RHR condemns the October 22 2014 terrorist attack in Jerusalem

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RHR condemns the October 22 2014 terrorist attack in Jerusalem

0 Comments 23 October 2014

RHR is shocked by and condemns in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack yesterday in Jerusalem. We mourn the unimaginable loss of Chaya Zissel Braun, the 3 month old baby girl murdered in this horrific event. Our deepest prayers are with her family during this tragic time, and we wish for the refuah shelma [...]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: All who are thirsty, come for water

0 Comments 21 October 2014

With this week’s Torah portion, we find ourselves situated between the violent, destructive waters of God’s flood, and next week’s commencement of our requests for life-giving, restorative  rains. Within this context, Rabbi Dr. Dalia Marx remind us that water is a blessing from God, and that if we desire to control it, we must do [...]

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Occupied Territories

Cows belonging to settlement sent to destroy Palestinian olive trees

0 Comments 21 October 2014

Cows belonging to  settlers are sent to graze amid Palestinian olive trees in the  village of Aqraba in the Occupied Territories.

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Education, General, Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Occupied Territories

International Student Programs and Study Tour Dates – 5775 (2014-2015)

0 Comments 14 October 2014

RABBINICAL, CANTORIAL, AND EDUCATION STUDENTS: Get involved and learn how Israel can truly embody  our highest Jewish values! Join us this year in any number of ways and study the profound connection between human rights and Judaism. RHR offers student tours, service opportunities, and internship possibilities in a range of areas focusing on everything from [...]

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Occupied Territories

Mosque burned in early hours in Palestinian village Aqrabah

0 Comments 14 October 2014

Palestinian residents of the village Aqrabah discovered that the mosque had been overnight (early Tuesday morning, October 14t 2014) in an apparent “price tag” attack.  The first floor of the mosque was burned, with damage done to the carpet, the walls and to copies of the Koran.

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General

RHR annual Sukkot assif rukhani-spiritual harvest 5775

1 Comment 08 October 2014

Please find here RHR’s annual assif rukhani, or annual harvest, for Sukkot. The assif is a place for us to celebrate our accomplishments, both as Israelis and as an organization. We hope you will find that we really do have a lot to be proud of as Israelis, and we invite you to celebrate the [...]

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Sukkot Thoughts 5775: How to make Sukkot the season of our joy

0 Comments 08 October 2014

How to Make Sukkot the “Season of our Joy” Sukkot Thoughts 5775 Rabbi Arik Ascherman Dear Friends and Supporters, Please find here the link to our annual assif rukhani-(spiritual harvest) and to our new ushpizin posters (PDF). Traditionally, we invite seven male guests from the Jewish tradition into our sukkah. Today, many are more creative, [...]

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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Olive Harvest in the Occupied Territories starts with a number of serious incidents

0 Comments 07 October 2014

PRESS RELEASE | Oct 6th 2014 As the olive harvest begins, a number of serious incidents have been reported in the Occupied Territories.   Every fall, Rabbis for Human Rights brings hundreds of volunteers to work side-by-side with Palestinian farmers during our Olive Harvest campaign. Our presence provides protection against possible settler intimidation, enables farmers to [...]

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DOWNLOAD NOW: Original human rights themed posters to decorate your Sukkah!

1 Comment 07 October 2014

Rabbis for Human Rights is pleased to invite you to download these original human-rights themed posters for your sukkah! With one for each day of the holiday, each poster features a different “ushpizin” or exalted guest — someone in need of the sheltering presence the sukkah provides year round. 

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Justice in Israel, Legal Work

His day in court: Legal victory marks step forward in the fight to save public housing

0 Comments 06 October 2014

RHR Advocate Becky Cohen-Keshet specializes in public housing in Israel. On Thursday October 2nd, the day before the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, where Jews atone for their sins and believe their fates for the coming year to be sealed, she achieved a victory for public housing at the High Court. It is our hope [...]

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