See below for recent updates on the renewed threat to the Palestinian village of Susya.
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PRESS RELEASE | JULY 31 2016
Update from Umm al Hiran: Six arrested in unrecognized Bedouin village of Umm al Hiran yesterday (July 31 2016) morning
PRESS RELEASE | JULY 26 2016
PRESS RELEASE | JULY 11 2016
The Forum for Public Housing presents Public Housing Day at the Knesset: Marking the Crisis of the Million
Invitation to cover: Public Housing Day in the Knesset on July 12 2016 will be led by MKs Orli Levy Abekasis, Dov Hanin, Stav Shafir, Ilan Gilon, Itzik Shmuli, Eli Cohen and Omer Bar Lev Continue Reading
In the summer of 2014, Mohammad Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian teen from East Jerusalem, was brutally murdered by three Jewish Israelis in a nationally motivated crime that Israel has officially recognized as “terrorism.” The family of the victim has since called for the family homes of the murderers to be demolished, as is done to the families of Palestinian terrorists. In a recent letter, the Ministry of Defense denied the need for this action. Please see below for Rabbis for Human Rights’ response to the Ministry of Defense: Continue Reading
Photos by Nasser Nawaj’ah of B’Tselem and Rabbi Arik Ascherman of Rabbis for Human Rights
The current NGO Bill (AKA “Mark of Cain Bill”) currently being pushed through advanced legislative procedures in the Knesset will not apply to Rabbis for Human Rights. Most of our funding is from Jewish communities, synagogues and international foundations and not from friendly foreign governments. We won’t be effected by this law, which is actually a tool of ideological persecution, and as such, there is no reason to suspect that we have a personal stake when we ring warning bells against the dangers of it.
PRESS RELEASE | MAY 24 2016
Ahead of a report on the Negev Bedouin expected to be published later today by Israel’s Comptroller, Rabbis for Human Rights is releasing the results of a recent survey conducted for us regarding the Jewish public’s stance on this issue. This survey clearly demonstrates that Israeli Jews have an egalitarian approach towards Arab citizens of Israel despite their government’s discriminatory positions against them.
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