General

April 8th: Human rights seder with Canadian Friends of RHR in Montreal

0 Comments 18 March 2015

Please join Canadian Friends of Rabbis for Human Rights in Montreal for a human rights seder on April 8th 2015.

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General, Legal Work, Press Releases

Interfaith prayer and High Court date for village of Dahmash

1 Comment 16 March 2015

PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 16 2015 Interfaith Prayer and legal action for Dahmash – an unrecognized village on the outskirts of Gush Dan that’s become a symbol of dispossession

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Occupied Territories

Tag Meir Coalition arranges theatrical performance in Murayer

0 Comments 16 March 2015

Last week, on Purim (March 5 2015), cars were torched and racist graffiti scrawled on a home in the Palestinian village of Murayer. In response, the Tag Meir Coalition organized a solidarity visit with the village yesterday (March 15 2015), which included an amazing theater performance for the children (and adults!). 

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March 2015 Elections, Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: Taking steps to make things right

0 Comments 16 March 2015

In parashat Vayikrah, Rabbi Ed Rettig explores what must be done when “the community of Israel sins.” In the past, our ancestors would use sacrifice as a way to right the wrongs, but in modern days, we have other means at our disposal – electing new leaders.

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Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Legal Work, March 2015 Elections, Occupied Territories

Questions no party has answered

0 Comments 15 March 2015

As elections approach, each day we will be asking a different question that no party has addressed yet concerning human rights.

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March 2015 Elections, Refugees rights - UNHCR

March 2015 Elections: What do the parties say on refugees and asylum seekers?

0 Comments 15 March 2015

As Israel prepares to go to the polls on Tuesday, RHR encourages all to bring the values of human rights with them into the booth. We therefore will be releasing the stated platforms of the political parties concerning the human rights issues we work on. Below are the position on issues concerning refugees, asylum seekers […]

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Israeli police arrest Palestinian shepherd in South Hebron Hills

0 Comments 15 March 2015

The following press release  comes from Operation Dove, an Italian NGO that focuses on the South Hebron Hills.

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ICCI

Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish: On Islam and Human Rights

0 Comments 13 March 2015

In his latest blog post from The Times of Israel, Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, the founding director of ICCI, now a department of Rabbis for Human Rights, writes on his experience with Islam and human rights. Please note, this post originally appeared in the Times of Israel.

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Justice in Israel, Legal Work

Monday – High Court of Justice to hear case on recognition of the village of Dahmash

0 Comments 12 March 2015

On Monday, at 9am, the High Court of Justice will hear the petition for recognition by  the village of Dahmash. We encourage all who can to come and support Dahmash in their struggle! 

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Justice in Israel

UPDATE- Public housing case scheduled for Monday POSTPONED

0 Comments 12 March 2015

Monday, March 16th, the High Court will hear a case concerning what to do with excess funds from the liquidation of  the Prazot public housing cooperation. RHR opposes the distribution of the funds towards many uses, and demands it be used to build more public housing apartments!

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