Justice in Israel

Amidar: The public housing company that’s not building public housing

No Comments 04 May 2015

Public housing corporation Amidar has big plans to build – the problem is they won’t be building public housing! Continue Reading

Justice in Israel

RHR’s Rabbi Idit Lev chosen as symbolic torch lighter for Yom Haatzmaut

No Comments 23 April 2015

RHR is so proud of Rabbi Idit Lev, head of RHR’s social justice department, who was chosen by Haaretz newspaper for their symbolic choices for this year’s Yom HaAtzmaut torch lighters. Please find the original Hebrew article on Rabbi Lev (unofficially) translated below: Continue Reading

General, ICCI, Justice in Israel, Legal Work, Occupied Territories

Passover Thoughts: On Khan El Akhmar, The Abuse of Power and the “Us” In The Promise

No Comments 03 April 2015

On Khan El Akhmar, The Abuse of Power and the “Us” In The Promise

PASSOVER THOUGHTS 5775

Rabbi Arik W. Ascherman

RHR President and Senior Rabbi

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

Rabbis for Human Rights Haggadah Supplements 5775

No Comments 02 April 2015

Below, please find human rights related supplements by Rabbis for Human Rights for your Passover seder. There are three parts: “Who sits with us at our seder,” “The Four children at the seder table: Which child am I?” and “Commentary to the Torah by Rabbi Samson Rapael Hirsch.” We encourage you to use all or as little as you choose. They are available for download and are also copied below.

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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

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

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

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