"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
The challenges of this summer have driven many of our rabbis and staff to reflect on their thoughts & experiences:
"All the children in Israel who suffered and those who died in Gaza... does that issue from God?"
Loneliness is lethal: A stunning & radical exegesis by Rabbi Yehoshua Engelman on the necessity of dignity.
Op-ed by Yonatan Gher, director of , on how human rights orgs protect us all: via
“Will not the Judge of all the universe do justice?”
The effects of this war, of all the wars, never go away:
Waiting in court for hearing of 6 detainees from Wadi A-Na'am who were arrested 10 days ago when police arrested 3 kids from their family
TONIGHT: Interfaith prayer for peace at the Notre Dame of Jerusalem Center, 3 Paratroopers Road, opposite the New Gate. 6pm.
Tisha B'Av reminds of the darkness, but it also reminds of the light to come. Reflections by :
"They have bartered their treasures for food/ To keep themselves alive" (Lamentations 1:11)
Last week, the chief rabbi of Hebron claimed that "erasing" all of Gaza is permitted. Rabbi Grenimann of RHR responds
Preliminary investigation by finds July 29th bombing of downtown Khan Yunis building, killing 35, unlawful:
WATCH LIVE: Live streaming of anti-war protest currently being held in Tel Aviv. Eng & Heb.
Are we a generation seeking justice, or one waiting endlessly at the doors to the Promised Land?
The humanitarian disaster in worsens.
Urgent letter protests communities not receiving SMS warnings of incoming rockets
"...the fields of peace are, for the year, ownerless" RHR's Yonatan Shefa on , and :
Visits to injured Gazans tmrw in East Jerusalem hospital. Call us if you are interested in participating in this mitzvah: 02 648 2757
A former IAF officer speaks out on how the public used to demand answers to hard question, but is only silent now.
Are we a generation building a society on righteousness, or one left waiting at the doors of the Promised Land?
"It felt like we were walking through a ghost town. We were surrounded by death, in every direction."
Despite it all, David Grossman still believes there is time. Stunning op-ed in :
Photos of destruction and loss from during the ceasefire.
רמאדן כרים || إلى كريم رمضان كل أصدقائي الأعزاء To all our dear friends we wish Ramadan Kareem
My son, the Israeli soldier, and human rights- by RHR's Rabbi Yehiel Greniman:
4 years ago today was the 1st & biggest of the some 70 demolitions of . Help them hold on; vigil today 4:30 at Lehavim junction
Two Palestinians reportedly beaten by Jewish mob in Jerusalem
"As an Israeli rabbi, I hold my ppl and my country to our own Jewish values" New op-ed by :
Urgent letter from Israeli HR orgs demands a channel for civilians to escape battles in