The "catch-22" of poverty, bureaucracy, and vacations—and how it could easily be solvedContinue Reading
Wednesday: Demonstration against the demolition of the Jahalin Bedouin school in Khan al Ahkmar (near the Kfar Adumim settlement and the E1 area)Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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.Continue Reading
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).Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
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