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  • Support for Jewish Pluralism is on the Rise!
    Written by on 10/09/2013
    The 2013 Religion and State Index shows that are growing number of Israelis support equal recognition for non-Orthodox rabbis and marriages.

  • A rapidly growing number of Israelis support Jewish pluralism and equality in Israel
    Written by on 10/09/2013
    The 2013 Religion and State Index look at the standing of Reform and Conservative Judaism in Israel for the first time. The results were surprisingly optimistic and show that more and more Israelis see the need to recognize all major Jewish denominations.

  • Hiddush releases 2013 Religion and State Index; increased support for freedom of marriage and Jewish pluralism
    Written by on 03/09/2013
    In the fifth consecutive Religion and State Index, there is a noticeable rise in support for non-Orthodox marriages and conversions. A majority of Israelis support equal recognition of Reform and Conservative Rabbis.

  • Israeli religious establishment is internationally highlighted for its excessive corruption
    Written by on 05/08/2013
    The Global Corruption Barometer found that 73% of Israelis perceive the religious establishment to be either corrupt or extremely corrupt. In the rest of the world, religious institutions are the least corrupt. What does this say about religion in Israel?

  • Op-ed in the Washington Jewish Week: Not an Isolated Tragedy
    Written by Uri Regev on 20/05/2013
    Rabbi Uri Regev writes about the troubles that the American Jewish community are already facing in Israel as the government severly restricts Israelis and Jews rights to marry in the Jewish state.

  • Arresting WOW Leaders isn't the Answer
    Written by on 24/10/2012
    On October 16th, Anat Hoffman of "Women of the Wall" was arrested as she led a monthly Rosh Hodesh prayer service at the Western Wall. On November 15th, six WOW leaders were detained. It's time to face the bigger picture.

  • What they are saying about non-Orthodox Judaism and rabbis: A Compilation of Quotes
    Written by on 30/08/2012
    Hiddush exposes the hate speech that continues to inform policy, leading to continued discrimination of non-Orthodox Jews.

  • US Jews must fight Israel’s policy on religious freedom
    Written by Uri Regev on 01/08/2012
    Recent actions of Israel’s Chief Rabbinate threaten to divide the Jewish people and risk an anti-religious backlash against Judaism itself within the Jewish state. Of particular concern is the monopoly of the Chief Rabbinate over issues of personal status – particularly marriage, divorce, burial, and conversion to Judaism.

  • 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.

  • MK Eichler: Reform Jews worse than Arabs
    Written by on 05/03/2012
    Hiddush CEO, Rabbi Uri Regev: Eichler’s behavior reveals the sad truth of the ultra-Orthodox parties in the Israeli Knesset is deep hatred of the other, simply because they are other.

  • 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."

  • The Tzohar Debate
    Written by on 10/11/2011
    "Shas and the Religious Services Ministry are not missing any opportunity to make the public hate Judaism and drift away from it.”

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

  • Torah As Profession
    Written by on 21/06/2011
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