Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Parasha: See my suffering

1 Comment 23 November 2016

Parashat Hayyei Sarah has been used by many to justify the denial of human rights to the Palestinian residents of Hebron. In her dvar Torah to it, Rabbi Amy Klein shows us how Hayyei Sarah can also provide us with strength and resolve to seek justice for those suffering as a result of our failures. 

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November 2016 London Discussions with Rabbi Idit Lev

General

November 2016 London Discussions with Rabbi Idit Lev

1 Comment 23 November 2016

Friends in London – do not miss this opportunity to learn about human rights, Judaism, and the struggle for economic justice in Israelwith Rabbi Idit Lev of Rabbis for Human Rights!

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Occupied Territories

A message to Education Minister Naftali Bennett

0 Comments 22 November 2016

Recently Naftali Bennett, Minster of Education, claimed that the vision of the two state solution is dead. RHR does not have a position favoring one political solution over another, but if the Minister of Education is certain of this, than it is even more incumbent upon him to ensure the human rights of Palestinians living […]

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Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

Renewed threat of demolition to Bedouin Umm al Hiran

0 Comments 20 November 2016

Alarm at Bedouin village Umm al Hiran after authorities arrive this morning, Sunday November 20. A large number of police and other enforcement authorities arrived this morning (November 20 2016) at Umm al Hiran in the Negev and left soon after. This raised alarm for residents concerned it signified preparation for a massive action in […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Parasha: Our Mother’s Milk

0 Comments 16 November 2016

When Sarah learns she is with child, she laughs and others join her. In is dvar Torah to Parashat Vayira, Rabbi Paul Arberman explores what the significance is of this laughter. Why does it play a critical role in making the world a more just place? 

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Field Reports, General, Occupied Territories

Field Report: 2016 Olive Harvest

0 Comments 14 November 2016

Please see below for a summary of this year’s olive harvest.

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Justice in Israel

The right of single parents to attend university & receive guaranteed minimum income

0 Comments 09 November 2016

 The Knesset has enacted a law allowing single parents to pursue academic studies while receiving a guaranteed income, but government regulations are preventing the realization of this right.

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: The Silencing of Women

0 Comments 09 November 2016

In many ways, the world looks very different from the world of the Patriarchs and the Matriarchs. But, as we see in this Dvar Torah by Rabbi Gail Diamond to Parashat Lech Lecha, the abuse, objectification, and silencing of women continues to remain as much a plague on society today as it was for our ancestors. 

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Occupied Territories

Army returns damaged solar panels to Bedouin village without compensation

0 Comments 07 November 2016

Last year, the army confiscated solar panels from the Jahalin Bedouin community Khan al Ahmar, outside of the Israeli settlement Kfar Adumim. After a legal battle, the court ordered the panels to be returned. However, they were returned damaged and no compensation has been ordered. Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann, who has worked with the Jahalin community […]

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Thursday: Information session on new debt and bankruptcy legislation

Justice in Israel

Thursday: Information session on new debt and bankruptcy legislation

0 Comments 06 November 2016

Many people deal with debt, and for some,  bankruptcy is an opportunity to start a new page.  The Knesset is currently discussing a new proposed law dealing with this issue.  We at Rabbis for Human Rights, after consulting with people who are living in debt,  have already studied the legislation and identified points that, in […]

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