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

General, March 2015 Elections, Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Torah portion: On Aaron the Peacemaker

No Comments 02 March 2015

In Parashat Ki Tissa, Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish considers the leadership differences between Moses and Aaron, and challenges all of us, as elections approach, to ask ourselves which of our leaders can show the  compassion that made Aaron a “prophet of the people” and a true peacemaker.  Continue Reading


MARK YOUR CALENDARS: Co-Chair of RHR, Rabbi Amy Klein, March speaking tour

No Comments 01 March 2015

Co-Chair of RHR, Rabbi Amy Klein, will be speaking this March in North America. NOTE: Dates and times are subject to change.  Please check here for updates. Continue Reading

General, Occupied Territories

House of my Dreams: Rabbi Ascherman on the Temple Mount

No Comments 01 March 2015

In an effort to reach new audiences and spark dialogue, this  piece by Rabbi Arik Ascherman on the Temple Mount originally appeared in the Israeli publication Makor Rishon. Makor Rishon is  known for its right-wing, religious readership. 

NOTE: Below is not an exact, word-for-word translation of the original Hebrew, but rather represents what Rabbi Ascherman wishes to express in English. 

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General, ICCI, Jobs

JOB OPENING: RHR is hiring a director of our new Interfaith department

No Comments 25 February 2015

Job Opening - Rabbis for Human Rights is seeks a Director of the Interreligious Coordinating Council in Israel (ICCI), a new RHR department as of January 1 2015.  RHR will be accepting applications for one addition week (until March 4th 2015). Continue Reading

General, March 2015 Elections

Israeli elections 2015: Seeking the values of honestly & uprightness

No Comments 18 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 with them into the voting booth.  Continue Reading


Europeans as Nazis? Israeli leftist NGOs doing their bidding for money?

No Comments 15 February 2015

New settler committee video clip portrays Europeans as Nazis and us (Israeli leftist or human rights organizations) as accomplices carrying out their will for money. Continue Reading

General, Justice in Israel

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


On Gates, Gatekeepers, Tu B’Shvat and the Sabbatical Year

No Comments 05 February 2015

Our Tu B’Shevat tree planting was a great day, but the joy of it, unfortunately, could not eclipse the fact that a worrisome injustice occurred during the day, of which many where unaware. Rabbi Arik Ascherman explains exactly what occurred and what it means: Continue Reading

General, Press Releases

Over 400 Rabbis call on Prime Minister Netanyahu to stop administrative home demolitions

7 Comments 05 February 2015


Over 400 Rabbis from around the world call on Prime Minister Netanyahu to stop administrative home demolitions. Continue Reading

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