Monthly Archives: April 2012

Israeli Orthodox rabbinate making a practice of discrimination

by Mati Gill

I am a Conservative (Masorti) Jew living in Israel, and I’m done apologizing for it. The official Israeli establishment recognizes me as a Jew, just not the way I choose to practice. The government of Israel continues to allow the ultra-Orthodox to fully control all Jewish-religious life in Israel.


2017-08-11T10:15:15+10:00April 11th, 2012|Past News|

Israel has more Conservative and Reform Jews than Charedi

A recent survey revealed the amazing fact that there are more Conservative and Progressive Jews in Israel than there are Haredim (ultra-Orthodox). Taking material from a vast survey by the Guttman Centre, journalist Shmuel Rosner (1) noted that 8% of Israeli Jews defined themselves as Conservative or Progressive (Reform) compared to just 7% who defined themselves as Haredi.


2017-08-11T10:15:32+10:00April 11th, 2012|Past News|
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