Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Parasha: Light brings light

No Comments 24 March 2015

In this elegant reading of Parashat Tzav, Rabbi Susan Silverman explores our responsibilities to ourselves, to each other, to our children and to the most vulnerable among us. Despite everything, we are obliged to keep the flames within us burning.  Continue Reading


A seder for all: RHR now collecting Kimcha d’pischa and chametz for donation

No Comments 23 March 2015

Once again, RHR is collecting for those in need throughout the country in the run-up to Passover. Our collections follow the Jewish tradition of ensuring that all who wish to celebrate the seder can do so, while also  putting food on the shelves in homes of needy non-Jews.  Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

65 olive saplings uprooted between Turmus Aya and Adei Ad outpost

No Comments 19 March 2015

65 olive saplings uprooted between Turmus Aya and Adei Ad outpost

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Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Four Palestinians arrested for harvesting herbs in the South Hebron Hills

No Comments 19 March 2015

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

General, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin

MARCH 27th: Study Tour to Unrecognized Bedouin villages

No Comments 19 March 2015

International students: Please join RHR on March 27th for a tour of the unrecognized Bedouin villages of the Negev.

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March 2015 Elections

No country for non-Jews? Rabbi Ascherman’s Initial reaction to the 2015 elections

1 Comment 18 March 2015

No Country for Non-Jews?

Initial Reaction of RHR’s President on what the Elections Tell Us about Israeli Society  and Our Task as a Rabbinic Human Rights Organization Continue Reading


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

No Comments 18 March 2015

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

General, Legal Work, Press Releases

Interfaith prayer and High Court date for village of Dahmash

1 Comment 16 March 2015


Interfaith Prayer and legal action for Dahmash – an unrecognized village on the outskirts of Gush Dan that’s become a symbol of dispossession Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

Tag Meir Coalition arranges theatrical performance in Murayer

No 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!).  Continue Reading

March 2015 Elections, Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: Taking steps to make things right

No 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. Continue Reading

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