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Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day and Human Rights

0 Comments 23 April 2017

By Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: On Religious Innovations

0 Comments 20 April 2017

In his commentary to Parashat Shemini, Rabbi Mordechai Goldberg examines what motivates us to action.  We must always check ourselves to ensure our motivations come from a place of honesty.

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Army prohibits activists from removing unauthorised and offensive signs in Hebron

General, Legal Work, Press Releases

Army prohibits activists from removing unauthorised and offensive signs in Hebron

0 Comments 19 April 2017

PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 19 2017 Israeli army prohibits Rabbis for Human Rights and Palestinian activists from removing unauthorised and offensive signs in Hebron 

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ICCI

Friday: Passover and Easter Old City tour and text study

0 Comments 19 April 2017

Come and join us on a fascinating tour and text study in Jerusalem’s Old City as we explore questions relating to history, culture, faith and tradition. The tour will be led by Carmiel Frutkoff and Joel Kelling followed by a text study led by Rabbi Noa Mazor of Rabbis for Human Rights, Dr. Hector Patmore, […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Dvar Torah: This too is G-d’s work

0 Comments 13 April 2017

In this week’s Dvar Torah for Shabbat of Passover and seven of Passover, Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann lays out the calendar of Jewish and Israeli observances following in the weeks after Passover. Many  are commemorated by events with strong nationalistic and triumphalistic overtones. As Jews and Israelis, how can we mark these meaningful days while also remembering our past as […]

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Palestinian paramedics assist injured Israeli settlers

0 Comments 13 April 2017

Palestinian paramedics treated injured settlers whose vehicle ran off the road into a wadi near Aqraba last night (April 12), as reported by Zakaria Sadah, Rabbis for Human Right Rights field worker. Let us all continue to encourage such acts of humanity despite the on-going state of conflict.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Olive trees destroyed near outpost of Migron

0 Comments 13 April 2017

Around one hundred olive trees were discovered uprooted in a Palestinian grove near the outpost of Migron last week. The damage is extensive. Our colleagues at Yesh Din are currently assisting the farmers in contacting the appropriate Israel authorities.

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General, Legal Work

Our duty as free people once enslaved: Dvar Torah for Passover 5777

0 Comments 09 April 2017

Rabbi Idit Lev The story of the Exodus is a miraculous story of redemption. The people, who did not fight at all to change their condition,were redeemed from slavery when God decided to act. God is represented by Moses, who is a leader, a prophet and a legislator. The life of Moses, who grew up […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Parasha: Inclusive Universalism in the Passover Haggadah

0 Comments 05 April 2017

In his dvar Torah for Shabbat Hagadol (the Shabbat just before the start of Passover), Rabbi Jeremy Milgrom calls on us to remember the universalist aspects of the Passover Haggadah. In what concrete ways can we ensure this aspect of Judaism is honoured in everyday life in Israel?  

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Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

April 12: Passover in the desert with Umm al Hiran!

0 Comments 04 April 2017

The Bedouin residents of the unrecognised village of Umm al Hiran in the Negev invite you to join them on April 12th for a special Passover event in the desert. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a fun-filled day while getting to know the residents of Umm al Hiran while learning about their struggle. 

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