Occupied Territories

Photos: Jahalin Bedouin summer camp!

0 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.

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Justice in Israel

Knesset marks dismal state of public housing in Israel

0 Comments 23 July 2017

Last Tuesday (July 18), Israel’s Knesset noted the dismal state of public housing in our nation. Public Housing Day, now a tradition at the Knesset, is an important legislative advocacy day for the Forum for Public Housing, of which Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR) proudly plays an active and critical role.

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Parashat Matot-Masei: Between the times

Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat Matot-Masei: Between the times

0 Comments 19 July 2017

In this week’s commentary to Parashat Matot-Masei, Rabbi Mordechai Goldberg explores what we are really talking about when we are talking about rebuilding the Temple. Why is the struggle to make Israel a more just place especially relevant during this time?

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Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

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

0 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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Justice in Israel, Press Releases

Tuesday the Knesset will mark the dismal state of Israel’s public housing

0 Comments 16 July 2017

Public Housing Day, now a tradition at the Knesset, is an important legislative advocacy day for the Forum for Public Housing, of which Rabbis for Human Rights (RHR) proudly plays an active and critical role.

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General, Occupied Territories

Summer camp for Jahalin Bedouin Children kicks off!

0 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 […]

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General, Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat Pinchas: To Build and To Plant

0 Comments 12 July 2017

In this week’s dvar Torah to Parashat Pinchas, Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann examines the “Divine pathos” of the prophet Jeremiah. What can we, as an Israeli human rights organization, learn from his unwavering commitment to his people and his mission?

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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

0 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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Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat Balak: What makes our tents so good?

0 Comments 04 July 2017

In his Dvar Torah to Parashat Balak, Rabbi Nativ brings us an interpretative tradition that understands Balak’s praise of the people as related to their balance between respect for family privacy and the needs of the community.

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

General, Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

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

0 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 […]

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