Search results for tag "Hiddush"

  • The reviews began, the number of kollel students shrank
    Written by on 03/03/2011
    Tightening supervision of yeshivas led within two months to a drop of 6.5% in the number of registered students. Rabbi Uri Regev: The increase in oversight reviews initiated by the finance and education ministries is sacred work

  • Hiddush Poll: Support For Gay Marriage
    Written by on 02/03/2011
    Hiddush’s Religion and State Index, conducted by the Smith Research Institute: 53% of Israel’s Jewish citizens, including 74% of secular Jews, are in favor of letting same-sex partners get married

  • Religious coercion in Israel escalating
    Written by on 02/03/2011
    U.S. State Department report on religious freedom worldwide finds increase in religious coercion, discrimination, and violence in Israel. Reports: Validity of 40,000 conversions in doubt, 360,000 new immigrants cannot get married

  • Thou shalt not work
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    The Haredi press is a barrier to the integration of the ultra-Orthodox into the job market.

  • Hiddush: High cost of Haredi support
    Written by on 01/03/2011
    To secure the haredi parties’ support for the budget, the government introduced additions to items such as support for Torani education and reinstatement of the living stipend for married yeshiva students

  • Anti-secular MK to be reinstated
    Written by on 07/02/2011
    A former Knesset member who once called seculars "a generation of people who look like beasts and behave like two-legged animals" is to be sworn in again Monday

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

  • High Court petition: Stop continued payment of stipends to kollel students
    Written by on 23/01/2011
    The National Union of Israeli Students, Hiddush, Israel Religious Action Center, and other organizations are asking the court to bar continued payment of an allowance that the High Court of Justice struck down half a year ago

  • No Increase In Oversight of Yeshivas
    Written by on 03/01/2011
    Education minister promised half a year ago to beef up supervision at haredi schools, but nothing was done. No sign of new inspectors for the independent school networks

  • 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’

  • Regev: Hoffman’s arrest – a black day for democracy
    Written by on 09/12/2010
    The chairwoman of Women of the Wall was taken in for police questioning after holding a prayer minyan at the start of the Jewish month of Tevet

  • Report on Gender-Segregated Buses Segregation 2010
    Written by on 15/03/2010
    2,500 Gender-Segregated Bus Rides a Day

  • Rabbis Are Leading The Religious Struggles
    Written by on 24/09/2009
    The public is not buying the claim that the shabbat militants are motivated by ethical reasons. 74% of the Jewish public: Judaism unifies, the rabbis divide. 53%: the police are handling the demonstrations too leniently.

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