RHR & Forum for the Struggle Against Poverty Respond to 2016 Report on Israeli Poverty

Justice in Israel, Press Releases

RHR & Forum for the Struggle Against Poverty Respond to 2016 Report on Israeli Poverty

0 Comments 09 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE | DECEMBER 9 2017 Rabbis for Human Rights and the Forum for the Struggle Against Poverty Responds to 2016 Poverty Report The most worrisome trend apparent in new poverty report is that employment does not lead to an escape from poverty.

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General, Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat VaYeshev: “Love of a Brother” – Joseph, his brothers & International Human Rights Day

0 Comments 06 December 2017

Mocked as “a dreamer,” Joseph is hated by his brothers who come dangerously close to murdering him.  Generations later, Israeli human rights defenders find themselves similarly despised by their own “brothers.” In this week’s commentary to Parashat VaYeshev, Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann reminds us of the importance of our commitment, as a nation of Jews and […]

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RHR is hiring a part-time lawyer!

General

RHR is hiring a part-time lawyer!

0 Comments 05 December 2017

Hebrew and Arabic required. See full Hebrew posting here.

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RHR to legal advisor: Investigate tv host Avri Gilad for suspicion of incitement to violence

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

RHR to legal advisor: Investigate tv host Avri Gilad for suspicion of incitement to violence

0 Comments 05 December 2017

PRESS RELEASE | DECEMBER 4 2017 Rabbis for Human Rights in letter to Israel’s Legal Advisor: Investigate television morning host Avri Gilad on suspicion of incitement

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Preliminary Palestinian testimony regarding shooting of farmer by settler near Kusra

1 Comment 30 November 2017

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The following testimony was given by Palestinian residents of Kusra to Zakaria Sadah, head of the field department at Rabbis for Human Rights:

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Parashat Vayishlach: The Embrace between Esau & Jacob

Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat Vayishlach: The Embrace between Esau & Jacob

1 Comment 29 November 2017

Reconciliation between Jacob and Esau seemed unlikely, but it happened nevertheless. In his dvar Torah to Parashat Vaylishlach, Rabbi Ron Kronish encourages us to remember that even when peace seems so distant, reconciliation is indeed possible.

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Response to coalition proposal to triple cost for Palestinians petitioning the High Court

General, Legal Work

Response to coalition proposal to triple cost for Palestinians petitioning the High Court

0 Comments 29 November 2017

MK Yoav Kish, do not forget what it means to be a Jew. Let us not forget the verse: “You shall have one law for stranger and citizen alike; for I am the LORD your God.”- Leviticus 24:22

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General

Donate today & receive a beautiful bag embroidered by Palestinian Bedouin women!

4 Comments 26 November 2017

Help us honor the Image of God in EVERY human being! Today is #GivingTuesday — a global day dedicated to coming together as a world community in the spirit of giving back and making the world a better place!

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Parasha / E-Letter

Parashat VaYetze: Moving Forward in Solidarity & Commitment

1 Comment 22 November 2017

To many, Leah’s story is shrouded in sadness. In this week’s commentary to Parashat VaYetze, Rabbi Gail Diamond shows us what we can learn from Leah about spiritual activism and solidarity work.

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General, Occupied Territories

Rabbis for Human Rights stands with our colleagues at Breaking the Silence

1 Comment 21 November 2017

Rabbis for Human Rights responds to the recent persecution of Breaking the Silence, an Israeli anti-occupation organization.

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