This Wednesday, Tell the government: Stop neglecting poverty

General, Justice in Israel, Press Releases

This Wednesday, Tell the government: Stop neglecting poverty

0 Comments 16 November 2014

PRESS RELEASE| November 14th 2015 Please join us this Wednesday (November 19 2014) at the Knesset’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty as we demand the government stop ignoring poverty in Israel. In the coming weeks the government is expected to approve the final budget for the coming year. This budget, however,  ignores more than [...]

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General, Occupied Territories

A Scene of Desecration: Rabbi Yehiel on Al Mughayir’s Burned Mosque

0 Comments 14 November 2014

A mosque was badly arsoned, presumably by Jewish extremists, in the early hours of November 12 2014 in the village of Al Mughayir. About a month prior, another mosque, in a different Palestinian village in the Occupied Territories, was also burned. Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann of RHR visited the mosque in Al Mughayir and writes of [...]

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WATCH: The Flourishing North vs the Furious South- Israel’s Bedouin Policy

0 Comments 13 November 2014

The Bedouin in Israel’s North live in flourishing villages, which were recognized by Israel in the 90′s. These citizens feel apart of Israel, and have had many accomplishments economically, educationally and socially.

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General, Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: Reconciliation Must Come Eventually

0 Comments 12 November 2014

 In Parshat Chayei Sarah, Rabbi Ehud Bandel reveals how our sages sought to remind us, again and again, of our obligation to be sensitive to “the other” – both to those who are voiceless, like Sarah and Hagar, as well as to our enemies. With this in mind, we praise Isaac for seeking reconciliation with [...]

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General, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Mosque burned in Palestinian village of Al Mughayir

0 Comments 12 November 2014

PRESS RELEASE | November 12 2014 Early this morning, November 12, a mosque was burned in the Palestinian village of Al Mughayir, near Ramallah.     About one month ago, a mosque was burned in the village of Aqrabah, also in the Occupied Territories. It  was also reported that an ancient synagogue was fire-bombed in the [...]

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Don’t give up on partnership: Join the Tag Meir Coalition in distributing prayers for peace!

0 Comments 12 November 2014

Please join the Tag Meir coalition, of which RHR is a member, in distributing prayers for peace in English, Hebrew and Arabic in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and two northern locations today. 

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November 19th: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

General, Justice in Israel

November 19th: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

0 Comments 10 November 2014

The Forum for the Struggle Against Poverty along with Knesset members Ilan Gilon, Orly Levi-Abekasis and Chaim Katz invite you to the Knesset on November 19th for International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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General, Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: To Take to the Streets

0 Comments 06 November 2014

In Parashat Vayera, Rabbi Yehoyada Amir bravely confronts the choice to be a bystander amidst injustice and violence.  Through the story of Sodom and Gomorrah, as well as his family’s own terrible loss to the fires of the Shoah, he reminds us that we are commanded to be courageous. 

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RHR condemns the November 5th Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

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RHR condemns the November 5th Terrorist Attack in Jerusalem

0 Comments 05 November 2014

Rabbis for Human Rights is deeply pained by and strongly condemns the heinous terrorist attack today on the Jerusalem light rail station. We send heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased and wish speedy recovery to the injured.

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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Khirbet al-Twayel demolitions destroy ancient structures, leave village without water

0 Comments 04 November 2014

PRESS RELEASE | November 3 2014 Israeli Authorities demolish two structures, reportedly from Ottoman Times, in Khirbet a-Twayel in addition to cutting off the village water supply. 

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