General, Legal Work, Press Releases

Interfaith prayer and High Court date for village of Dahmash

1 Comment 16 March 2015

PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 16 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

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

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Israeli police arrest Palestinian shepherd in South Hebron Hills

No Comments 15 March 2015

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

Legal Work, Occupied Territories

He who casts fear: Security coordinator from Nokdim does as he pleases

No Comments 10 March 2015

On Tuesday, March 3rd, a settlement security coordinator, apparently from the settlement of Nokdim, attempted to intimidate Palestinian land owners during a coordination with the army near the settlement of Eldad. Upon arrival at the scene, he demanded to see the IDs of the Palestinians, which he also collected.
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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

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

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Press release: Recent gains by RHR in returning lands to Palestinian owners

No Comments 13 February 2015

In recent days and months, RHR has made several significant gains returning land to Palestinian land owners that had either been taken over by settlers, or where settlers made access extremely difficult. A list of several of these gains appears below. In light of the fact that the takeover of agricultural land is proceeding today at a much faster pace than the building of settlements, these successes are very important indicator that it is possible to stop settler encroachment where there is willingness by Israel to honor Palestinian land ownership. Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories

WATCH: Rabbi Ascherman interviewed on RHR’s appeal to restore planning rights to Area C

No Comments 13 February 2015

WATCH: Excellent interview with Rabbi Arik Ascheman on our rabbinical petition to urge Netanyahu to withdraw state opposition to our High Court planning appeal against home demolitions! Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories

Palestinian farmers plant trees and plow land near Nokdim and Kfar Eldad after years of abuse

No Comments 11 February 2015

Video and photos below  from a tree planting and plowing yesterday near the settlements of Nokdim and Kfar Eldad. After a legal battle, RHR’s legal team was able to help Palestinians work their land with army defense after years of abuse.

In the video and photos, the settlement of Kfar Eldad is visible in the background. Continue Reading

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