Search results for tag "Yated Neeman"

  • The Ultra-Orthodox Reform Paranoia
    Written by on 15/07/2021
    In recent months, the phenomenon of ultra-Orthodox attacks against Reform Judaism has escalated, especially due to the participation of Rabbi Gilad Kariv (the foremost Israeli Reform leader) in the new ruling coalition.

  • Israel Independence Day according to Haredi media
    Written by Uri Regev on 21/04/2021
    Two front page pictures, that of the front page of Yaded Ne’eman and of Yediot Aharonot, on Israel’s Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers, which is also the eve of Yom Ha’atzmaut, tell the whole story. A government that prides itself as being Zionistic, relies on ultra-Orthodox politicians that are cynical and anti-Zionistic, aiming to extort State funds, enforce religious coercion and undermine Zionism.

  • The State of Israel is but a Co-op Board
    Written by on 07/05/2020
    Reading the Ultra-Orthodox print and online media one would not have realized that Israel has just marked its most important national holiday, Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Day of Independence) and its only two official memorial days: Yom Hashoah and Yom Hazikaron.

  • 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.

  • Haredi politics versus the State of Israel
    Written by on 27/11/2019
    A glimpse into the ultra-Orthodox parties' rhetoric describing the growing public criticism of religious coercion and the ultra-Orthodox insistence on exemption from the IDF draft.

  • "The Calamity of Independence"
    Written by on 05/05/2017
    The quotes and caricature presented on this page are just samples of feature articles and editorials published in the mainstream ultra-Orthodox media this week.

  • Continuing the battle for Israel's Jewish and democratic soul
    Written by on 29/06/2014
    The challenges are constant, but so is our determination!

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