General, Justice in Israel

The “catch-22” of poverty, bureaucracy, and vacations—and how it could easily be solved

0 Comments 22 August 2016

The "catch-22" of poverty, bureaucracy, and vacations—and how it could easily be solved

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General, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Update on Susya High Court hearing

3 Comments 18 August 2016

See below for recent updates on the renewed threat to the Palestinian village of Susya.

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: The Importance of Rest

0 Comments 17 August 2016

In today’s modern world where we can be reachable via technology every minute of every day,  it is especially important that all of us, employers and employees, respect the need to set limitations and boundaries. 

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Occupied Territories

DEMONSTRATION AGAINST THE DEMOLITION OF THE JAHALIN BEDOUIN SCHOOL IN KHAN AL AHKMAR

3 Comments 16 August 2016

Wednesday: Demonstration against the demolition of the Jahalin Bedouin school in Khan al Ahkmar (near the Kfar Adumim settlement and the E1 area) 

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Justice in Israel

Escaping Poverty: Demonstration against the 2017-2019 State Budget

0 Comments 14 August 2016

On Thursday August 11 2016, the Forum for the Struggle Against Poverty came out to demonstrate in front of the Prime Minister’s offices in a demand to put the fight against poverty on the agenda of  the proposed 2017-2019 State budget.  About sixty demonstrators and two Knesset members were present. Several participants expressed the demands […]

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General

Tisha B’Av: Fasting is not good for your health! – Prophet Zecharia edition

0 Comments 11 August 2016

Saturday evening marks the start of Tisha B’Av, when Jews across the world fast to commemorate many of the tragedies befallen on the Jewish people. But is fasting truly needed in this day and age, when we have returned to the land of Israel, strong and free? Rabbi Kobi Weiss allows the Prophet Zacharia to address […]

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Education, General

On Jealousy, Zealotry, and the Sound of Sheer Silence: A Lesson Plan for Tisha B’Av

0 Comments 11 August 2016

Saturday evening starts Tisha b’Av, the sad day when the Jews commemorate many of the tragedies that have befallen our people over the years including the destruction of the First and Second Temples. Below please find a lesson plan for use on Tisha b’Av, prepared by Rabbi Nava Hefetz of RHR’s education department.

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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Palestinians report 250 olive trees cut down by Israeli army

0 Comments 10 August 2016

Initial Report: Palestinians from the village Iskaka near the settlement Ariel report some 250 olive trees cut down by the Israeli army this morning (August 10 2016).

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Occupied Territories

Demolitions in Umm el Kheir

0 Comments 09 August 2016

Security forces today (August 9 2016) demolished five structures in the Palestinian village of Umm el Kheir, in the West Bank’s South Hebron Hills region. The five structures were funded by the European Union. 27 people, including 16 minors were made homeless as a result. There were additional demolitions today at Sebastia, and early this […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Parasha: In spite of our leaders

0 Comments 09 August 2016

It is our responsibility as Jews to act as a positive moral influence on the world. But what to do when our leaders are unable to carry out this imperative?

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Talking Points

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