Search results for tag " civil courts"

  • Not antisemitism, rather: democracy defending itself
    Written by on 11/10/2019
    Reading through the ultra-Orthodox parties’ official media outlets in recent days brings up yet another crucial consideration, which justifies the demand that these parties be kept out or neutralized in the next government coalition, as the majority of the public clearly wishes.

  • Hiddush in the service of world Jewry
    Written by Uri Regev on 16/11/2018
    Every so often, Hiddush receives requests for assistance from outside of Israel. One recent appeal is particularly interesting and important, and we will continue to report on it again as it develops.

  • Israel’s Chief Rabbinate is a threat to Jewish unity and democracy
    Written by Uri Regev on 28/03/2018
    Last week, Israel’s Sephardic chief rabbi, Yitzhak Yosef, explained a point of ritual by likening a black child born to white parents to a “monkey.” Immediately following the publication of his racist remarks, a storm erupted. It was widely broadcast, including by JTA, Newsweek and the Palestinian media.

  • Chief Rabbi Yosef rails against civil courts system
    Written by on 05/02/2018
    Chief Rabbi Yosef says civilian courts are 'worse than gentiles' instances,' litigating before them is akin to 'kicking the Torah' and former chief justice Aharon Barak, who criticized a bill seeking to endow rabbinical courts with powers of arbitration in financial disputes, was a mere 'broken shard' to be cast away.

  • Chief Rabbi Yosef attacks Israel's civil courts
    Written by Uri Regev on 22/02/2017
    Last week at a national rabbinic conference, Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef declared that rabbis should warn the Israeli public that in the event of legal disputes, they should take their cases to the rabbinical courts, rather than to Israel's civil courts.

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