Tag Archives: Israel Hofsheet (Be Free Israel)

  • Supreme Court Slams Government for Western Wall Delays

    22 September 2016

    Three years following they committed to creating an egalitarian prayer space, implementation is stalled.

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  • Getting Israel Back on Track

    8 September 2016

    A Shabbat train shutdown – part of the “Shabbat Wars,” is the latest salvo in the contentious synagogue-and-state debate.

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  • “Problematic” Payments to Yeshiva Students to be Cancelled

    12 June 2014

    In a victory against discrimination, Israel’s High Court ruled that the state should no longer grant stipends to yeshiva students.

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  • Fault Lines

    29 May 2014

    The fault-line that is shaking Israel runs deep under the ocean, and it is contributing to the tectonic shifts that are now rattling the landscape of the American Jewish community.

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  • Major Conference on Gynecology Excludes Women

    19 December 2013

    NIF is at the forefront of a campaign against a conference on innovations in gynecology, which will exclude women speakers. The Puah Institute, which helps couples with fertility, medicine, and Jewish law, held its 13th national conference in Jerusalem this week, with the theme “Innovations in Gynecology and Halachah: Judgments, Dilemmas and Challenges.” In previous years, female experts were barred from speaking at the annual conference, leading many doctors to cancel their participation in protest. This year, the Puah Institute refused to reveal the list of speakers, presumably in an attempt to stave off criticism regarding its exclusion of women.

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