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Hiddush makes progress on military burial rights for IDF soldiers

Hiddush makes progress on military burial rights for IDF soldiers

Once again, Hiddush is impacting on Israeli governmental policies, advancing religious freedom and equality. This time – it’s about a very painful and sensitive issue: burial of fallen soldiers. Last week we were informed of the acceptance of our demands (although we will have to follow the implementation, as we know from past experience…).


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In the eyes of one rabbi, IDF soldiers may be better off dead

In the eyes of one rabbi, IDF soldiers may be better off dead

Hiddush Vice President Shahar Ilan discusses a leading haredi rabbinic figure's disrespectful comments during Operation Protective Edge.

Hiddush presents: Exclude the Excluders!

Hiddush presents: Exclude the Excluders!

Director of Hiddush, Rabbi Uri Regev: "No more will women be excluded from the public sphere. We can no longer stand with those who promote the exclusion of women, the time has come to for a civil governmental coalition without those who exclude."

What was Eli Yishai thinking?

What was Eli Yishai thinking?

Eli Yishai's recent comparison of the Six Day War and the Second Lebanon War were not only offensive, they were just plain incorrect.

MK Livnat: Ministerial Committee on the Status of Women will be convened

MK Livnat: Ministerial Committee on the Status of Women will be convened

Debates rage on as discrimination of women and erasing them from public spheres continues, with disagreement between head of the Ministerial Committee on the Status of Women and Shas minister Mashulam Nahari

91% of Jewish religious population: Gender segregation is distortion of Judaism.

91% of Jewish religious population: Gender segregation is distortion of Judaism.

According to a survey by the Smith Institute for Hiddush, 89% of the Jewish public in Israel sees recent controversies over gender segregation in the streets of Mea Shearim and on bus lines as a distortion of Judaism (42%) or extremely unnecessary (47%).

Officers slam author of letter on religious extremism in the IDF

Officers slam author of letter on religious extremism in the IDF

Zamir's document described what he termed the Military Rabbinate's increasing influence at the expense of the Education Corps, as well as the harm being done to women's advancement in the army by the enforcement of strict rules of modesty demanded by the rabbis.

Mimouna Festival Supports Conversions

Mimouna Festival Supports Conversions

Festival takes stance resisting coercion

Don't Put Secular People Off Religion

Don't Put Secular People Off Religion

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

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