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May 20th: Rabbis to visit the Holot “open” Detention Facility!

0 Comments 17 May 2015

On Wednesday, March 20th, a gathering of rabbis will be held at the Holot Detention Center in the Negev. Non-rabbis are also welcome and buses will be leaving from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. The event is planned by Rabbi Nava Hefetz, RHR’s director of education, and Rabbi Susan Silverman, a member of RHR.

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Legal Work, العربية

WATCH: Quamar Mishirqi Assad, Director of RHR OT legal department, on Susya (Arabic)

0 Comments 15 May 2015

אסור למחוק את הכפר הפלסטיני סוסיא: מהדורת חדשות בערוץ סקייהמקרה של סוסיא, דוגמא לכפר פלסטיני שידע תחת הכיבוש רק סבל דחיקה ונישול ששיאם בכוונה למחוק את הכפר. הנה כתבה שעשו בערוץ Sky News – בכתבה בין השאר תוכלו לשמוע ולראות את עו”ד קמר מישרקי אסעד, מנהלת מחלקת משפטים ברבנים למען זכויות האדם מתראיינת על המאבק […]

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Israeli state pushes court to take unusual step threatening demolition of entire village (Arabic post)

Press Releases, العربية

Israeli state pushes court to take unusual step threatening demolition of entire village (Arabic post)

0 Comments 14 May 2015

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General, Legal Work, Occupied Territories

SIGN NOW: Petition to Save Susya!

1 Comment 14 May 2015

Please sign the petition to save Susya, currently under threat of imminent demolition.

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General, Legal Work, Occupied Territories

British Consul and other diplomats visits Susya

0 Comments 13 May 2015

Yesterday, British, German, French, Spanish and Danish diplomats visited the Palestinian village of Susya, currently under the threat of imminent demolition.  The British have released the following press release:

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: A Seat of Mercy for all

1 Comment 13 May 2015

In this week’s Dvar Torah for Parashat Behukotai, Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann confronts the contradiction between the Jerusalem of the Bible and of the prophets, both ancient and modern, and the Jerusalem of today, marred by the consequences of political victories. With the approach of Jerusalem Day, how must we choose to observe this day – […]

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General

Don’t miss: Rabbi Ascherman May 2015 USA speaking tour dates

0 Comments 12 May 2015

Rabbi Arik Ascherman, president and senior rabbi of RHR, will be all over the United States this month. Please look below for a listing of events and locations.

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Legal Work

LISTEN: Rabbi Ascherman on Israeli radio on Susya (Hebrew)

0 Comments 12 May 2015

On May 12th 2015, Rabbi Ascherman went on Israeli radio to debate with the legal advisor for the NGO Regavim, an organization pushing to destroy Susya. The interview, in Hebrew, in below, followed by comments in English:

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Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Occupied Territories

High Court rules to demolish Bedouin village Umm al Hiran

0 Comments 11 May 2015

On Tuesday, May 5th 2015, the High Court ruled that Umm al Hiran, an unrecognised Bedouin village in the Negev, will be demolished and the residents forcibly displaced. This comes despite the fact that the village was relocated twice by Israeli authorities to its present location. The court rules that the land is state owned, the residents have […]

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Legal Work

READ: Powerful affidavit by planner with CA on why Palestinian plans are rejected

0 Comments 07 May 2015

Click here to read the unofficial translation of the powerful affidavit by Professor Rassem Khamaisi explaining why the tens of professional master plans he has submitted for Palestinian villages in Area C are languishing unfulfilled. These plans will continue to be unrealised  if the Israeli High Court does not agree to the petition RHR and […]

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