Legal Work, Occupied Territories

PODCAST ON SUSIYA: A village under imminent threat of demolition

0 Comments 01 July 2015

A new podcast from Partners for Progressive Israel details the history and legal background of Susiya, a South Hebron Hills village, represented by RHR’s legal team, currently under imminent threat of demolition. The podcast features an interview with Jerusalem based artist and activist, Robin Levy.

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Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

JNF works land near Negev Bedouin village Awajan

0 Comments 30 June 2015

The JNF is currently working on 300 dunams of land belonging to a family from the Negev Bedouin village of Awajan. When the JNF suddenly appeared last week, the family asked for an order or some sort of written authorization/explanation. The Yoav unit (police unit whose job it is to enforce planning and construction in […]

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General, ICCI

Faces & Faiths of Jerusalem: Encountering the “other” through art, food & music

0 Comments 25 June 2015

Join the Interreligious Coordinating Council of Israel (now a department of RHR) and Beita – City Center for Social Based Art for an interactive evening highlighting the diverse faces and faiths of Jerusalem and celebrating three contemporary art projects!

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories

June 29 conference: Susya – Local or national issue?

0 Comments 25 June 2015

The Palestinian village of Susya, legally represented by RHR,  is currently under immediate threat of demolition. The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute will be hosting a discussion on the political, historical, international and legal aspects of Susya’s case featuring RHR lead lawyer Quamar Mishriqi Asad. 

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RHR Response to the UN’s Report on Operation Protective Edge

General, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

RHR Response to the UN’s Report on Operation Protective Edge

0 Comments 24 June 2015

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 24 2015 The report of the United Nation’s Human Rights Council on the warfare during Operation Protective Edge is a reminder of the opportunity missed by the Israeli governments – the absence of an independent Israeli investigations committee.   An independent investigation committee – transparent, critical and willing to take risks- […]

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ICCI

“Burning churches in the Jewish state? Impossible!” – New blog post by Rabbi Ron Kronish

0 Comments 24 June 2015

The following post by Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, RHR member and founding director and senior advisor of ICCI, was originally posted on his blog on the Huffington Post. 

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: Seeing beyond ourselves

0 Comments 23 June 2015

How does a truly model leader act and think? What concerns them most? In the Haftorah to Parashat Chukkat, Rabbi Gail Diamond examines the biblical leader Yiftach – though well-regarded as a leader, he is unable to see beyond himself and his own concerns. Is this truly someone to aspire to?

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High Court of Justice ruling on the Area C Planning Appeal (English translation)

General

High Court of Justice ruling on the Area C Planning Appeal (English translation)

1 Comment 23 June 2015

Below please find an (unofficial) English translation of the June 10 2015 ruling by the High Court of Justice dismissing a petition brought by the village council of Ad-Dirat- Al-Rfai’ya located in the southern district of Hebron, West Bank, along with a coalition of organizations composed of Rabbis for Human Rights, The Jerusalem Legal Aid […]

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RHR condemns recent violence in Jerusalem and the Occupied Territories

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RHR condemns recent violence in Jerusalem and the Occupied Territories

0 Comments 22 June 2015

RHR condemns the recent violence in Jerusalem and Occupied Territories, and prays for a speedy and full recovery for the Israeli injured today near the Old City and on Friday. Our deepest prayers are with the family and friends of Danny Gonen z’l, murdered on Friday by a Palestinian man in an attack near the […]

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General

Ramadan Kareem to all our observing friends!

0 Comments 21 June 2015

RHR sends Ramadan greetings to all our friends and supporters observing Ramadan. May it be a blessed and peaceful Ramadan for you and your loved ones.  

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