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  • Yishai: Six Day War a success because soldiers “raised their eyes to G-d”
    Written by on 18/01/2012
    Interior Ministry Eli Yishai says the difference between the Second Lebanon War and the Six Day War was the faith of the soldiers

  • Rabbi Regev says: Torpedo Netanyahu’s extension to the Tal Law
    Written by on 17/01/2012
    The Tal Law, which intended to provide ultra-Orthodox men a means to fulfill military or civil service, has been called “a miserable farce” by MK Nitzan Horowitz. Rabbi Regev says “Any extension in the law beyond a year will be rewarding the law’s failure and encourage draft dodging.”

  • Tal Extension
    Written by on 17/01/2012
    Rabbi Uri Regev, called on coalition members Israel Beiteinu and Independence to “torpedo” the extension of the law.

  • 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.

  • Shahar Program must stay
    Written by on 04/01/2012
    Hiddush polling shows effectively of the ultra-Orthodox joining the army

  • Don’t Enlist!
    Written by on 29/12/2011
    Rabbi Uri Regev speaks against Rav Elyashiv’s command to ultra-Orthodox to avoid army

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

  • ADL denounces ultra-Orthodox spitting at Christian clergymen
    Written by on 12/12/2011
    The ADL reached out to Chief Rabbis Amar and Metzger, asking them to condemn violent acts from their ultra-Orthodox constituents toward Christian clergy

  • 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.

  • Mission Statement
    Written by on 06/07/2011
    Hiddush will work to implement the basic values guaranteed in Israel’s Declaration of Independence

  • After the buses: gender segregation reaches share taxis
    Written by on 03/07/2011
    The segregation between women and men does not end with the ‘Mehadrin Lines.’ Hiddush’s spokesman personally experienced segregation in share taxis: ‘I was removed from the vehicle after a single stop, because women would not let me sit next to them.’ Taxi drivers say segregation has them setting out with half-empty cabs

  • Marriage/conversion
    Written by on 28/06/2011
    Hiddush sponsored poll on marriage and conversion

  • Reform rabbi criticizes IDF conversion
    Written by on 28/06/2011
    Rabbi Regev states that it's not possible to make converts observant

  • Israelis Can Marry By Proxy
    Written by on 25/06/2011
    High Court continues to pave way towards civil marriage in Israel

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