Search results for tag "religion"

  • 2016 Religion & State Index: freedom of marriage
    Written by on 09/10/2016
    A revolution: About half of the Jewish public would prefer not to get married via the monopolistic, state empowered Chief Rabbinate

  • The 2016 Israel Religion & State Index
    Written by on 04/10/2016
    81% of Israeli Jews are dissatisfied with the Government's activities in the realm of religion & state; 66% support the Kotel compromise; 66% support freedom of marriage; 4 out of 5 secular Jews do not want to marry via the Orthodox Rabbinate.

  • The 2016 Israel Religion & State Index
    Written by on 04/10/2016
    81% of Israeli Jews are dissatisfied with the Government's activities in the realm of religion & state; 66% support the Kotel compromise; 66% support freedom of marriage; 4 out of 5 secular Jews do not want to marry via the Orthodox Rabbinate.

  • 2015 Religion and State Index
    Written by on 16/09/2015
    The good news, illuminated by the 2015 Israel Religion & State Index, is the continually increasing Israeli public support for freedom of religion and equality of burden. The bad news is the gaping divide between the public’s will on matters of religion and state and the Government’s coalition agreements.

  • 2015 Religion & State Index - support for religious freedom rises
    Written by on 16/09/2015
    The good news, illuminated by the 2015 Israel Religion & State Index, is the continually increasing Israeli public support for freedom of religion and equality of burden. The bad news is the gaping divide between the public’s will on matters of religion and state and the Government’s coalition agreements.

  • 2014 Religion and State Index first edition
    Written by on 01/09/2015
    This year's Index bears a clear and crucial message for world Jewry: More than two-thirds (67%) of Israeli Jews support joint efforts between Israel and world Jewry to help Israel advocate for freedom of marriage.

  • Battle for Democracy at Supreme Court
    Written by on 17/11/2014
    Hiddush fighting for democracy in Israel at the Supreme Court, Hiddush analyzing religion-state preferences of the Israeli electorate, and Hiddush discovering that the Ministry of Education has delayed implementing the core curriculum in ultra-Orthodox schools

  • Hiddush to Knesset: Voters Want Change
    Written by on 02/11/2014
    Hiddush Vice President of Research and Information Shahar Ilan provided all Knesset Members with Hiddush's detailed analysis of the 2014 Israel Religion and State Index. It's clear that the voters want change - but the Knesset has been dragging its feet.

  • Christian intolerance towards the Jews of Huxley
    Written by Uri Regev on 05/10/2014
    Jewish organizations, as expected, come to the defense of the Jewish community of Huxley, as Christian leaders attempt to ban their prayer event. But what would Jewish organizations do in the reverse situation?

  • 5 Years of Hiddush Activism
    Written by on 02/10/2014
    Hiddush has become the premier Israeli NGO on matters of Religion and State in Israel

  • Chief rabbis criticized for call to ban Jerusalem Christian prayer service at Temple Mount
    Written by on 30/09/2014
    The JPost covers Hiddush's call on AG Weinstein to open investigation into the Chief Rabbis for possible infractions of the Law of Freedom for Worship.

  • Hiddush Releases 2014 Israel Religion and State Index; Strong desire for involvement of world Jewry in efforts for freedom of marriage
    Written by on 23/09/2014
    Public support for freedom of religion and equality in Israel is rapidly growing. The vast majority of Israeli Jews support joint efforts between Israel and world Jewry for freedom of marriage in Israel.

  • 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!

  • Hypocrisy and self-righteousness?
    Written by on 02/06/2014
    Should Israelis and world Jewry be satisfied with the chief rabbis’ pronouncements during Pope Francis’s recent visit to Israel? On the surface, the answer is “yes.”

  • Finance Minister Yair Lapid: Israel cannot be the only western country without religious freedom
    Written by on 01/06/2014
    The Israeli Finance Minister spoke at the Israeli Reform Movement's 50th Anniversary and renewed his commitment to religious freedom and denominational equality.

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