Uri Regev


To Reach Diaspora, Make Israel Welcoming to All Jews

By Uri Regev

To Reach Diaspora, Make Israel Welcoming to All Jews
Israel’s new $300 million a year plan to reach the next generation ignores a simple fact: Most of these Diaspora Jews would never be able to be married in the Jewish state.Read More


Israel's Other Impending Election

By Uri Regev

Israel's Other Impending Election
David Stav’s candidacy for chief rabbi is based on his promise to be inclusive, accommodating and liberal. Unfortunately, it is just an illusion.Read More


Israel’s Marital Woes

By Uri Regev

In recent weeks, with the controversy over the Rotem bill raging, the issue of conversion was thrust into the forefront of Israel-Diaspora relations. Those of us who opposed this flawed bill, which would have expanded the official Orthodox rabbinate’s control over conversion, should be glad that our efforts appear to have stopped it. But we cannot rest with this accomplishment. After all, Israel’s major problem isn’t conversion — it’s marriage.Read More



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