Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: In the spirit of the Torah

0 Comments 25 April 2017

As Jews, it is customary to circumcise a newborn male baby. In Rabbi Rodman’s dvar Torah to Parashat Tazria-Metzora, we learn how the significance of circumcision can be applied to all of  us, female and male, seeking to live a life of justice true to the spirit of the Torah.

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Field Reports, General, Occupied Territories

Liberman condemns violence against soldiers, but not against Palestinians

0 Comments 24 April 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights expresses anger and amazement in response to the statement yesterday by Defense Minister, Avigdor Liberman, in which he references the violent attacks over weekend in the West Bank.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Wave of attacks against Palestinians continues in villages of Urif and Huwara

0 Comments 24 April 2017

Look below or click here for disturbing photos of recent violence which culminated Saturday (April 22 2017) in two incidents in the Northern West bank. According to a Palestinian reports, three Palestinians were wounded in Huwara, two in the head and one in the hand, by roaming groups of extremist settlers. Among the injured is a […]

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General

Is a Gazan cancer patient carrying explosives a threat to the promotion of human rights?

0 Comments 23 April 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights is horrified by the use of cancer treatments as a means of transporting explosives into Israel, and hopes the circumstances of this incident will become clear soon. Although we have no expectations from extremist organizations, they have seriously endangered the possibility of medical treatment for the many ill patients in Gaza […]

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General

Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Memorial Day and Human Rights

0 Comments 23 April 2017

By Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly parasha: On Religious Innovations

0 Comments 20 April 2017

In his commentary to Parashat Shemini, Rabbi Mordechai Goldberg examines what motivates us to action.  We must always check ourselves to ensure our motivations come from a place of honesty.

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Army prohibits activists from removing unauthorised and offensive signs in Hebron

General, Legal Work, Press Releases

Army prohibits activists from removing unauthorised and offensive signs in Hebron

0 Comments 19 April 2017

PRESS RELEASE | APRIL 19 2017 Israeli army prohibits Rabbis for Human Rights and Palestinian activists from removing unauthorised and offensive signs in Hebron 

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ICCI

Friday: Passover and Easter Old City tour and text study

0 Comments 19 April 2017

Come and join us on a fascinating tour and text study in Jerusalem’s Old City as we explore questions relating to history, culture, faith and tradition. The tour will be led by Carmiel Frutkoff and Joel Kelling followed by a text study led by Rabbi Noa Mazor of Rabbis for Human Rights, Dr. Hector Patmore, […]

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Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Dvar Torah: This too is G-d’s work

0 Comments 13 April 2017

In this week’s Dvar Torah for Shabbat of Passover and seven of Passover, Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann lays out the calendar of Jewish and Israeli observances following in the weeks after Passover. Many  are commemorated by events with strong nationalistic and triumphalistic overtones. As Jews and Israelis, how can we mark these meaningful days while also remembering our past as […]

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Palestinian paramedics assist injured Israeli settlers

0 Comments 13 April 2017

Palestinian paramedics treated injured settlers whose vehicle ran off the road into a wadi near Aqraba last night (April 12), as reported by Zakaria Sadah, Rabbis for Human Right Rights field worker. Let us all continue to encourage such acts of humanity despite the on-going state of conflict.

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