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Knesset passes NGO bill (AKA “Mark of Cain” bill)

0 Comments 12 July 2016

Last night the Knesset voted to pass the contentious NGO bill (AKA “Mark of Cain” bill), a new law which appears to actually be about ideological persecution of human rights and left-wing organisations in Israel. This bill might be passed, but it will not stop Rabbis for Human Rights from working to honor the Image […]

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Job opening: Development Director

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Job opening: Development Director

0 Comments 12 July 2016

Come work with us! Rabbis for Human Rights is hiring… DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR: Major responsibilities: Writing and submission of proposals and reports to existing donors and foundations Supervision of fundraising staff Research and submission of grant proposals to new donors and foundations Maintaining ongoing contacts with donors Requirements: Mother-tongue English Experience in Grant Writing / Reporting […]

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General, Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: From Anti-Semitism to Qualities without Ethnic Boundaries

1 Comment 11 July 2016

PLEASE NOTE: Until August, the Torah reading in the Land of Israel will be different than the Torah reading outside of the Land of Israel. This Shabbat we in Israel read Balak while abroad Hukkat which was read last week in Israel, is read. You can find last week’s Dvar Torah on Hukkat here. Despite his […]

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The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset

Justice in Israel, Press Releases

The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset

0 Comments 11 July 2016

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 11 2016 The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset: Marking the Crisis of the Million Invitation to cover: Public Housing Day in the Knesset on July 12 2016 will be led by MKs Orli Levy Abekasis, Dov Hanin, Stav Shafir, Ilan Gilon, Itzik Shmuli, Eli Cohen […]

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Urgent call to join residents of Umm al Hiran Sunday morning

0 Comments 09 July 2016

The Israeli Bedouin residents of Um El Hiran have issued an urgent and desperate call for anybody and everybody to come to Umm Al Hiran tomorrow at 7:00 am because they have been informed that the JNF bulldozers are going to start working on a security road right next to their homes. Up until now […]

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The State’s cynical use of “security considerations”

0 Comments 08 July 2016

This week, Haaretz newspaper exposed how the state attempted to use an unjustified “security considerations” argument in order to prevent the release of a guest list for a Passover seder given by Israel’s ambassador to the USA. The High Court rejected the claim and released the list. Going over the list, it is hard to find any possible security […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: Mei Meriva-The Importance of Water In A Desert

0 Comments 06 July 2016

PLEASE NOTE: Until August, the Torah reading in the Land of Israel will be different than the Torah reading outside of the Land of Israel. This Shabbat we in Israel read Hukkat while abroad Korach which was read last week in Israel, is read. You can find last week’s Dvar Torah on Korach here. Rabbinic sources […]

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Rabbis for Human Rights mourns the loss of Hallel Yaffa Ariel and Rabbi Michael Mark

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Rabbis for Human Rights mourns the loss of Hallel Yaffa Ariel and Rabbi Michael Mark

1 Comment 04 July 2016

Rabbis for Human Rights bows its head in grief at the murder of Hallel Yaffa Ariel z’l and Rabbi Michael (Miki) Mark z’l. May their memory be a blessing. Rage and frustration are understandable responses and we share in them. But the states’ response to these criminal actions must not include the use of collective […]

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Israeli politicians’ response to MK Zoabi tests nations freedom of expression & democracy

1 Comment 03 July 2016

Israel’s politicians’ unreasonable response to the provocative statements of MK Zoabi tests the nation’s freedom of expression and democracy.

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General, Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

PROGRAMS FOR HARTMAN SEMINAR PARTICIPANTS 5776/2016

0 Comments 03 July 2016

RHR is proud to continue our tradition for over 15 years of providing quality human rights programing for rabbis participating in seminars at the Shalom Hartman Institute. This year we have two offerings:

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