General, Justice in Israel

Citizenship is a basic human right, not a gift of the state

0 Comments 08 August 2017

It must be plainly stated: Citizenship is a basic human right; it is not a gift for the state to revoke. We learned this week that Ala’a Ziwad, a resident of Umm al-Fahm who committed a terrorist attack in Gan Shmu’el injuring four Israeli civilians, will have his citizenship revoked.

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Job listing: Occupied Territories Field Coordinator (Hebrew required)

General, Occupied Territories

Job listing: Occupied Territories Field Coordinator (Hebrew required)

0 Comments 08 August 2017

Come work with us! We are currently seeking a part-time field coordinator for our work in the occupied territories. This position requires Hebrew. See Hebrew listing below.

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General, Occupied Territories

Photos: Jahalin Bedouin children visited by Japanese Shiatsu masters

0 Comments 06 August 2017

How we ended up dancing yesh lanu tayish with Japanese Tao Shiatsu Masters and Bedouin Kids in the Middle of the Desert

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Legal Work

In victory for freedom of speech, court issues restraining order against extremist settler

0 Comments 02 August 2017

Today marked a legal victory for Rabbis for Human Rights as well as the freedom of speech and expression. At our request, the Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court issued a restraining order against settler Anat Cohen.

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High Court Petition: Unauthorized signs obliterate Palestinian identity from Hebron

General, Legal Work, Press Releases

High Court Petition: Unauthorized signs obliterate Palestinian identity from Hebron

0 Comments 01 August 2017

PRESS RELEASE | AUGUST 1 2017 High Court Petition: Unauthorized signs posted by settlers on Shuhada Street obliterate Palestinian identity from Hebron

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Parasha / E-Letter

Tisha b’Av 5777: Rabbi Zadok’s prayer

0 Comments 01 August 2017

By Rabbi Idit Lev In recent years in Israel the eve of Tisha B’Av has become a time to talk about the hatred between brothers that led to the destruction of the Temple. Many tales discuss the blind hatred and disconnect amongst various groups within the nation. We consider the parallel for today: the blind […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat Va’Ethanan: Do what is right and good

0 Comments 31 July 2017

Our tradition teaches us to always seek to do “what is right and good.” Certainly keeping the mitzvot is part of that, but is that all that is needed in order to do what it right in the sight of God?

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Legal Work, Press Releases

American activist files restraining order against settler after Hebron assault

9 Comments 30 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 30 2017

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Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

Tomorrow: Demonstration in Beersheva for equal rights for Israel’s Bedouin!

0 Comments 26 July 2017

Please join the Negev Bedouin tomorrow in Beersheva for a demonstration demanding their equal rights and a stop to the demolitions!

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Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat Devarim: The rights of all people

1 Comment 26 July 2017

As Jews, we are commanded to help our “fellows.”  In this week’s dvar Torah to Parashat Devarim, Rabbi Ma’ayan Turner calls on us to not only struggle for the physical safety of others, but also to strive for the rights of all people.  

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