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Sukkot Thoughts 5775: How to make Sukkot the season of our joy

0 Comments 08 October 2014

How to Make Sukkot the “Season of our Joy” Sukkot Thoughts 5775 Rabbi Arik Ascherman Dear Friends and Supporters, Please find here the link to our annual assif rukhani-(spiritual harvest) and to our new ushpizin posters (PDF). Traditionally, we invite seven male guests from the Jewish tradition into our sukkah. Today, many are more creative, [...]

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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Olive Harvest in the Occupied Territories starts with a number of serious incidents

0 Comments 07 October 2014

PRESS RELEASE | Oct 6th 2014 As the olive harvest begins, a number of serious incidents have been reported in the Occupied Territories.   Every fall, Rabbis for Human Rights brings hundreds of volunteers to work side-by-side with Palestinian farmers during our Olive Harvest campaign. Our presence provides protection against possible settler intimidation, enables farmers to [...]

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DOWNLOAD NOW: Original human rights themed posters to decorate your Sukkah!

1 Comment 07 October 2014

Rabbis for Human Rights is pleased to invite you to download these original human-rights themed posters for your sukkah! With one for each day of the holiday, each poster features a different “ushpizin” or exalted guest — someone in need of the sheltering presence the sukkah provides year round. 

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Justice in Israel, Legal Work

His day in court: Legal victory marks step forward in the fight to save public housing

0 Comments 06 October 2014

RHR Advocate Becky Cohen-Keshet specializes in public housing in Israel. On Thursday October 2nd, the day before the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur, where Jews atone for their sins and believe their fates for the coming year to be sealed, she achieved a victory for public housing at the High Court. It is our hope [...]

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El-Arakib in immediate danger- Call for activists in the coming days

Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

El-Arakib in immediate danger- Call for activists in the coming days

0 Comments 06 October 2014

El Arakib is once again being threatened with demolitions, this time during the Muslim holiday of Id el Adkha.

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JOIN US: RHR kicks off the olive harvest season of 5775

General, Occupied Territories

JOIN US: RHR kicks off the olive harvest season of 5775

1 Comment 05 October 2014

START THE NEW YEAR OFF RIGHT! Rabbis for Human Rights is pleased to invite you to join us as we begin this year’s OLIVE HARVEST   During the intermediate days of Sukkot and in the weeks that follow Call: 02 6482757 or email yehielgreni@gmail.com Every fall, Rabbis for Human Rights brings hundreds of volunteers to [...]

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General, Justice in Israel, Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Parasha / E-Letter

Yom Kippur Thoughts 5775: Distinguishing between Masui and Ratsui

0 Comments 03 October 2014

Dear Friends and Supporters, Click here for RHR’s annual Yom Kippur vidui. The annual Assif Rukhani (Spiritual Harvest – The list of some of what is good and positive about Israel and Israelis, as well as some of RHR’s accomplishments in this past year) will be posted on our website (www.rhr.org.il/eng) on Sunday, along with [...]

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RHR Yom Kippur Vidui 5775

0 Comments 30 September 2014

Below please find the RHR vidui, or recounting of our sins,  for 5775.  We encourage you to print it and adapt it to serve your own needs during the High Holidays this year. RHR Vidui 5775 RHR 5775 Vidui-Word doc ENGLISH (can be altered or adapted) RHR 5775 Vidui-PDF- ENGLISH RHR 5775 Vidui-Word doc HEBREW [...]

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General, Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Legal Work, Occupied Territories

Is Hope Defensible? Rosh Hashana thoughts 5775 by Rabbi Arik Ascherman

1 Comment 23 September 2014

Is Hope Defensible? Rosh HaShana Thoughts 5775 Rabbi Arik Ascherman President and Senior Rabbi Rabbis for Human Rights Last week members of RHR met with a US Council of Bishops’ peace mission on the last day of their visit. The bishops were quite depressed. When it was my turn to say something, I recounted some [...]

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Education, General, Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Legal Work, Occupied Territories

“Come as Far as you Can”: RHR’s High Holiday Appeal

1 Comment 22 September 2014

An appeal by Rabbis for Human Rights Co-chairs Rabbi Amy Klein, and Rabbi Moshe Yehudai, and Rabbi Arik Ascherman, president and senior rabbi for RHR, on the upcoming High Holidays.

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