Search results for tag " haredi"

  • 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."

  • Fact Sheet on Army Evasion
    Written by on 08/02/2012
    Percentage of Growth of Exemptions Given to Yeshiva Students since the Founding of the State: 15,000%. Number of Yeshiva Students Who Evaded the Draft Last Year: 8,500

  • 15,000% Growth in army exemptions for yeshiva students since 1948
    Written by on 08/02/2012
    Number of current yeshiva students receiving deferments estimated at 58,000. Hiddush President Adv. Rabbi Uri Regev: “Any extension of the Tal Law does a huge disservice to the proud concept of the Peoples’ Army. The public will not tolerate continued discrimination in favor of the ultra-Orthodox; any extension will see great consequences in the next election.”

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • Who wins?
    Written by on 28/12/2011
    Shahar Ilan describes how housing reforms favor yeshiva students and religious insitutions

  • 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.

  • Jeffrey Goldberg shows “How Israel Can Stop Alienating American Jews”
    Written by on 06/12/2011
    Jeffrey Goldberg suggests several ideas as to “How Israel Can Stop Alienating American Jews”, including showing respect for diverse Jewish expression and ending ultra-Orthodox discrimination

  • MK Livnat: Ministerial Committee on the Status of Women will be convened
    Written by on 28/11/2011
    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

  • Keeping women visible
    Written by on 17/11/2011
    Rabbi Uri Regev remarks on the removal of women from the public sphere.

  • Discrimination, Repression
    Written by on 13/11/2011
    Increasing gender segregation and discrimination against women, JTA covers Hiddush’s study of bus lines that force women to the back of the bus

  • Haredi Men at Work
    Written by on 13/11/2011
    JTA examines the potential integration of ultra-Orthodox men into the workforce, quoting Shahar Ilan on the challenges of population growth

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