Tag archive for "Public Housing"

Justice in Israel

The right to a stable home: Important policy shifts announced at Public Housing Day!

No Comments 28 October 2015


The Housing Ministry: There will not be an increase of rental rates and the tenants of public housing will be able to purchase new apartments at the price of old apartments in the framework of urban renewal.

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Justice in Israel

Oct 27 is Public Housing Day at the Knesset!

No Comments 12 October 2015

October 27 is Public Housing Day at the Knesset!

Public Housing Day is an initiative of the Public Housing Forum and the heads of the Knesset’s housing caucus- Dov Hanin, Orly Levy Abekasis, Ilan Gilon, Omer Bar-Lev, Itzik Shmuli, Stav Shafir and Eli Cohen. Continue Reading


On Gates of Justice, Joy, and Um El Khiran: Sukkot Thoughts 5776

No Comments 29 September 2015

Rabbi Arik Ascherman
President and Senior Rabbi – Rabbis For Human Rights

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Justice in Israel

July 21: Knesset Housing Caucus conference on “pinui/binui” plans

No Comments 16 July 2015

Although RHR and our partner advocates for public housing still have many concerns, we praise the fact that for the first time in years there is a serious plan that reverses the long standing policies to neglect/dismantle public housing. Continue Reading

Justice in Israel, Press Releases

Press Release: Forum for Public Housing response to new public housing plan

No Comments 16 July 2015

This week Housing Minister Yoav Galant released a 5 point plan related to public housing in Israel. The Forum for Public Housing, in which RHR is an active member, responds to the plan in the following statement. Continue Reading

Parasha / E-Letter

Weekly Torah portion: The merits of a matter, or the merits of a man?

No Comments 18 June 2015

Real values, like human rights, are never a “position” in a debate. These values are timeless, and are required long after the end of any argument or confrontation. Read on for Parashat Korach, by Rabbi Kobi Weiss.
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Justice in Israel

Amidar: The public housing company that’s not building public housing

No Comments 04 May 2015

Public housing corporation Amidar has big plans to build – the problem is they won’t be building public housing! 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

Justice in Israel

UPDATE- Public housing case scheduled for Monday POSTPONED

No Comments 12 March 2015

Monday, March 16th, the High Court will hear a case concerning what to do with excess funds from the liquidation of  the Prazot public housing cooperation. RHR opposes the distribution of the funds towards many uses, and demands it be used to build more public housing apartments! Continue Reading

Justice in Israel, March 2015 Elections

Questions no party has answered – public housing

No Comments 11 March 2015

Rabbis for Human Rights is pleased that the conversation on public housing and other social justice issues has taken such a prominent stage in this year’s election.

Nevertheless, there are still important questions that have not yet been addressed. Continue Reading

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