|12 Heshvan: Promoting Tolerance in |
an Orthodox Context
Develops schools and youth movements for the National Religious sector that promote openness, pluralism and tolerance, and works to combat anti-Arab racism within Orthodox Judaism.
|Association for the Protection of |
Mixed Family Rights
Advances the rights of mixed families in which the legal Jewish status of one or both partners is in question by the Rabbinate, and promote their integration into society.
|Bina (at Merchavim Chevra Lechinuch Vetarbut) || |
Conducts educational and community activities such as the world’s first Secular Yeshiva, promoting the development of pluralistic Jewish culture among the secular public.
|Center for Women's Justice || |
Litigation and advocacy activities advancing the status of Jewish women whose rights have been violated as a result of the legal system’s dependence on religious laws.
|Esh-David || |
Supports a Jewish Reform congregation of immigrants in Ashdod.
|Idan Hadash (“New Era”) || |
Provides educational workshops and leadership training on issues of democracy and pluralism for immigrants from the former Soviet Union.
|Israel Religious Action Center of the |
Movement for Progressive (Reform)
Policy analysis, litigation and public campaigns on issues of religious freedom and social justice.
|Kedem Synagogue- Beit Daniel || |
Provides cultural and educational activities as well as religious services to the residents of greater Tel Aviv. The Synagogue nurtures the values of progressive Judaism both through a community center and the synagogue.
|Kitar || |
Starting from a foundation of Judaism as a culture, Kitar builds a community of Russian-speaking immigrants in the city of Ashdod through lectures, excursions, holiday events, Hebrew language study and work with youth-at-risk.
|Masorti (Conservative) Movement: |
Religious Affairs Bureau
Provides information about and access to alternative religious services, with the goal of promoting recognition of non-Orthodox forms of Jewish practice in Israel.
|Mavoi Satum (“Dead End”) || |
Empowerment activities and advocacy efforts of religious women to promote the status of both agunot and women denied a religious divorce.
|Midreshet Kama || |
A progressive, pluralistic religious girls’ school in Yeroham, which uses innovative techniques for teaching democracy, tolerance and community involvement.
|Movement for Progressive (Reform) |
Supports Jewish pluralism and promotes social responsibility through work with 30 congregations and educational, religious and cultural activities.
|Ne'emanei Torah Va'Avodah || |
The leading liberal Orthodox organization that promotes a commitment to democracy and the rule of law, progressive religious education, opposition to ultra-Orthodox hegemony over religious affairs, social justice and women’s rights.
|Oranim: Hamidrasha Center for |
Runs educational programs in which Jewish and other texts are explored in an open and pluralistic environment.
|Panim || |
Supports a program to strengthen cooperation among organizations working on religious pluralism through professional training, information sharing and fundraising assistance.
|Realistic Religious Zionism || |
Activities in the Orthodox community aimed at changing the priorities of Religious Zionism through reviving issues such as the relationship between Halacha, modernity and social justice.
|Religious Women’s Forum || |
Supports efforts by Orthodox women to advocate for women’s rights within the framework of halacha, with special regard to marriage and divorce.
|Shaked School || |
A progressive co-educational religious high school on Kibbutz Sde Eliyahu in the Beit She’an valley. It is one of the few co-educational institutions remaining in the national religious system.
|Shitim Institute || |
Develops secular holiday and life-cycle rituals and provides courses on them.
|The Yaacov Herzog Center For |
Promotes the creation of a tolerant and pluralistic dialogue among diverse groups in Jewish society in Israel through running one-year courses for the general public and in-service training for teachers, running batei midrash, running programs in educational settings and holding events and seminars.