Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Legal Work, March 2015 Elections, Occupied Territories

Questions no party has answered

No Comments 15 March 2015

As elections approach, each day we will be asking a different question that no party has addressed yet concerning human rights. Continue Reading

Justice in Israel, Legal Work

Monday – High Court of Justice to hear case on recognition of the village of Dahmash

No Comments 12 March 2015

On Monday, at 9am, the High Court of Justice will hear the petition for recognition by  the village of Dahmash. We encourage all who can to come and support Dahmash in their struggle!  Continue Reading

Justice in Israel

UPDATE- Public housing case scheduled for Monday POSTPONED

No Comments 12 March 2015

Monday, March 16th, the High Court will hear a case concerning what to do with excess funds from the liquidation of  the Prazot public housing cooperation. RHR opposes the distribution of the funds towards many uses, and demands it be used to build more public housing apartments! Continue Reading

Justice in Israel, March 2015 Elections

Questions no party has answered – public housing

No Comments 11 March 2015

Rabbis for Human Rights is pleased that the conversation on public housing and other social justice issues has taken such a prominent stage in this year’s election.

Nevertheless, there are still important questions that have not yet been addressed. Continue Reading

Education, Justice in Israel, العربية

Newsletter in honor of International Women’s Day (Hebrew and Arabic)

No Comments 10 March 2015

In honor of International Women’s Day, the students of Social Engagement Department at Emek Yisrael College prepared this lovely newsletter on organization working for women. Continue Reading

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March 2015 elections: Questionnaire for political candidates

No Comments 08 March 2015

As elections draw closer, we have been pleased to note that there has been a great deal of discussion regarding  public housing and other socioeconomic justice issues. However, we in RHR are asking all of Israel’s parties to tell voters what their positions are on some of the other issues we work on, such as Palestinian human rights, African asylum seekers and our Negev Bedouin citizens.  The questionnaire can be read below. Since we have limited ourselves to issues we deal with, it is by no means exhaustive even for Israel Continue Reading

General, Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, Legal Work, March 2015 Elections, Occupied Territories

Purim Thoughts 5775: There is meaning in absurdity

No Comments 04 March 2015

With elections just two weeks away, Rabbi Ascherman, president and senior rabbi of RHR, shares his thoughts on Purim and the importance of knowing the difference between wrong and right. Continue Reading

Justice in Israel, Justice in Israel-Negev Bedouin, March 2015 Elections

From El Arakib to Beit Shean: Standing Idly by while the powerless are oppressed

No Comments 26 February 2015

As Israel prepares to go to the voting booth on March 17th 2015, RHR is running a series of features encouraging citizens to vote and reminding them  to bring the values of human rights work and the honoring of God’s Image along with them into the voting booth. This post was originally featured on the Rabbi Ascherman’s Times of Israel blog.

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Justice in Israel, March 2015 Elections

WATCH LIVE: Candidates discuss poverty, public housing, direct employment and more.

No Comments 25 February 2015

WATCH LIVE (Feb 25th 17:30): Social justice conference with political candidates discussing poverty, public housing, direct employment and more.

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Mark your calendars: Upcoming social justice/public housing conferences

No Comments 12 February 2015

In the coming month, there will be three socio-economic justice/public housing events. We urge you to attend. Continue Reading

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