Search results for tag "religion"

  • Video Blog: Knesset Update
    Written by on 16/05/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev discusses some of the developing successes for religious freedom from the Knesset.

  • Huffington Post Op-ed: Why Is It so Difficult for Jews to Marry in Israel?
    Written by Uri Regev on 12/05/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev writes in the Huffington Post about the launching of the Freedom of Marriage World Map and Israel's severe restrictions on marriage.

  • A less spoken about angle: The threat Israel presents to Jewish peoplehood
    Written by Uri Regev on 18/04/2013
    In a publication of the Center for Jewish Peoplehood, Rabbi Uri Regev focuses on the damage to the sense of Peoplehood brought about by the lack of religious pluralism in Israel.

  • Hiddush offers a Passover supplement for your seder
    Written by on 22/03/2013
    Hiddush is pleased to provide our supporters an additonal reading on the Festival of Freedom.

  • 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.

  • Hiddush analyzes the impact of the new coalition agreements on religion/state in Israel
    Written by on 18/03/2013
    Little and unsatisfactory reference to religious freedom, Equality in shouldering civic burden obligation to serve only starts in 4 years, in the meantime, full exemption to yeshiva students over the age of 22. Potential dramatic cuts in subsidies to ultra-Orthodox sector.

  • Video Blog: Basic Law for Freedom of Religion and Conscience
    Written by on 13/03/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev speaks about Hiddush's proposal to the Knesset to legislate a Basic Law for freedom of religion and conscience

  • 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

  • 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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