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Thursday: The Light in our hands — Interfaith candle lighting!

No Comments 26 December 2016

Please join Rabbis for Human Rights and our partners THIS Thursday, the 6th night of Hanukkah (Dec 29th) at 7:30pm for a special interfaith candle lighting at the First Train Station in Jerusalem (David Remez 4)! Continue Reading

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Mutual respect among people: Thoughts from a recent interreligious conference

1 Comment 07 June 2016

Last week I was privileged to participate in an international interreligious conference in Kosovo. Three hundred men and women participated in this conference from all over the world.  I did not agree with all the speakers, neither did I have the opportunity to speak with all of them. But the most important part of the conference was the fact that there was great mutual respect among all the participants of the conference. Continue Reading

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May 24: Join Tag Meir at the Knesset for the launch of a new anti-price tag campaign

1 Comment 19 May 2016

On Tuesday May 24 2016, a new anti-price tag attack inter-party campaign will be launched in the Knesset.  It will be headed by MK Itzik Shmuli (Labor) and MK Merav Ben-Ari (Kulanu). Tag Meir, a coalition of organisations committed to fighting hate-crimes in Israel and showing solidarity with their victims, invites you to attend this important event.

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WEDNESDAY: Memorial for Richard Lakin z”l at Kol HaNeshama

No Comments 04 November 2015

 Mr Lakin was a man of peace and an activist for Tag Meir, and was tragically murdered by a Palestinian extremist in a Jerusalem attack last month.

Tag Meir will be holding a memorial for him at 7:30PM on Wednesday November 4th at Kehillat Kol HaNeshama (1 Asher Street, Jerusalem)

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Monday: Selichot prayers at Tel HaShomer hospital

1 Comment 16 August 2015

With the arrival of the Jewish month of Elul – a month dedicated to repentance before the High holidays – Tag Meir is organizing a selichot prayer event at the Sheba-Tel HaShomer hospital, where Riham and Achmed Dawabshe are being treated. Two weeks ago they were critically injured in an arson attack, believed to be perpetrated by Jewish extremists,  that killed the father of the family and their toddler son. Continue Reading

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“Burning churches in the Jewish state? Impossible!” – New blog post by Rabbi Ron Kronish

No Comments 24 June 2015

The following post by Rabbi Dr. Ron Kronish, RHR member and founding director and senior advisor of ICCI, was originally posted on his blog on the Huffington Post.  Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

Tag Meir distributes flowers on Jerusalem Day to counteract racism & intimidation

10 Comments 21 May 2015

This past Jerusalem Day (May 17 2015), Tag Meir distributed  flowers in the Old City of Jerusalem as a way to counteract the racism and intimidation that often occurs as ultra-nationalistic Jews march through the Muslim Quarter of the city, waving flags and shouting racist slogans. Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

May 4th with Tag Meir and CET: Speak Arabic in Jerusalem!

No Comments 28 April 2015

There have been recent incidents in Jerusalem where residents were assaulted in the streets because they were speaking Arabic. In response, the Tag Meir Coalition, of which RHR is an active member, and CET have organised a joint activity  where folks will ride the light rail from Kikar Safra to Mt Herzl, all the while conversing in Arabic! By proudly speaking in Arabic, we will fight violence while raising awareness of Arabic as a legitimate language in Israel! Continue Reading

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ICCI March updates: Announcing new director Yonatan Shefa

No Comments 05 April 2015

 

ANNOUNCING THE NEW DIRECTOR OF ICCI, A DEPARTMENT OF RHR

We are happy to welcome Yonatan Shefa as the new director of ICCI within Rabbis for Human Rights. Yonatan—who has been working part-time with Rabbis for Human Rights during the past four years while he studies to become a rabbi– comes with a rich background of experience and interest in the interrelated fields of interreligious dialogue, education and action. Most importantly, he comes to ICCI with enthusiasm, energy and effective ideas for the future. Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

Tag Meir Coalition arranges theatrical performance in Murayer

No Comments 16 March 2015

Last week, on Purim (March 5 2015), cars were torched and racist graffiti scrawled on a home in the Palestinian village of Murayer. In response, the Tag Meir Coalition organized a solidarity visit with the village yesterday (March 15 2015), which included an amazing theater performance for the children (and adults!).  Continue Reading

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