Last week, along with the enlightened world, we celebrated the dramatic ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court. The cause of same-sex marriage enjoys wide support in the Jewish community, and in Israel the majority of the Jewish population also supports it. Thirteen American-Jewish...
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Israel received the lowest possible score in a freedom of marriage survey conducted by the Israeli religious rights organization Hiddush.
The nonprofit group released the results of its survey on April 30, giving Israel a zero along with 45 other countries, including Saudi Arabia...
March 24, 2013 | 7:05 am
Rabbi Uri Regev, Founder and Director of Hiddush, asked me to write a Passover Supplement for inclusion in your family Seder on themes and values upon which both the State of Israel and the United States are founded. That piece is titled:
“Imagine: Liberation, Marriage and Gender...
January 11, 2011 | 6:46 pm
The most serious internal problem facing Israel is the political clout exerted by the Charedim (ultra-Orthodox), which threatens the future unity, economic development and military readiness of the state.
This is the firm conviction of Rabbi Uri Regev, who recently spent a week in...