Search results for tag " Shas"

  • Rabbi Shalom Cohen named as new Shas spiritual leader
    Written by on 28/04/2014
    Rabbi Cohen succeeds the late Rabbi Ovadiah Yosef and is well known for his offensive remarks towards Israeli Modern Orthodox Jews and the Religious Zionist party, Habayit Hayehudi

  • Israeli democracy under attack! Fighting for clean elections
    Written by on 23/10/2013
    Hiddush work endlessly to ensure that Israel's 2013 municipal elections were conducted without illegal use of blessings, curses, and charms to gain votes.

  • The battle against illegal religious campaign tactics in Israel's municipal elections
    Written by on 17/10/2013
    Hiddush has filed complaints against several ultra-Orthodox parties and institutions for illegally using religious methods as a means to secure votes in the 2013 municipal elections.

  • 80% of Israelis favor civil government
    Written by on 05/02/2013
    Survey finds 70% of seculars want new government to exclude haredi parties. "Shas and UTJ have made the public hate them."

  • 80% of the Jewish public supports establishing a civil government coalition
    Written by on 30/01/2013
    Rafi Smith Research Institute to Hiddush: 80% of the Jewish public in Israel support establishing a civil government coalition that will advance the agenda of religious freedom and equality.

  • ‘No one knows Yair Lapid except through the media’
    Written by on 25/01/2013
    ultra-Orthodox"very worried" over success of Yesh Atid

  • Israeli Elections
    Written by on 17/01/2013
    In this newsletter, we discuss our activities from 2012 and look ahead to 2013, marked by an election year.

  • Hiddush petitions Shas' illegal use of smartphone app to secure votes
    Written by on 01/01/2013
    Hiddush files a complaint to the Central Election Committee about Shas's smartphone app offering blessings from party’s spiritual leader. The use of blessings or curses in campaigning is strictly illegal.

  • What some MKs are actually saying about Reform rabbis
    Written by on 07/06/2012
    In the excitement of Israel's first step toward recognition of non-Orthodox rabbis, these appointments were met with disturbing reactions by both ultra-Orthodox and National Religious political leaders.

  • Extension
    Written by on 23/02/2012
    Despite ruling the Tal law unlawful, Interior Minister says a year extension is needed.

  • Hiddush presents: Exclude the Excluders!
    Written by on 15/02/2012
    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."

  • Exclude the Excluders
    Written by on 13/02/2012
    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."

  • Social Justice Cont'd
    Written by on 26/01/2012
    Uri Regev comments on new proposal for subsidized housing which overwhelmingly favors ultra-Orthodox over the working middle class.

  • Say no to unfair housing subsidies!
    Written by on 26/01/2012
    Hiddush Petition against suggested guidelines for affordable housing that blatantly favor ultra-Orthodox applicants

  • What was Eli Yishai thinking?
    Written by Uri Regev on 23/01/2012
    Eli Yishai's recent comparison of the Six Day War and the Second Lebanon War were not only offensive, they were just plain incorrect.

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