Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

The flexibility of Umm al Hiran Residents vs the government’s intransigence

0 Comments 05 February 2017

On January 18 2017, the Israeli government attempted to begin erasing the entire Bedouin Israeli village of Umm al Hiran in order to build a Jewish community on the rubble. The attempt had disastrous results for both Bedouin and Jews, of which the details are still unclear. Rabbis for Human Rights mourns these painful killings, wishes a […]

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Justice in Israel

How much is left after rent?

0 Comments 05 February 2017

At Rabbis for Human Rights’ socio-economic rights center in Hadera, Rabbi Idit Lev sat with two different men.

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: Strength of hand or a strengthening hand?

0 Comments 31 January 2017

When faced with conflict, is using power, force and shock necessary in order to drive home a point? In his Dvar Torah to Parashat Bo, Rabbi Peretz Rodman examines the wisdom of choosing to use a strong hand.

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Field Reports, General, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

February 10: Tu B’Shevat tree planting with Palestinians and Bedouin!

0 Comments 30 January 2017

PRESS RELEASE | JANUARY 6 2017 Rabbis for Human Rights invites you to celebrate Tu B’Shevat with us on February 10th at our annual tree planting with Palestinians in the occupied territories, and at Bedouin village Umm al Hiran!  Rabbis for Human Rights will hold tree planting events in order to celebrate the Jewish “New Year of […]

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Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

Saturday: Arab-Jewish rally for a common future!

1 Comment 30 January 2017

Please come out on Saturday night to Tel Aviv and stand up for  Umm al Hiran & equality in Israel!

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Occupied Territories

Volunteers needed: Jahalin Bedouin summer camps!

0 Comments 28 January 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights and the Comboni Sisters  are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at summer camps for young Jahalin children this July and August. Volunteers should have some Arabic and experience working with children.

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Occupied Territories

Palestinians saved three armed Israeli soldiers from Palestinian village Kusra

0 Comments 25 January 2017

Below please find an unofficial translation of an article published in Ynet [Hebrew] regarding an incident where four Israelis were discovered in a Palestinian village. The Israelis were in danger and Zakaria Sadah, Palestinian field worker of Rabbis for Human Rights, along with the head of the village council, successfully aided them.

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General, ICCI, العربية

Interreligious Encounters – the Key to Learning and to Attitudinal and Social Change

0 Comments 25 January 2017

 للعربية اضغط هنا Rabbi Noa Mazor, director of ICCI, the interreligious department of Rabbis for Human Rights, on the important of our “Abrahamic Team” panels that are bringing interreligious encounters and understanding to men, women and youth all over Israel.

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RHR calls for the swift creation of an independent investigation on the events at Umm al-Hiran

Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

RHR calls for the swift creation of an independent investigation on the events at Umm al-Hiran

0 Comments 23 January 2017

Video released from January 18th at Umm al Hiran where a police officer was run over and a Bedouin shot  reveals the need for the swift creation of a thorough and independent investigation into the events.  This video evidence joins a number of testimonies reporting that the police shot at the vehicle of Yaqoub Mousa Abu […]

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

10 mature olive trees chopped down in Turmous Ayya

1 Comment 18 January 2017

Ten mature olive trees in the Palestinian village of Turmous Ayya were recently found chopped down not far from the outpost Adi Ad. Encryptic graffiti was sprayed including the word “revenge” and relating the destruction to illegal outposts as an act of “mutual responsibility.” 

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