Israel’s housing crisis is affecting the ultra-Orthodox community as well. Housing costs in these communities are skyrocketing and young families are moving to the country’s periphery. What kind of apartments are they buying? What does their financing look like?
Conversion is a central theme of the upcoming holiday of Shavuot when the biblical story of Ruth the Moabite – widely considered the first convert to Judaism – is traditionally read. In the spirit of the holiday, we decided to examine what types of relationships Jewish Israelis are ready to have with non-Jews. We also looked into what Jewish Israeli think about the topic of conversions in general and the conversion process in Israel in particular.
A deal is being negotiated behind closed doors: Immunity for the Prime Minister in return for obliteration of the justice system. All those who view yourselves as future leaders: show your political courage. History will judge you - do not enable this reckless initiative. Constitutional changes must only be made based upon a broad consensus at the conclusion of a serious public debate. They are not dark deals to be brokered in smoke-filled rooms at the expense of the public interest