Occupied Territories

Update on a petition to stop legalisation of theft from non-Jews

No Comments 17 August 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights welcomes an interim injunction by the High Court of Israel on a petition submitted against the so-called formalisation law by Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel; the Jerusalem Legal Aid and Human Rights Center; Al Mezan Center for Human Rights; and 17 Palestinian regional authorities in the West Bank whose lands may be expropriated due to implementation of the law. Continue Reading

General, Occupied Territories

Job listing: Occupied Territories Field Coordinator (Hebrew required)

No Comments 08 August 2017

Come work with us! We are currently seeking a part-time field coordinator for our work in the occupied territories. This position requires Hebrew. See Hebrew listing below.

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General, Occupied Territories

Photos: Jahalin Bedouin children visited by Japanese Shiatsu masters

No Comments 06 August 2017

How we ended up dancing yesh lanu tayish with Japanese Tao Shiatsu Masters and Bedouin Kids in the Middle of the Desert
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Occupied Territories

Photos: Jahalin Bedouin summer camp!

No Comments 25 July 2017

Every year, Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR) organises or helps organise summer camps for Jahalin Bedouin children living on the outskirts of Jerusalem. The programs give the children a chance to grow, develop, and play in a safe and supervised environment alongside mentors from the Bedouin community as well as international and Israeli volunteers. Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Court orders Israel to explain plans to demolish Palestinian village Dkeika & expel residents

No Comments 18 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE | JULY 18 2017

On Tuesday July 18 2017, Israel’s High Court of Justice issued an order nisi instructing the state to explain within 90 days its decision to reject the master plan submitted by residents of the Palestinian village Dkeika and move them to an adjacent village.

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General, Occupied Territories

Summer camp for Jahalin Bedouin Children kicks off!

No Comments 16 July 2017

For over a decade, Rabbis for Human Rights has worked to organise and run summer programs and trips for Jahalin children in the West Bank in collaboration with nuns from the Comboni Order. The programs give the children a chance to grow, develop, and play in a safe and supervised environment alongside mentors from the Bedouin community as well as international and Israeli volunteers.

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

All-time record of racist and anti-democratic legislation at Knesset

No Comments 12 July 2017

On Wednesday (July 5 2017), the Knesset held a day marking the struggle against racism. The event was initiated by Members of Knesset Aida Touma-Suleiman (Hadash) and Michal Biran (the Zionist camp), the chairpersons of the Lobby for the Struggle Against Racism.

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General, Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

July 17: High Court to rule on demolition & displacement of Dkeika

No Comments 04 July 2017

PRESS RELEASE | July 4 2017

The historic Palestinian-Bedouin village Dkeika in the South Hebron Hills is facing demolition and displacement, as the State insists the pre-1967 historic village must be forcibly transferred to Hmeida village by March 2018. The High Court will hear the case on July 17, 11:30am. Rabbis for Human Rights calls for an international presence at the hearing. 

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General, Occupied Territories

Ignoring violence against Palestinians leads to increased attacks against soldiers

No Comments 29 June 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights’ response to Israeli soldiers’ complaints on violence against them by extremist settlers Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

Call to prosecute Breaking the Silence Spokesperson smacks of ideological persecution

No Comments 27 June 2017

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked’s call to prosecute Breaking the Silence spokesperson Dean Issacharoff is a cynical move that smacks of ideological persecution. Continue Reading

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