Tag archive for "Public Housing"
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
RHR is proud to continue our tradition for over 15 years of providing quality human rights programing for rabbis participating in seminars at the Shalom Hartman Institute. This year we have two offerings:
As we near the final days of Passover, Rabbi Arik Ascherman, president and senior rabbi for Rabbis for Human Rights, shares his thoughts on the holiday. Continue Reading
“I am embarrased” she tells me “that I can’t pay for the cultural activities at school, and that the kids go to school with shoes that are falling apart.”
PRESS RELEASE | MARCH 30 2016
The Amendments to the Public Housing Transparency Bill passed, the Forum for Public Housing celebrates an end of abuse and harassment of public housing tenants
On March 16th, amendments to the public housing transparency bill were passed in the Knesset. This marked an important day for human rights in general and to the residents of public housing specifically. Continue Reading
Yesterday, our Hadera Socio-Economic Rights center moved to its new home, still in Hadera of course. Moving is never easy, so congratulations to the staff for getting things set up so quickly! Their doors will officially open once again tomorrow, February 9th. Continue Reading
Although our planting activities have unfortunately been postponed today due to poor weather, we will hold a symbolic tree planting and social justice seder this afternoon with in Beit Shean with our public housing activist group. The event will begin at 3:30pm. We will draw connections between the seasons, fruits and the seasons of activism.
Call Rabbi Ascherman at 050-5607034 for details. Note: The seder will be in Hebrew, but translation is possible.
The Public Housing Forum, of which Rabbis for Human Rights is an active member, demands an investigation into the conduct of Amidar, a replacing of its board, and a guarantees that it will operate as a public company under appropriate supervision and transparency.
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