LECTURE SUNDAY: "The Visions of the Founders of the State and the Vision of RHR" 7pm, Beit Midrash of the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem
Where Noah's flood, water access & sustainability, and human rights meet:
"Rabbis for Human Rights help Palestinians w/ olive harvest":
RHR strongly condemns the terrorist attack yesterday. We mourn the murder of baby Chaya Zissel Braun & wish full recovery for the injured.
Olive harvest today in , with encroaching development of Kiryat Sefer (Modiin Ilit) towering over us
Volunteers needed tomorrow & the following day for the olive harvest. Sign up by 17:00 (02-6482757) or email email@example.com
Alert: Initial report of demolition of 3 living structures & animal pen in Az Za'ayyem Zaatreh Bedouin herding community. Info: 0543311820
Say NO to racism in Jerusalem! Protest candidate Rabbi Shmuel Eliahu, a known racist, for city's chief rabbi TODAY Kikar Safra, 3:45 -6:30
NOTE: The student program originally planned for tomorrow is postponed until 7pm on Sunday at the Beit Midrash of the Conservative Yeshiva.
CONFERENCE TMRW: "Natural Resources & the Arab-Israeli Conflict + Israel-Gaza War" by Palestine-Israel Journal. 5-7 p.m Legacy Hotel, Jeru
Hearing today for 23 yr old settler from Tapuach arrested on charges of attacking Palestinian farmers in
Explore environmental stewardship & action thru faith and religion. Wed, Jeru. FREE. Details & registration:
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Check out this year's schedule of programs on human rights & Judaism & get involved!
UPDATE: Sheikh Sayakh and Aziz abu Turi released w/o conditions and w/o hearing even. Updates on Wadi al Naam soon.
Arraignment of those arrested today at Wadi al Naam & AlArakib sometime after 10am tmrw at Beer Sheva magistrate court. Come & give support!
BREAKING: Injuries reported in Negev Bedouin village Wadi el Naam after demolition. Forces now in
Torched mosque discovered in this AM in apparent "" attack. Carpets, walls & Korans burned.
Congrats to Majnata's farmers & RHR's legal team on securing an army escort for a smooth, safe olive harvest!
Palestinian woman assaulted in Yassuf & two detained from Tapuah settlement, one of which is a minor.
חג שמח ! הצטרפו למסיק סוכות שלנו: התשובה היהודית לפשעי הגזענות ותגי המחיר
יוסי יונה: "ועדת אלאלוף מלכתחילה לא הציגה מקורות תקציביים".
True threat to Israel is not the asylum seekers, but the government policy towards them.
DCO investigates w. RHR's Zakaria Sada 16 trees chopped months ago, only discovered today, in Aqrabah
Dozens of olive trees destroyed in West Bank in run-up to harvest via :
Congratulations to RHR Adv Becky Cohen-Keshet on her important victory at the High Court for public housing!
Olive harvest begins today. Already 60 trees reported cut down in Yassuf & 12 in Burin.
once again in immediate danger, this time during .
VOLUNTEERS: We are still in need of volunteers for tmrw as we kick off the in the territories. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year, let us never confuse reality (masui) with the ideal reality (ratsui). May the final seal be for the good.
Volunteers: RHR''s olive harvest campaign starts Monday! Call 02 648 2757 to sign up to harvest w Palestinian farmers in the territories.
"For all these and more, God of forgiveness, we ask forgiveness, pardon, and atonement." RHR vidui:
Our High Holiday vidui (recount of our sins for chesbon nefesh- 'soul searching'). Please use & adapt as you see fit:
Despite HCJ order to close in 90 days, those with summonses still told to report.
Video from on how settlers are given power of law enforcement, defense & policing in their own settlements. VIDEO
Is Hope Defensible? Rosh Hashana thoughts 5775 by Rabbi Arik Ascherman:
& congratulations to the orgs responsible for this important petition:
We hope the closure of Holot is a turning point to relating to asylum seekers in a way befitting of our Jewish tradition & history
African asylum seeker speaks: 'We’re not to blame for south Tel Aviv woes'
HCJ orders Holot to be closed within 90 days!
Tmrw a HCJ decision expected on indefinite detention of African asylum seekers in . Prayers for justice, plz:
At Tuwani is the scene of the latest attempted provocation by settlers of Palestinians in the South Hebron Hills
Israel's treatment of asylum seekers has become a downright desecration of God's name: via
Representatives of Al Arakib waiting to go into court for a very significant hearing to the village's future.
Al Arakib needs you tomorrow! 11:30am at the Magristrate's Court in Ramle
NGOs release statement demanding Israel stop plans for forcible transfer of Palestinian Bedouins
Learn the harrowing story of Adam, a Darfuri refugee and torture survivor, failed once again, this time by Israel
Important court hearing this Wednesday for the village of . Show solidarity by being in the courtroom:
East Jeru children continue to be failed by the city & the prblm is not even $ but discriminatory planning policy.
R. Arik Ascherman: Israel needs moral perspective on Gaza actions: Not everything legal is right
Reminder: Al Arakib needs you Sunday as they go to court Wednesday! Tranport from Jeru and Tel Aviv call Rabbi Arik Ascherman 050-5607034
Not everything that is legal is right. Op ed by Rabbi Ascherman on war investigations:
Elderly Palestinian farmer's land attacked for 2nd time this week in Safa near settlement Bat Ayin. Photos:
RHR in need of volunteers to do Hebrew to Eng translation. Email: email@example.com
This week's parasha on the duty to give.
Very important court date this Wed for . The village is asking for your support- click for how you can help:
A decision no one should have to make: Indefinite detention or return home & risk torture/prison? via
Watering trees with a Palestinian farmer in Anata: Impressions from a volunteer:
New report says African asylum seekers who return home rather than face indefinite prison are victims of refoulement:
At least two homes demolished in Bedouin village Lakiya today, with bulldozers now reported also in Umm Batin.
Recent demolitions in the S. Hebron Hills underscores the importance of returning planning rights to Palestinians.
The war might be over, but the suffering continues:
In this week's parasha, Yonatan Shefa gives us a whole new reason to blot out "Amalek."
"We want Education: Organizing English classes for asylum seekers in the middle of nowhere":
What happened to the asylum seekers this summer during the war: Update from :
Be'er Sheva man charged over anti-Arab Facebook group via :
The kids are enjoying the sea in Gaza City today
The pursuit of harmony and unity within the justice system:
PETITION: Demand the UN call for the closure of , and investigate Israel's treatment of African asylum seekers:
TONIGHT: Info session on Combatants for Peace. 8pm Abu Tor, Jeru: All who support non-violence welcome.
URGENT: Single Eritrean mother of a toddler, currently 8 months pregnant, in urgent need of housing. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On Rosh Chodesh and the Ceasefire: A Meditation to open ourselves up to the power of :
Four minors arrested on charges of hate crime in the Palestinian village of Dura al Qara via
4 Israeli youth arrested on suspicion of committing hate-crime in Palestinian village of Dura al Qara
"I don’t bear responsibility for Hamas’ actions, but rather for those of the Israeli society of which I am a part"
Are Israeli schools part of the problem? via
The challenge of assimilation in modern times is not what it was in biblical times:
PETITION: Tell US that $ for must be sent only if ALL citizens, including Negev Bedouin, are protected.
Rabbi Emma Sham-Ba Ayalon on transforming messages of war to messages of love:
A small victory for human rights NGOs in Israel: Justice Ministry blocks ban on National Service spot at
Protective Edge cost 4.3 billion. But it's society's most vulnerable who truly pay for astronomical military costs.
Artillery fire is highly inaccurate & highly dangerous. Investigation into its use in Gaza is absolutely neccessary.
Breaking down common myths and misconceptions about human rights work in Israel:
A man who not only thought, but did: Rabbi Ascherman on the passing of z'l
Changing the conversation: Questioning not if the IDF is moral, but if the POLICY is moral.
Rabbi Yehiel Grenimann of RHR on how to 'Strive for peace & pursue it"
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel is looking for an executive director:
REMINDER: Join the residents of Al Arakib tmrw as they continue to protest forced dispossession. 4:30pm, at Lehavim Junction.
Help put on food on the plate of hungry . Tomorrow is your last chance, donate today!
4pm today weekly vigil in Sheikh Jarrah against forced evictions, Judaization of E. Jerusalem: Sheikh Jarrah Garden, Nablus Rd & Dahlmann St
Breaking down the birkat hamazon and discovering its hidden message:
Israeli Supreme Court rejects appeal to broadcast names of killed Gazan children.
Looting by Israeli soldiers in Palestinian villages during .Detailed accounts by
"...the only hope for ending the bloody struggle is through empathy and reconciliation." via
Rabbi Ascherman, on why all of us must be like and argue for the lives of 's innocent:
Volunteer with African refugees: Info session tonight 7pm at Assaf - Aid Organization for Refugees. Golomb 52, Tel Aviv
Informative, quick video covering the background of and context of the current conflict. via
Emergency food aid to - send 5,000 tons of potatoes to those who need it most- contribute today!
Revenge is reserved only for God- Why RHR opposes capital punishment:
Palestinian vehicle arsoned in apparent "price tag" attack early this AM in Yasuf near Tapuach Junction