As elections approach, each day we will be asking a different question that no party has addressed yet concerning human rights. Continue Reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
WATCH LIVE (Feb 25th 17:30): Social justice conference with political candidates discussing poverty, public housing, direct employment and more.
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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