Mea Shearim and on bus lines as a distortion of Judaism (42%) or extremely unnecessary (47%).

  • Women Sing their Song
    Written by on 09/11/2011
    In response to the orthodox prohibition against women singers. Hila Bunyovich-Hoffman announced a street protest in which women will stand in public and sing.

  • Hiddush to the Treasury: Transfer allocated funds to recruit ultra-Orthodox men
    Written by on 24/10/2011
    Knesset working group discovers that recruitment of 200 ultra-Orthodox men was rejected because the Treasury is unwilling to fulfill commits to pay. Rabbi Uri Regev: “Recruiting ultra-Orthodox men is an investment in the economy, not rivaled by many.” Calls on ultra-Orthodox political parties to join the struggle

  • October 2011
    Written by on 04/10/2011
    Israeli Religion and State Index

  • 2011 Religion and State Index
    Written by on 03/10/2011
    80% of the Jewish population is dissatisfied with how the government handles issues of religion and state.

  • Signs in Mea She’arim: “No Entry for Men in Uniform.”
    Written by on 08/09/2011
    Ultra-Orthodox wall ads blatantly express their distaste for soldiers. On Haredi site “Kikar Shabbat,” new ads are dubbed “new low for Mea She’arim.”

  • Livni: No Core Curriculum, No Funding.
    Written by on 05/09/2011
    Livni shared her thoughts at the “Israel 2021 Conference” and in an interview with the newspaper The Marker. Hiddush CEO Rabbi Regev welcomes her comments: “If Livni can fulfill her promise, there can be true social justice.”

  • Ben-Gurion Expressed Regret for Army Exemptions for Yeshiva Students
    Written by on 05/09/2011
    Hiddush publishes a letter from Israel's first prime minister suggesting regret for the army exemption granted to men in yeshivot.

  • The MK who sees Israel as an enemy
    Written by Uri Regev on 30/03/2011
    Yisrael Eichler, returning to the Knesset, lashes out against the state and its institutions. Now’s the time for a government that won’t be dependent on him and his comrades.

  • Implementation begins on reform of the sweeping exemption from military service for yeshiva boys
    Written by on 21/03/2011
    Yeshiva students aged 22 and up who perform a year long civil service will be exempt from all military service. Hiddush head Rabbi Regev: ‘The government is conducting the exemption operation like thieves in the night’

  • Don't Put Secular People Off Religion
    Written by on 15/03/2011
    Shmuel Shetah, leader of the Ne'emanei Torah Ve-Avodah (Believers in Torah and Work) movement, calls on religious soldiers to respect their secular colleagues

  • Participation In The March
    Written by on 15/03/2011
    The CEO of Ne'emanei Torah Va'Avodah explains on the "Kippah" online site why it was important to participate in the Stretcher March.

  • High Court to debate constitutionality of Tal Law
    Written by on 05/02/2011
    Statistics on haredi enlistment leave justices unimpressed

  • Hiddush sent cabinet: Guide to the False Reforms
    Written by on 17/12/2010
    The heads of Hiddush to the ministers: ‘You’re told of a revolutionary military recruitment goal, and in practice all of the kollel students are being exempted from the draft; you’re told that the living stipend for kollel students is being restricted, but no kollel student will lose his stipend’


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