Search results for tag "religion"

  • Israel gets a “0”
    Written by on 14/12/2011
    Israel earns failing score on freedom of religion index along with Iran, Afghanistan, China

  • Dancing to protest
    Written by on 07/12/2011
    Ultra-Orthodox groups threaten a dance studio because the dancing is not “modest”; dancers respond by lifting their shades and dancing in public.

  • Women on Religious Councils
    Written by on 14/05/2011
    Only 22 of 450 religious council members are women

  • 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

  • Summer 2010 Index
    Written by on 28/02/2011
    Religion and State Index for the second half of 2010: 80% of the Jewish public objects to new religious legislation; 75% favor decreasing funding for yeshivas

  • Summer 2010 Religion State Index
    Written by on 26/11/2010
    Religion and State Index for the second half of 2010

  • 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.

  • 25 Facts about Religion and State in Israel
    Written by on 15/09/2009
    The "status quo" agreement reached at the founding of the state between the country’s founders and the mainstream Orthodox rabbinical councils, which has been upheld throughout the state's history, requires that the Government implement some policies based on Orthodox Jewish interpretations of religious law.

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