Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Field Report: Winter 2016 Ploughing and Planting

0 Comments 13 June 2016

This winter, RHR assisted Palestinian farmers in over a dozen villages exercise their court-mandated right to safely and completely plough and plant on their agricultural lands located near settlements or outposts. RHR’s field team assists these farmers by providing a protective presence in situations where there is a threat of settler violence, and by assisting them […]

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Education

Jerusalem seminar for Nahshon and upper Galilee pre-military academy programs

0 Comments 13 June 2016

Rabbis for Human Rights is proud to run human rights courses within 13 different pre-military academies across the state of Israel. Pre-military academies in Israel offer young adults the chance to take a year off to study between high school and enlistment in the Israeli army.  RHR’s human rights courses expose these young people to […]

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RHR condemns murder of 4 Israelis by Palestinian gunmen

General

RHR condemns murder of 4 Israelis by Palestinian gunmen

0 Comments 09 June 2016

Rabbis for Human Rights condemns the vile shooting yesterday of Israelis in Tel Aviv’s Sarona Market by Palestinian extremists. We send our deep condolences to the families of the four Israelis murdered: Ido Ben Ari, Ilana Neve; Michael Feige; and Mila Mishayev, and pray for the quick and full recovery of 16 injured. We condemn […]

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Occupied Territories

How human rights activists should behave during confrontations with soldiers

0 Comments 09 June 2016

By Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann The meeting of human rights activists and IDF soldiers in the field in the West Bank is often complex and tense. Lately these meetings have been used as material for campaigns by extremist right wing organizations that are trying to discredit all the activity of those supporting human rights in the […]

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Justice in Israel

Exciting Developments at the inauguration of the new Rights Center in Hadera

0 Comments 08 June 2016

By Rabbi Idit Lev Earlier this week we celebrated the opening of the new location of RHR’s Hadera Rights Center  together with activists, members, staff and partners of RHR  partners. The new center, bathed in light, filled up with people. We were overjoyed to meet so many people who came to celebrate with us. Many activists […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Parasha: Yet we continue to strive

0 Comments 07 June 2016

PLEASE NOTE: Until August, the Torah reading in the Land of Israel will be different than the Torah reading outside of the Land of Israel. This Shabbat we in Israel read Naso, while abroad, BeMidbar, which was read last week in Israel, is read. You can find last week’s Dvar Torah on BeMidbar here. In her […]

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ICCI

Mutual respect among people: Thoughts from a recent interreligious conference

1 Comment 07 June 2016

Last week I was privileged to participate in an international interreligious conference in Kosovo. Three hundred men and women participated in this conference from all over the world.  I did not agree with all the speakers, neither did I have the opportunity to speak with all of them. But the most important part of the conference […]

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General, Press Releases

NGO Bill a tool for ideological persecution of human rights and left leaning organizations

0 Comments 07 June 2016

The current NGO Bill (AKA “Mark of Cain Bill”) currently being pushed through advanced legislative procedures in the Knesset will not apply to Rabbis for Human Rights. Most of our funding is from Jewish communities, synagogues and international foundations and not from friendly foreign governments. We won’t be effected by this law, which is actually […]

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Update on the villages located within Firing Zone 918

Legal Work

Update on the villages located within Firing Zone 918

0 Comments 02 June 2016

On Feb 4 2016, Rabbis for Human Rights sent an urgent petition to the High Court to allow  two villages  two represent, ​M​a​j​az and ​S​afai, to submit a detailed ​m​aster plan for ​S​afai and a correction to the plan for ​M​a​j​az. This action followed a wave of demolitions after the break-down of a mediation process between […]

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HR organisations respond to release of State Comptroller report regarding Negev Bedouin

General, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

HR organisations respond to release of State Comptroller report regarding Negev Bedouin

0 Comments 01 June 2016

PRESS RELEASE A response by HR organizations to the publishing of the State Comptroller report regarding the recognition of unrecognized Bedouin villages in the Negev:

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Talking Points

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