Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: A Covenant of Peace

0 Comments 20 July 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 Pinchas while abroad Balak which was read last week in Israel, is read. You can find last week’s Dvar Torah on Balak here. Does the […]

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Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

Call for volunteers: JNF working again on land at Al Arakib

0 Comments 18 July 2016

JNF bulldozers arrived yesterday July 17th at the “unrecognised” Bedouin village of Al Arakib, which has been demolished 100 times. The plan is to forest over the village, and the bulldozers have started to prepare new land for planting despite the fact that the JNF said it would not continue to work in these areas […]

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Summer is here! Time for camp!

0 Comments 18 July 2016

On July 17th, Rabbis for Human Rights started work at the summer camps for Bedouin children of the Jahalin tribe living outside of Maale Adumim. We help organize a number of camp programs for these children in different Jahalin encampments in the area in collaboration with nuns from the Comboni Order. The Jahalin Bedouin represent […]

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General

Special thank you to Dr. Shaiya Rothberg!

0 Comments 13 July 2016

Rabbis for Human Rights would like to thank Dr. Shaiya Rothberg for voluntarily teaching a group of our rabbis, supporters  and staff members over a period 4 months a fortnightly class (8 classes)  on the Torah of Human Rights of Rabbi Chaim Hirschensohn. Shaiya was a wonderful teacher and the material we studied with him […]

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A statement of principle: human rights and terror

0 Comments 13 July 2016

  And God created man in God’s image, in the image of God created God man; male and female created God them (Genesis 1:27) As Jews and as rabbis, we understand that human rights are indivisible. God created all people in the Divine Image and so endowed all of us with the fundamental rights that flow […]

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General

Knesset passes NGO bill (AKA “Mark of Cain” bill)

0 Comments 12 July 2016

Last night the Knesset voted to pass the contentious NGO bill (AKA “Mark of Cain” bill), a new law which appears to actually be about ideological persecution of human rights and left-wing organisations in Israel. This bill might be passed, but it will not stop Rabbis for Human Rights from working to honor the Image […]

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Job opening: Development Director

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Job opening: Development Director

0 Comments 12 July 2016

Come work with us! Rabbis for Human Rights is hiring… DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: Major responsibilities: Writing and submission of proposals and reports to existing donors and foundations Supervision of fundraising staff Research and submission of grant proposals to new donors and foundations Maintaining ongoing contacts with donors Requirements: Mother-tongue English Experience in Grant Writing / Reporting […]

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General, Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: From Anti-Semitism to Qualities without Ethnic Boundaries

1 Comment 11 July 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 Balak while abroad Hukkat which was read last week in Israel, is read. You can find last week’s Dvar Torah on Hukkat here. Despite his […]

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The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset

Justice in Israel, Press Releases

The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset

0 Comments 11 July 2016

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 11 2016 The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset: Marking the Crisis of the Million Invitation to cover: Public Housing Day in the Knesset on July 12 2016 will be led by MKs Orli Levy Abekasis, Dov Hanin, Stav Shafir, Ilan Gilon, Itzik Shmuli, Eli Cohen […]

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General, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

Urgent call to join residents of Umm al Hiran Sunday morning

0 Comments 09 July 2016

The Israeli Bedouin residents of Um El Hiran have issued an urgent and desperate call for anybody and everybody to come to Umm Al Hiran tomorrow at 7:00 am because they have been informed that the JNF bulldozers are going to start working on a security road right next to their homes. Up until now […]

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